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telephone booth

telamones at Agrigentum
An enclosure for a telephone in a public area.
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I saw an etisalat telephone booth on a busy street of this area leaning dangerously, almost about to fall down.
In those days, as there were no cellphones, people used to queue up in front of telephone booths to call their near and dear ones.
Years ago - maybe about 20 - I did a story about what we could look forward to in the future, and the person on the other end of the phone line said there would be a time when everybody would have something called a cellphone and when that happened telephone booths would be obsolete.
bodies, about yesterday's air in telephone booths, about flights
Summary: AL GHARBIA -- Al Gharbia Municipality and etisalat jointly removed the unused telephone booths in the Mizeraa locality.
The iconic BT telephone booths are being axed all over the country as the telecommunications company bids to cut its costs.
There were computer screens and telephone booths, interactive guides and even a greeter at the door.
Looking around now at the dearth of telephone booths, he comments, "That's how things disappear.
The first blast hit a branch in the Silom business district, shattering windows and doors, while the second caused similar damage and also wrecked telephone booths in Samut Prakarn on the outskirts of the capital, police said.
Summary: Telecommunication Minister Jebran Bassil announced on Wednesday that his ministry plans to install an additional 4,000 telephone booths across the country.
First providing a sociological profile of who uses these communication technologies and why, she subsequently offers chapters that examine the way some people lose personal control over their use of these technologies, the technologies' uses as avenues of public information exchange, social networking and loss of privacy, developing issues of copyright and intellectual property, and impacts on older technologies such as public telephone booths and traditional media.
The blast followed violence in Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat and Songkla provinces Tuesday night in which groups of teenagers created chaos by burning rubber tires and setting fire to police booths, telephone booths and a rubber factory.