PROGRAM OFFERS FREE E-BOOKS, CELEBRATES WI-FI AND CELL CONNECTIVITY IN ALL 281 UNDERGROUND SUBWAY STATIONS New York City, USA, 21 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.