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(Government Technology)   Are payphones really making a comeback? Well, Boston likes to think so   ( divider line
    More: Cool, Boston's Wi-Fi, LCC, Faneuil Hall, small cell  
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3201 clicks; posted to Geek » on 02 May 2013 at 8:22 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-05-02 11:31:20 PM  
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But we need more cell infrastructure.

Well that's because you're American, you wanted it that way.  Hell I've been on Fark long enough to have seen American's go in to long tirades about why your shoddy, overpriced, under delivering system(s) are just so peachy.   Me?   I'm European, the land of evil socialism and ubiquitous 3.5G no matter where you go.We whine if we don't get a decent signal on the London underground.

3 don't even have data caps and bake Skype in to their phones (or at least did for quite a while).
2013-05-02 10:07:58 PM  
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MrEricSir: Speaking of which, someone needs to make a redboxing app for iOS so I can illegally make free calls from payphones.

Kind of useless unless you have the iOS time machine app to go back to a time when payphones still used in-band signaling.

btw. I assume your iOS device can play a mp3.  There should be a mp3 of the tone sequence for a quarter out there somewhere.
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