Jose Vicente Esteve/ March 14, 2018/ Fallas Edition/ 0 comments

In the United States an in some parts of Canada telephone booth or “Booth Telephone” is like the symbol to that country because is really  important for the.

In other countries like United Kingdom is called “Phone Box” or “Box Phone”.

Unlikely the popular Netflix show Cable Girls suggested, the Telephone Booth was not invented in 1929 Madrid by Lidia Aguilar. The world’s first Telephone Box called box called “Fernsprechkiosk”, was opened on 12 January 1881 at Potsdamer Platz, Berlín.

To use it, one had to buy paper tickets called Telefonbillet which allowed for a few minutes of talking time. In 1899 it was replaced by a coin-operated telephone.

 

By Claudia Barbero

 

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