The phone booths have the hours counted. More than 88% of the population He recognizes that he has never used them and that is why they will disappear in 2022. Since last year, they were only used to call a little more than 1 time a week. With mobiles now it seems that they are just ornaments. However, in addition to working, they also save lives.
We cannot always use the mobile phone. If we think, for example, of children when they need notify of an emergency, you will always have to notify from one of the unmistakable red cabins in the United Kingdom. Like them, anyone who needs to contact emergency services.
Although 96% of the population has a mobile are being used. In the United Kingdom, in the 12 months to May 2020, 150,000 calls to the emergency number. To save lives, some have been converted into storage spaces for defibrillators and others heal the spirit because they are used as libraries or mini art galleries.
Telephone booths in Galicia
Many of the phone booths do not work. ‘Service not available’ is the message that appears. In Galicia there are 1,002 phone booths and 342 of them are in the province of A Coruña, although their days are numbered. The municipalities are going to eliminate them practically in their entirety. The gesture of picking up the phone and dialing is hardly done. Furthermore, there is an average of one 0.17 daily calls. Therefore, it is better to throw away your mobile phone. If not removed, they can always remain as urban relics.