A new destination for the good old payphone: hotspot

New York City is removing payphones and installing public Wi-Fi charging stations that will be kitted out with Android tablets and offer an array of city services, touchscreen maps for lost tourists, a 911 button, and other helpful tech-centric utilities. The initiative is similar to a London project that renovated a number of the iconic red payphone booths as solar-charging stations. The payphone transformation comes at a price: $200 million.

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A new destination for the good old payphone: hotspot

New York City is removing payphones and installing public Wi-Fi charging stations that will be kitted out with Android tablets and offer an array of city services, touchscreen maps for lost tourists, a 911 button, and other helpful tech-centric utilities. The initiative is similar to a London project that renovated a number of the iconic red payphone booths as solar-charging stations. The payphone transformation comes at a price: $200 million.

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