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payphone

(ˈpeɪˌfəʊn)
n
(Telecommunications) a public telephone operated by coins or a phonecard
Translations
telefonní automat
mønttelefon
GroschengrabMünzfernsprecher
kolikkopuhelin
javna govornica
公衆電話
공중전화
telefonkiosk
ตู้โทรศัพท์สาธารณะที่ต้องหยอดเหรียญ
máy điện thoại trả tiền

payphone

[ˈpeɪˌfəʊn] pay station (Am) ncabina telefonica

payphone

هَاتِفٌ عُمُومِيّ telefonní automat mønttelefon Münzfernsprecher τηλέφωνο με κερματοδέκτη teléfono público kolikkopuhelin cabine à pièces javna govornica telefono a pagamento 公衆電話 공중전화 telefooncel telefonkiosk płatny telefon telefone público таксофон telefonkiosk ตู้โทรศัพท์สาธารณะที่ต้องหยอดเหรียญ ankesörlü telefon máy điện thoại trả tiền 付费电话
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Organisations can also adopt an older-style red payphone box from BT for PS1.
A council spokesperson said: "All relevant community councils are in the process of being informed with comments invited, while posters displaying contact details have been put up in each payphone. There are three options open for each payphone - if it is a red 'heritage' payphone, communities can buy them for PS1 and use it for another purpose; an objection to the removal of the payphone can be lodged; no objection is lodged and the payphone is removed."
One payphone in Devon was even turned into the 'world's smallest nightclub'.
One payphone in Devon was even turned into the "world's smallest nightclub".
A man in Chongqing, China was discovered having hacked a public payphone, allowing him to access movies, novels and video games off the internet for years.
BT suggested the payphone, in a 1970s shopping precinct, could be being used by foreigners whose mobile phones do not work.
The booths - which have a payphone, Wi-Fi and a touchscreen featuring journey planners, maps and local points of interest - are a private project by New World Payphones and are separate to BT's red phone boxes.
A BT spokesperson said: "BT is committed to providing a public payphone service, but with usage declining by over 90% in the last decade, we continue to review and remove payphones which are no longer used.
A BT spokeswoman said: "BT is committed to providing a public payphone service, but with usage declining by over 90% in the last decade, we've continued to review and remove payphones which are no longer needed.
"BT is committed to providing a public payphone service, but with usage declining by over 90 per cent in the last decade, we've continued to review and remove payphones which are no longer needed.
WiMacTel, a Telecom company and one of North America's largest provider of payphone services, including call centers, has acquired Texas based National Extra Effort Payphone (NEEP) coin and emergency payphone assets.