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17th Nov '15 5:20:45 AM themisterfree
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Teletext Limited, the company responsible for the ITV and Channel Four services, had a handful of other businesses, including a holiday shop TV channel, which will remain open--and oddly, continute to use the Teletext brand.
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Teletext Limited, the company responsible for the ITV and Channel Four services, had a handful of other businesses, including a holiday shop TV channel, which will remain open--and oddly, continute continue to use the Teletext brand. brand. Teletext never really took off in the US- CBS and NBC both made attempts, but failed. Creator/{{TBS}} had a service called ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electra_(teletext) Electra]]'' for a while in the 80s, but it was shut down due to lack of interest and funding (the other partners in the venture, Zenith Electronics and Taft Broadcasting had stopped making Teletext-capable TV sets and undergone corporate buyouts, respectively).
15th Feb '15 2:48:52 AM SeptimusHeap
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** And was home to {{Digitiser}}.
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** And was home to {{Digitiser}}.Series/{{Digitiser}}.
14th Feb '14 4:52:10 PM AgProv
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Most notable for its limited number of characters, the general BBC Micro-ish look of the thing and the fact that you'd at times have to wait for several pages to load, Teletext doesn't crash under heavy user demand. Before the Internet, this was the way you got the footy scores.
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Most notable for its limited number of characters, the general BBC Micro-ish look of the thing and the fact that you'd at times have to wait for several pages to load, Teletext doesn't crash under heavy user demand. Before the Internet, this was the way you got the footy scores. scores. Memorably described as ''a pound-shop version of the Internet''.
29th Jan '13 6:16:44 PM CorahsUncle
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Teletext is basically a continuously updated news feed transmitted through your TV (in gaps in the signal), developed in the UK in the 1970s and being used worldwide.
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Teletext is basically a continuously updated news feed transmitted through your TV (in gaps in the signal), developed in the UK United Kingdom in the 1970s and being used worldwide.

As TV becomes increasingly digital, these services are either becoming defunct or moving to a less enjoyable digital format. Creator/{{ITV}}, Creator/{{Channel 4}} and Creator/ChannelFive ended their service on December 15th 2009, more than two years before the analogue cut off. Teletext Limited, the company responsible for the ITV and Channel Four services, had a handful of other businesses, including a holiday shop TV channel, which will remain open- and oddly, continute to use the Teletext brand.
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As TV becomes increasingly digital, these services are either becoming defunct or moving to a less enjoyable digital format. Creator/{{ITV}}, Creator/{{Channel 4}} and Creator/ChannelFive ended their service on December 15th 15, 2009, more than two years before the analogue cut off. cutoff. Teletext Limited, the company responsible for the ITV and Channel Four services, had a handful of other businesses, including a holiday shop TV channel, which will remain open- and open--and oddly, continute to use the Teletext brand.

* Ireland's main teletext service is Aertel, which has survived the switch from analogue to digital broadcasting - just.
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* Ireland's main teletext service is Aertel, which has survived the switch from analogue to digital broadcasting - just.broadcasting--just.

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29th Jan '13 6:03:16 PM MattFisherNL
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As TV becomes increasingly digital, these services are either becoming defunct or moving to a less enjoyable digital format. {{ITV}}, {{Channel 4}} and ChannelFive ended their service on December 15th 2009, more than two years before the analogue cut off.
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As TV becomes increasingly digital, these services are either becoming defunct or moving to a less enjoyable digital format. {{ITV}}, {{Channel Creator/{{ITV}}, Creator/{{Channel 4}} and ChannelFive Creator/ChannelFive ended their service on December 15th 2009, more than two years before the analogue cut off.

* Ceefax (pronounced "See Facts") for the {{BBC}}, which ran from 1974 to 2012 - surviving until the last analogue transmitter was switched over to digital broadcasting. * {{ITV}}, {{Channel 4}} and ChannelFive's Teletext, which ran from 1993 to (essentially) 2009.
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* Ceefax (pronounced "See Facts") for the {{BBC}}, Creator/TheBBC, which ran from 1974 to 2012 - surviving until the last analogue transmitter was switched over to digital broadcasting. * {{ITV}}, {{Channel Creator/{{ITV}}, Creator/{{Channel 4}} and ChannelFive's Creator/ChannelFive's Teletext, which ran from 1993 to (essentially) 2009.
25th Oct '12 3:58:19 PM Col2009ie
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* Ceefax (pronounced "See Facts") for the {{BBC}}. Due to end in 2012. * {{ITV}}, {{Channel 4}} and ChannelFive's Teletext. * The older ORACLE system. * {{Digitiser}}
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* Ceefax (pronounced "See Facts") for the {{BBC}}. Due {{BBC}}, which ran from 1974 to end in 2012. 2012 - surviving until the last analogue transmitter was switched over to digital broadcasting. * {{ITV}}, {{Channel 4}} and ChannelFive's Teletext. * The Teletext, which ran from 1993 to (essentially) 2009. ** Which replaced the older ORACLE system. system, which ran from 1978 to 1992. ** And was home to {{Digitiser}}. * {{Digitiser}}Ireland's main teletext service is Aertel, which has survived the switch from analogue to digital broadcasting - just.
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