Monday, December 3, 2007

Phone Booths: Fading Relics Of The Past

A small story in today's news from Reuters tells of the demise of the phone booth.

Top U.S. phone company AT&T Inc said on Monday it plans to end its dwindling pay phone business by the end of 2008, as more consumers use mobile phones.

The move affects AT&T pay phones in the company's previous 13-state service area, including California and Texas. BellSouth Corp, which AT&T acquired late last year, has already exited the pay phone business in its nine-state [1]
An end of an era. No place to place a private call. No escape from the elements.

An ode to Phone Booths:

Source: Reuters - AT&T to end dwindling pay phone business

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