New York City To Revamp Pay Phones With Gigabit Wi-Fi
New York City plans to offer free Wi-Fi to its residents by replacing outdated pay phones with Internet hub kiosks, although some worry about privacy.By Jake Godin | November 18, 2014
Well, pay phones of New York, it was a good run.
Monday the Big Apple announced it's ditching its coin-operated relics of the early 1900s in favor of a more modern solution.
The project, called LinkNYC, will replace pay phones in New York City's five boroughs with high-tech Wi-Fi kiosks. It's is a joint effort by city and CityBridge, a consortium of technology, design and advertising companies.