AT&T Street Charge brings free solar powered charging to NYC, allows you to juice up phones and tablets at the beach

Summer is in full swing and if you are not at home, chances are you are enjoying the sun at the beach or somewhere in the outdoors. Suddenly, you realize you’ve forgotten to make a very important phone call. Your mighty smartphone might be able to communicate with space, but with a dead battery it’s good for nothing.

That’s why the nation’s second biggest carrier is rolling out its AT&T Street Charge initiative where it deploys solar-powered mobile charging stations free for everyone to enjoy. That’s what we call good marketing in action. The Coney Island, Rockaway, Brighton and Manhattan beaches are all covered, and are just some of the city-wide locations.

Here is a list of the places where you can plug in and charge up in New York, courtesy of AT&T Street Charge:

  • Coney Island
  • Rockaway Beach
  • Brighton Beach
  • Manhattan Beach
  • Hudson River Park
  • Rumsey Playfield in Central Park
  • Orchard Beach
  • Piers 1 and 5 at Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • Union Square Park
  • Governor’s Island

For all the tiny details, do not hesitate to hit the full press release right below.

source: AT&T



1. Epicness1o1

Posts: 309; Member since: May 30, 2013

This is a really smart idea,like it very much


Posts: 27; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

I call it a brilliant idea!! Not many thinking how to preserve energy or battery. This move shoud be appreciated

3. nlbates66

Posts: 328; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

wouldn't this be an really easy and convenient way to give thieves access to your device?

4. cncrim

Posts: 1590; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Great idea however how long will it take to charge most up to 10%? 20mins...... As today swap out battery still best move. Beside 20mins keep look out for the phone not the sight is pretty long time.

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