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The last time I used a Payphone
The last time I used a Payphone was in a Hannafords supermarket in Biddeford, Maine and I used it for nostalgia purposes as I had my iPhone in my other hand. The Payphone is owned by FairPoint and is tied into the Hanafords phone system as it showed Hanafords on the receiving end's caller ID. I called grandma and it cost 50 cents. The last time my mother used a Payphone was within the last year and she called my cell phone while we were at the Holyoke Mall and she forgot her cell phone.
Some uses for payphones these days is forgetting your cell phone or a dead cell phone battery.
I once used a Payphone because I had broken my cell phone earlier that day and I made the call collect. A three minute call costed us $15 when we got the phone bill. This was back in 2002 and the cell phone was a prepaid Verizon Nokia 5185 and all I had to replace was the battery pack. The Payphone was owned by Qwest.
Ah, the days of 1-800-COLLECT or 1-800-CALL ATT!
And how sweet is that? You can use a payphone if you've forgotten or broke your cell phone.
Of course, there aren't that many payphones in the US, especially in Florida.
Phone: Yealink SIP-T22P + CSipSimple in Optimus V
Phone System: Asterisk 10.1; Server: Debian Sid+Exp
I'm in heaven with VoIP except for 3G wireless.