Eir’s first high-tech payphone kiosk approved by council

Phone box offering wifi, touchscreens and interactive maps to be located on Merrion Street Lower, with several more to follow

12th January, 2020
Eir’s first high-tech payphone kiosk approved by council
A decade ago, there were almost 4,000 public payphones in Ireland. Today, there are just 456

Eir’s first high-tech payphone kiosk – with wifi, touchscreens and interactive maps – has been approved by Dublin City Council.

A decade ago, there were almost 4,000 public payphones in Ireland. Today, there are just 456. Eir has to maintain a number of payphones under its Universal Service Obligation.

The telecoms firm plans to replace two dozen of its existing ones in central Dublin with high-tech facilities.

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