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NYC Announces 'Reinvent Payphones' Design Challenge Winners



March 7, 2013 By

Update March 18, 2013: The public has spoken, via the City of New York’s Facebook Page, and named NYFi as the Reinvent Payphone Design Challenge Popular Choice winner

NYFi is designed as an interactive portal to public information, goods and services; a hub for free wireless Internet access; and an open infrastructure for future applications.

 

Original story, March 7, 2013: The finalists for New York City's Reinvent Payphones design challenge --  a city-backed effort to inject new life into the 11,000 payphones located throughout the city -- were announced Wednesday, March 6.

The contract for these 11,000 payphones is set to expire and renew in October 2014, according to engadget, so the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) launched the design challenge to get ideas on how to replace them. 


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