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telephone booth

telamones at Agrigentum
An enclosure for a telephone in a public area.
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Gulf News could not find a single phone booth occupied over a days-long random search in Dubai recently.
Batelco, Bahrain's incumbent operator, is planning to remove 431 payphones across the country as growing mobile use continues to make the humble phone booth redundant.
The ministry has stopped issuing this "Telecard," once used to make local and international calls from phone booths.
A police officer guards a phone booth outside the Orange mobile phone store in Oxford Street A team of forensic officers yesterday pursue their investigations into a homeless man's killing in St Mary's Street, Swansea
With a simple cash or credit card payment, patrons can use these souped-up phone booths to access the Internet via a high-speed broadband connection, send and receive e-mail, send text messages to mobile phones, make phone calls and play games.
Freelance writer Benjamin Gran won the grand prize with his message of workplace innovation and change, likening the end of the era of cubicles to the end of the era of phone booths.
Batelco has marked the phone booths targeted for removal with stickers asking customers to contact it within 60 days if they have any objections to the plans.
I am a businessman and always remain in touch with my customers and suppliers, but for this, I never felt a need to go to a public phone booth," he said, adding that the payphone service should now be taken out by etisalat.
In busy areas - sidewalks, parks, hotels, stations and stores - phone booths blocked out the noisy crisscross of bustle and hurry for a minute so a person could conduct a conversation over a pay phone.
No company can see revenue fall as dramatically as the huge decrease in coins being shoved into UK phone booths without acting.
New York publicist Stu Shepherd (Farrell) is walking past one of Manhattan's last working phone booths on 53rd Street, when he stops to answer an incoming call.
Using Vivox's innovative technology, Second Life residents will be able to make voice calls to other residents and make phone calls from any of the Vivox Phone Booths placed in sponsored areas throughout Second Life to any PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) or mobile phone in North America.