BT Scotland director Bob Downes said: 'The use of pay-phones has dropped 50 per cent over the last three years.
'We will begin consultation with local authorities over which pay-phones in their area are unprofitable and what their future is.'
The interactive kiosks also allow users to send text messages to mobile phones, and of course make general pay-phone
"They say it will cost pounds 8,000 to move the pay-phone but we say that is a bit high because we only want to move it a short distance."
A spokesman for BT said: "It will actually cost pounds 8,000 to move this pay-phone and we cannot come to any special arrangement.
"Every time we manage to get through to someone with responsibility for pay-phones they say they are not prepared to talk and just turn round and ask us to send a fax.
Most of the existing pay-phones work over a satellite communications system, and will be transferred to the GSM standard.
Currently, Rostelecom has under its ownership 200 pay-phones in 189 settlements in North Ossetia, and 55 pay-phones work over the satellite network.