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New York City Seriously Wants To Turn Pay Phones Into WiFi Hotspots

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.09.2014 | Technology

The City of New York has issued a request for proposals to turn its aging public pay phones into a citywide WiFi network. The Department of Inform...

Boulder Hanging Up On Pearl Street Mall Pay Phones

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 06.08.2013 | Denver

Later this month, the four pay phones on the Pearl Street Mall will be going the way of the phonograph, the floppy disk and, well, the pay phone. Wit...


Dan Marker-Moore | Posted 11.14.2012 | Los Angeles
Dan Marker-Moore

Remember pay phones? Those things on the street you used to put change in when you got a beep on you pager. Those dinosaurs of the communications world are still around... for now. They are getting removed one by one.

Pay Phones To Be Replaced By Internet Kiosks

Posted 03.19.2012 | New York

Looks like Clark Kent's getting a new dressing room. Those hulking wastes of space we used to call pay phones will soon be no more. New Yorkers wil...

The Shrinking Value of Bank Branches...

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

I don't know about you, but my time is one of my most valuable assets these days. I work long hours, I travel a lot, when I'm home I am struggling to ...

Wrong Number: One In Four Subway Pay Phones Don't Work

New York Daily News | Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Subway riders with wireless telephones won't be able to call home - or anywhere else - anytime soon as yet another technology project has stalled....