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The Subway Guys

By Mike Collado
December 17th, 2013

Phase I Launch at Toronto Subway

With all apologies to Jared, we’re the subway guys.

At least that’s how an attendee at this summer’s New York State Wireless Association Wireless Forum 2013  referred to us.

It’s hard to argue… SOLiD enables wireless at the world’s largest subway systems including the Seoul Metro (the world’s longest system by length) and the New York City Subway (the world’s largest subway system based on the number of stations).

(Check out our case study for NYC Subway here)

SOLiD also empowers wireless in the Sofia Metro in Bulgaria.

And now the Toronto Subway, where we were recently on-hand with other project partners and stakeholders to help celebrate the launch of wireless service at the busiest two stations of the Toronto Subway: St. George and Bloor-Yonge stations.

(See our blog post on the Phase I launch at NYC Subway here)

BAI Canada was awarded the project from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) to build and operate the network which will deliver Wi-Fi and cellular coverage to all the subway stations including platforms, mezzanines, walkways and stairwells. The TTC anticipates that the design, installation, construction and full implementation of the new wireless network will be completed by the end of 2017.

Here’s a list of news releases and media coverage:

 

 

Opening Remarks from Karen Stintz, TTC Chairperson

 

Brian Jacks, CEO of BAI Canada

 

Ken Ranger, Chief Operating Officer of BAI Canada

 

BAI Senior Management Team

 

SOLiD's Dennis Rigney with BAI's Ken Ranger, Brian Jacks and Chris Jaeger

 

Antennae Support Wireless Services in Toronto Subway Platforms

 

Complimentary Wi-Fi Now Available via TCONNECT

 

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