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a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for

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I expect my business in Holland will run its course over the next 12 months as there is less need to use emergency call boxes," he said.
At the main menu, the caller need only say "Freeway Aid" and the voice-recognition system will transfer the call to the privately-operated call center that now handles incoming calls from the yellow roadside call boxes.
The call boxes are linked to the CCTV system so that when a box is activated, the nearest cameras automatically pan and tilt to that location.
It can be used with compatible cell phones, cordless phones, emergency call boxes and pay phones.
Last year, BT removed 970 public call boxes in Scotland alone.
Indeed, many 999 calls are still made from the call boxes.
Witness Call Boxes, 1999-2000, by Bradley McCallum and Jacqueline Tarry, may have been visually underwhelming, but from its perfunctory cast-metal emergency callboxes emanated the voices of cops and the families of police brutality victims.
The Mexican government, in partnership with Telefonos de Mexico, has installed more than 12,000 solar-powered phone-repeating stations and hundreds of emergency roadside call boxes.
More than 13 million cards put up by prostitutes are removed every year just from call boxes in central London.
She said up to ten million cards are put in call boxes in central London alone.
The mobility, portability, and ease of installation of cellular emergency call boxes are changing the way Americans cry "Help
Florida DOT required a solution that could coexist with its existing network of highway emergency call boxes, and provide service for a variety of new traffic management and monitoring applications.
BT also now state in the call boxes if you make a reverse-call charge the minimum cost is pounds 3.
BT has asked Ofcom for permission to vary charges while it updates call boxes over two years.
Tow trucks in the program have traveled many of the county's freeways since 1991 and annually come to the rescue of about 300,000 drivers who call 3-9-9 on cell phones or use freeway call boxes.