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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...

IMAGES: Designing NYC's Future Payphones

Posted 03.07.2013 | New York

New York City awarded six designers in the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge on Tuesday. The Challenge hopes to get innovators to imagine new uses f...

Jason Gilbert

THE RETURN OF THE PAY PHONE

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- When Apple's iPhone cannot find a cell signal, the phone's status bar displays -- in lieu of the typical 3G or 4G line of bars indicating ...