Tag Archives: Transit Wireless

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BAI Communications demonstrates reliable, secure on-board Wi-Fi

Recently BAI Communications attended SmartTransit in Philadelphia. SmartTransit is the go-to conference for senior transit industry figures from across the Americas. This year’s event had a focus on how digitalisation and technology is revolutionising transit, from enhanced analytics technologies to real-time passenger information systems. Shaun Newton, Product Development Manager, Transit Wireless (a BAI Communications majority-owned […]

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 […]

Headliner: Melinda White Chief Executive Officer, Transit Wireless

Warren Buffett, the American billionaire, who knows a little bit about a successful journey, once stated that “Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.” This is still the case. But since the ‘Sage of Omaha’ offered this opinion, those […]

Building in the boroughs: part 3: the Bronx

Transit Wireless (a majority owned BAI Communications company) is known for the cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity it implemented throughout the MTA’s subway system; nowadays, New Yorkers wouldn’t recognize a subway station without cellular and Wi-Fi service. Despite the wireless communications (WiCom) network’s popularity, most of the city’s 5.7 million daily riders have no idea of how it […]

Building in the boroughs: part 2: Queens

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 […]

Alcatel Lucent Enterprise on TWiT talks Wi-Fi in the New York subway

Rob Hemmerich of Alcatel-Lucent discusses the challenges of building out a network that can handle the environment and capacity demands of Transit Wireless (a BAI Communications majority-owned company) Wi-Com network throughout New York City’s 282 underground subway stations on This Week in Enterprise Tech from TWiT.tv. Watch or listen to the podcast here: https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-enterprise-tech/episodes/293?autostart=false Note: […]

Building in the boroughs: part 1: Manhattan

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 […]