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Episode 49: Transforming old payphone kiosks into a Wi-Fi® lifeline with Victoria Lamberth of Boldyn Networks


In today's episode, we're joined by Victoria Lamberth, Chief Development Officer at Boldyn Networks to discuss how New York City created an internet lifeline. Victoria tells us how old payphone booths have transformed into Wi-Fi hotspots, serving over 15 million subscribers at no cost to them. Listen to this episode to learn more about how the lower latency, improved security, and faster speeds of Wi-Fi 6 provide a significantly improved experience for users, and about the project's commitment to evolving with technology.

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