Ceefax


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Ceefax

(ˈsiːˌfæks)
n
(Broadcasting) trademark the BBC teletext service, switched off in October 2012
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THE defence of the new Ceefax coverage by Lewis Wiltshire, BBC Sport Interactive production and live sports editor (Letters, February 21), is rather indicative of the sort of spin we have come to expect from modern politicians - full of inaccuracies.
Locke said: "He was known as Ceefax as he knew everything about anything you could want to know.
``I checked our own numbers on Ceefax and to my total surprise I saw that we had matched five numbers and the bonus ball.
"I first heard about it last Sunday when someone told me the game was down as off on Ceefax," said Cov's rugby administrator Ian Carvell.
IN RESPONSE to the letter from Harry Stephenson (February 13) headlined 'Ceefax racing tyranny', I am sorry he is so unhappy with the changes that have been made to the racing service on Ceefax.
Cycling from Italy had been completed earlier in the day, while the results of the snooker coverage from Preston were actually posted up on Ceefax.
Most of this information is available everyday on BBC Ceefax, but does any police force or road and safety organisation take action?
The current categories of low, moderate, high and very high will be kept, but a corresponding numbered index will also be provided in the bulletins on Teletext, Ceefax and on the Internet.
JJ Keith, 28, who left Edinburgh University four years ago, only found out when a friend read the list of nominees on Ceefax.
WITH reference to the article on the changes to Ceefax (January 29), 'threadbare' would appear to be a complimentary term to apply to the new so-called service provided by the BBC.
Seemingly immune to the onslaught of the digital age, Ceefax celebrates its 30th birthday today.