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Spain to phase out public payphones after 93 years - govt

Monday 15 February 2021 | 10:23 CET | News
The Spanish government is set to finally remove the universal service obligation for public payphones in early autumn, paving the way for their progressive abandonment around 93 years after the first booth was opened, reports Expansion, citing the Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure Roberto Sanchez. Spain currently has some 14,800 public payphones throughout the country even though an average of less than one call a week is made from them but they are set to be phased out by the end of the year following the expected approval of the new Telecommunications Law

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Companies: Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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