Tag Archives: TfL

Driving a digital agenda

London is the tech capital of Europe, and it offers a compelling mix of innovation, a thriving creative sector and a vibrant financial system. It is why when BAI Communications was looking to establish its European headquarters in 2016, London was our first choice. Our decision to set up BAI’s London office was vindicated when […]

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 […]

Enabling quality communications across rail networks

Business models for rail are changing. Historically, the primary focus of both rail operators and authorities has been on driving effective operations. While still a primary concern, emphasis is increasingly shifting to the need to deliver a better quality of customer service. A major rung on the ladder to achieving this goal also featured as […]

Reflections from the party conferences – digital at the front of the transport revolution

The past few weeks have seen politics and the media focus on party conference season, especially the Brexit debate. However, beneath the headline grabbing stories I find it a useful opportunity to test out what issues in the transport and digital sectors are most popular with politicians and our partners. This is especially important for […]

Shared networks and small cells to drive the UK digital economy

All around the world, connectivity is a key driver of economic growth, creating new revenue opportunities, increasing operational efficiency and fuelling innovation. Across the public and private sector, it’s long been accepted that universal superfast connectivity will be central to the UK competing globally in the future. However, to date there’s not been a consensus […]

Five minutes with Malcolm Keys, Director, European Transit, BAI Communications

Pictured above (from left) is Malcolm Keys with Ken Ranger (CEO, BAI Communications Canada) and Billy D’Arcy (CEO, BAI Communications UK) at the Train Comms 2018 event in London. Malcolm Keys has been with BAI since 2004 in various leadership roles including CIO and Director of Telecommunications. For five years he ran the Emergency Services and Critical […]

Building skills for modern railways

One constant in the history of rail has been the necessity for the industry to build its skills in line with technological evolution. From steam to diesel to electric, innovation demands organisations upskill in step with the latest advancements in order to remain competitive. Today, digital transformation is presenting the sector with a new set […]

Fast forward to the future

By Andrew Conway, Director of Engineering, BAI UK Our team in the UK welcomed the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review (FTIR) which was published on Monday by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The Review commits the Government to making the UK a world leader in digital connectivity, embracing all the opportunities that […]

Building the UK transport networks of tomorrow

Today’s transport organisations need a broader set of competencies than ever before. Ongoing digital transformation of the industry is exciting, promising to improve customer experiences and transport management for the better. It also means working with an incredibly diverse array of technologies, ranging from 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) to Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]

BAI UK’s Malcolm Keys to speak at the BWCS annual Wi-Fi on Trains Conference

On 6 and 7th June BAI Communications UK Director Malcolm Keys will attend BWCS’ annual Wi-Fi on Trains Conference, Train Communications Systems 2018, to speak about the future of Wi-Fi on trains. Register now to join Malcolm, TfL, Network Rail and train operators from around the globe to take part in the debate in London, UK. Look forward […]