A Brief History of Teletext

This is a re-posting, from an old blog site, about the birth, life and demise of a truly innovative communication medium – Teletext. If you try to tell the kids of today that this was the way we did things before the internet was invented, they wouldn’t believe you!
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One thought on “A Brief History of Teletext

  1. Hi Mark
    Interesting idea to write an article about that wallflower 🙂
    Was the UK the first country in the world to launch Teletext, or was it an idea that was born abroad ? Were there no complaints from newspapers at the time, or did press agencies maybe cooperate in exchange for BBC money ? And is Teletext in 2014 indeed no longer available, as it still is in Belgium ?

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