Transit Wireless invested over US$300 million and partnered with industry vendors to design, build and operate a cellular and Wi-Fi network within the New York City subway and a fibre network throughout the city.
In the final post of his challenges of working in underground environments blog series, UK CEO Billy D’Arcy moves away from the physical environment to the business environments that telecommunication firms and rail operators work within.
Mind the skills gap! Part 4 of BAI Communications UK CEO Billy D’Arcy’s blog series on the challenges of deploying wireless for underground rail discusses how to ensure teams have the right skillset when installing high-speed communications in metro rail environments.
In the 1851 UK census, there were just three women listed as ‘railway labourers’ working in the industry. Whilst trains overall have gotten faster since then, the number of women working on or with them has travelled at a more pedestrian pace. An extensive survey of the UK by industry group Women In Rail found […]
Melinda White joined Transit Wireless as chief executive officer in May 2018. The company serves as the network provider for New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority. MTA operates in a 5,000-square-mile area in New York City, Long Island, southeaster New York state and Connecticut. Prior to taking her current position, White held various positions with […]
London in 1863, Paris in 1900, New York in 1904 and even what feels like a new network, Hong Kong in 1979. You know the cities. But what do the dates signify? They represent the years that their respective transit networks first went into operation. Yes, there have been upgrades and extensions in rail and […]
Nathan Cornish has been an engineer at BAI Communications since 2005. Seven years after starting as an intern with Broadcast Australia, Nathan was given the opportunity to join the team at Transit Wireless, a majority-owned BAI Communications company, where he worked to design, launch and operate the wireless network within the New York City subway. […]
Transit Wireless (a majority-owned BAI Communications company) was selected by the NYCT and the MTA to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a Wi-Com network in New York City’s subway system. After breaking ground in Midtown Manhattan (Phase I) and continuing construction along the Upper West Side (Phase II), our next stop was Queens (Phase […]
In 2011, Transit Wireless (a majority-owned BAI Communications company) began construction on a WiCom network for New York City’s subway system. A project of this type was unprecedented; no one had ever attempted to modernize the 110-year-old transit system and bring it into the 21st century. In our four-part ‘Building of the Boroughs’ blog series, we will take you […]
Having a P3 contract that spans over a quarter-century ensures Transit Wireless (a BAI Communications majority-owned company) and the services we provide continue to meet the needs of New York City Transit for decades to come.