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Tech IRL: A second life for pay phones

As people stop using pay phones, New York launches plan to convert the booths into Wi-Fi hotspots.

Ever walk down the street and see a phone booth? Do you even notice it anymore?

There are some city planners and internet companies out there that do.

Cities in the United States and around the world are working on turning those neglected telephones into wi-fi hotspots. Among them: New York City.

Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson joins Weekend host Lizzie O’Leary to explore tech in real life.

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Lizzie O'Leary is the new host of Marketplace Weekend.

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