Inside NYC’s Bold Plan To Turn Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

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The contracts for New York City payphones expire on October 15, with no plans to replace them. So what can a big city do with thousands of payphone terminals?

The answer might surprise you. Wi-Fi hotspots. Solar panel charging stations. Augmented reality kiosks.

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