Tag Archives: New York City

Breaking the stigma: Changing gender perceptions through a modernised railway industry

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, CEO of Transit Wireless, named to Crain’s New York Business’ inaugural ‘Notable Woman in Tech’ list

NEW YORK, USA, 7th May 2019 – Today, Melinda White, CEO of Transit Wireless, has been named a ‘Notable Woman in Tech’ by Crain’s New York Business. The inaugural list celebrates the remarkable professional achievements of New York business leaders as well as their commitment to promoting diversity and giving back to their community. “I am […]

Transit Wireless adds sales leadership and expands digital media business

NEW YORK, USA, 15th April 2019 – Transit Wireless, a leading neutral host wireless infrastructure company, announced the launch of a digital media business, expanding its offerings to provide additional products and services for the existing network in the New York City subway, as well as expand its wireless networks to other large public venues and […]

5 minutes with Keith Friedman, Chief Financial Officer, Transit Wireless

Keith Friedman joined Transit Wireless (a majority-owned BAI Communications company) in August 2015. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Rutgers, Keith worked his way up through finance and accounting roles at firms including Deloitte & Touche, Avaya, and CSC (now DXC). We sat down with Keith to get […]

BAI in RCR Wireless: Transit Wireless CEO on network priorities: Growth, scale and sustainability

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 […]

Platforms for change: how transit connectivity offers so much more than an internet connection

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 […]

Joan Gillman appointed to BAI Communications Board of Directors

BAI Communications is pleased to formally welcome Joan Gillman to its Board of Directors. Joan brings significant experience in the digital, mobile and broadband technology sector and currently serves as an Independent and Non-Executive Director for InterDigital Communications, Airgain, Inc., Cumulus Media and Centrica PLC; and is on the Members Committee for Transit Wireless (a […]

Expert View: How the Neutral Host model can solve the UK’s rail connectivity conundrum

Predicting the future is a tough business. And when it comes to fast moving technology, plotting a path is getting even harder. But in times of change, having a clear goal becomes all the more important. In this spirit, the UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom, has set out a vision for what data connectivity will be required […]

Metropolitan Transportation Authority announces launch of third annual ‘subway reads’ promotion with Transit Wireless

NEW YORK CITY, USA, 21st August 2018 – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Transit Wireless (a majority-owned BAI Communications company) and Literacy Partners today announced the launch of the third annual “Subway Reads” campaign, a special, six-week joint promotion to provide e-short stories, poems, essays and extensive excerpts from full-length books for riders to enjoy on their commutes. Subway […]