New York payphone booths

A worker removes the last public payphone near Times Square in New York City, U.S., May 23, 2022. (REUTERS) photos

’End of an era’ as New York removes last of its iconic payphone booths

  • Fixed-line payphones began disappearing from the streets of New York in the early 2000s as cell phone use spread, and then vanished even faster in the 2010s with the explosion of smartphones
By AFP ·