New York City has officially launched it’s pilot program to make payphones across the city free WiFi hotspots. So far, the city has given 10 kiosks the special treatment across three boroughs (soon to be five), with a particular focus on Manhattan.
This move follows countless recent initiatives in NYC to modernize and turn the media capital into a startup capital as well.
Here are the 10 locations, from the release:
Brooklyn Heights-Cobble Hill: 545 Albee Square and 2 Smith Street
Astoria: 30-94 Steinway Street
SoHo: 402 West Broadway
Fur-Flower District: 458 Seventh Avenue
Theater District-Clinton: 28 West 48th Street
Grand Central-United Nations: 410 Madison Avenue
Midtown-Clinton: 1609 Broadway and 1790 Broadway
Upper West Side: 230 West 95th Street
This is something most cities in the world should follow, What do you think about this?