Blog: The strange case of prison phone calls

Feb 9, 2017
The simple phone call is caught up in economic, legal and prison reform battles.
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Why payphones are still a thing in Hawaii

Sep 13, 2016
The island state leads the nation in payphones per capita.
Three sailors making telephone calls via payphones in Key West, Florida circa 1955.
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A day in the life of a payphone

May 22, 2014
New York City has about 10,000 public payphones. But who's using them?

New York looks to reinvent city’s payphones

Dec 6, 2012
In the cellphone era, what’s the value of a payphone? New York sees advertising and Internet hot spots as the future for its 11,000 payphones.
New York sees advertising and Internet hot spots as the future for its 11,000 payphones.
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