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Did you use PRESTEL?



Prestel (abbrev. from press telephone), the brand name for the UK Post Office's Viewdata technology, was an interactive videotex system developed during the late 1970s and commercially launched in 1979. It achieved a maximum of 90,000 subscribers in the UK and was eventually sold by BT in 1994.

The technology was a forerunner of on-line services today. The service offered thousands of pages ranging from consumer information to financial data but with limited graphics.

The joys of dial-up modem and text based pages!
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PepsiColaP · 22-25, F
At first I got traumatic flashbacks of business models lol . It looks quite cool. What a way to store data
johnbgood · 46-50, M
[@1090951,PepsiColaP] Back then, I was a teenager doing it as a hobby.
PepsiColaP · 22-25, F
[@856134,johnbgood] that's cute haha I dont know what teenager would have the patience for that
johnbgood · 46-50, M
[@1090951,PepsiColaP] Aww thanks. Been a while since a young lady referred to me as cute

 
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