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Michael Bloomberg Wants to Do Something Cool with New York's Phone Booths

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Wi-Fi-enabled phone booth Hong Kong

A Wi-Fi-enabled phone booth in Hong Kong.

Credit: Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images

Just 15 years ago, New York City had 35,000 phone booths. Thanks to cell phones it now has just 11,000, most of which serve little purpose for anyone but Clark Kent. Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to change that.

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