Telecom Has Latest Pay Phone Technology For APEC
Delegates and media at APEC are the first to use the latest
payphone technology offering modem access.
The new indoor payphones have been installed at
APEC venues in Auckland
for this week's gathering.
Delegates and media at APEC are also receiving
Telecom TalkAway cards to
be used on the new payphones, or any other touch phone.
After APEC, the new modem access
payphones will start to be installed
throughout the country. Most of the locations will be in airport lounges
such as Ansett Golden Wing and Air New Zealand Koru lounges.
Customers wanting to use the modem port
access will need their own laptop
with a built in modem. To enable Email or internet access, customers will
simply need to connect their PC to the socket on the right hand side of
The 500 modem access payphones
are part of a rollout of 6500 new Telecom
payphones around the country, due to be completed within the next six