Tag Archives: Transit Wireless

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 […]

5th annual Party on Wheels at the New York Transit Museum

On Sunday 20th May, Transit Wireless, a BAI Communications majority-owned company, sponsored the 5th annual Party on Wheels at the New York Transit Museum. This annual event benefits the Museum’s education programs, serving 25,000 New York City kids and teachers every year – including 3,000 participants in access programs for people with disabilities. During this yearly […]

Transit Wireless Members Committee appoints new CEO for Transit Wireless

The Transit Wireless Members Committee has announced the appointment of Melinda White as Chief Executive Officer of Transit Wireless, a BAI Communications majority-owned company, effective May 2018.

On Air Magazine – Issue 15 2018

Highlights inside this issue include: Major milestone for BAI Canada – with cell connectivity at all 75 Toronto stations Connecting the commuters of New York – 280 million cellular calls recorded in one year Darwin’s gone digital – audio enhanced for listeners DAB+ network switched on Iconic location for BAI UK – with its new […]