New York City Will Replace Pay Phones With Wi-Fi Hotspots
|01/04/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
NEW YORK (AP) — Operator, won’t you help me replace this call?
A 9-foot-tall, narrow structure installed this past week on a Manhattan sidewalk is signaling a plan to turn pay phones into what’s billed as the world’s biggest and fastest municipal Wi-Fi network.
The first of at least 7,500 planned hot spots are due to go online early next year, promising superfast and free Wi-Fi service, new street phones with free calling, ports to charge personal phones and a no-cost windfall for the city.
With some cities nationwide making renewed pushes for public Wi-Fi after an earlier wave of enthusiasm faded, New read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com