Football fans despair as Teletext officially switches OFF for the final time after 38 years service - News Summed Up

Football fans despair as Teletext officially switches OFF for the final time after 38 years service


Get football updates directly to your inbox + Subscribe Thank you for subscribing! Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid EmailOld-school football fans everywhere will breathe a sad sigh as Teletext announced that it has officially switched off it's service for the final time. The sports news pages that were available to view via your television became a staple source of football knowledge and up-to-date information. However having run for an impressive 38 years since 1974, the Ceefax technology was shut down this week as fans of the vintage product bid it a fond farewell. Long before the days of Sky's Soccer Saturday and the BBC's Final Score programmes, Teletext offered a useful method of finding out how that days football fixtures were going.


Source: Daily Mirror January 13, 2018 16:41 UTC


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