Rail commuters across the globe have made it clear that they want governments to invest in 5G networks and understand the benefits those investments will provide. More specifically, advanced mobile networks and smart technology are critical to enabling the transit services rail users expect and must be seamless and smart. These are some of BAI […]
As a member of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), BAI Communications is proud to be part of a collaborative ecosystem that supports new technologies to drive the industry forward. As a leading provider of neutral-host infrastructure, we are working with other members to implement the WBA’s NextGen Wi-Fi programme. This work includes trialling leading-edge technologies […]
Toronto, CANADA, 5th November 2019: BAI Communications, a global leader in the design, build and operation of communications infrastructure, has today announced the appointment of Don Morrison as the Executive Chairman of its Canadian business, effective 11th November 2019. The role of Executive Chairman has been created as BAI Communications Canada CEO, Ken Ranger, relocates […]
In the final post of his challenges of working in underground environments blog series, UK CEO Billy D’Arcy moves away from the physical environment to the business environments that telecommunication firms and rail operators work within.
This week, BAI Communications is attending SmartTransit USA conference in Baltimore. We sat down with Josh MacKinnon, Director, Wi-Fi Technologies, for BAI Communications, based in Toronto, Canada to discuss the challenges of bringing Wi-Fi to a large transit system.
Mind the skills gap! Part 4 of BAI Communications UK CEO Billy D’Arcy’s blog series on the challenges of deploying wireless for underground rail discusses how to ensure teams have the right skillset when installing high-speed communications in metro rail environments.
Welcome to part three of BAI’s blog series exploring the top five challenges of providing wireless service in underground environments. This week we’re looking at working in confined spaces.
Connectivity is transforming public transport. As urban areas expand, and as demands for ‘anywhere, anytime’ data connections grow, digital infrastructure is being rolled out alongside physical infrastructure. This ensures commuters can connect to the internet and that transport operators can access reliable, real-time data about their services. But that’s just the beginning; the full implications […]
BAI Communications UK CEO Billy Darcy shares part 2 of BAI’s blog series looking into the challenges effecting installation of underground wireless networks. This post explores the issues associated with completing large infrastructure projects in the age of 24 hour transport connectivity.
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 […]