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
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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