Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Ceefax says goodbye after 38 years

Ceefax says goodbye after 38 years:
The last Ceefax page
The BBC’s Ceefax text service closed down yesterday after 38 years on the air. The world’s first teletext information service, Ceefax began broadcasting in 1974 and provided everyone from insomniacs to prime ministers with the latest headlines and sports scores at a time when the alternative was waiting for the next news broadcast. Now, as the BBC switches from analog to digital broadcasting, the low-resolution service has been retired for good... Continue Reading Ceefax says goodbye after 38 years

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