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WiFi-cell phone kiosks in NYC could unleash billions in ad revenue - and beacons

Nov 17, 2014 - New York Business Journal

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration has selected a local technology partnership to build up to 10,000 WiFi/cell phone kiosks across the city, a program that could generate a billion-dollar advertising industry unto itself.

If approved, the kiosks will gradually replace old-line pay phones over a period of 10 years, according to details of the proposed contract with CityBridge, a newly formed LLC led by Titan, the Manhattan-based advertising company that already maintains most of the city...