The Internet Is All Around You

The Internet Is All Around You

Gross, Old Telephone Booths Are Being Converted Into WiFi Hotspots in New Zealand

Auckland is a cute little town! (Photo: Flickr)

It sure looks like New Zealand has it all figured out! One of the nation’s telecoms is converting old payphone booths into WiFi hotspots to create a nationwide network of beautiful Internet connections.

More than 700 booths will be converted in the next few weeks, with another 2,000 added by the middle of next year. The old booths are generally located in the country’s major cities, like Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch, as well as “holiday spots.” Read More