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  • n. A text and document communications service provided over telephone lines, designed as an upgrade to the conventional telex service but rapidly superseded by electronic mail.


tele- + text (but not to be confused with Teletext). (Wiktionary)


  • The commercial broadcast company started a teletex service in 1973 under the name Oracle Optical Reception of Announcements by Coded Line Electronics.

    Archive 2008-08-27

  • Several officials spoke as Telkom symbolically handed over the lines, 60 teletex word processing machines for two schools and a cheque in development aid for R12000.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Two high schools in Alexandra, Eastbank and Bhekilanga high schools, would receive 60 teletex machines donated by Telkom to help students learn word-processing skills.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • SGH Supply relays for groups of 5xb hunts SGL Single SGML Standard generic markup language SGMP Simple gateway management protocol SGN Common language segment number SHI Select horizontal spacing (teletex)

    Tricks of the Trade Issue #6 by Hype (Christmas Edition)

  • IEEE Institute of electrical and electronics engineers IEPC ISDN exchange power controller IF Intermediate frequency IFAC Integrated digital carrier unit facility IFRB International frecuency registration board IFRPS Intercity facility relief planning system IFS (switzerland) integrated telecom service IGS Idenitfy graphic subrepertoire (teletex)

    Tricks of the Trade Issue #6 by Hype (Christmas Edition)

  • PLIC Pcm line interface PLL Phase locked loop PLU Partial line up (teletex)

    Tricks of the Trade Issue #6 by Hype (Christmas Edition)

  • Telegram, telex/teletex services and extension line rentals would remain unchanged, he told a Press coference in Cape

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Without him, we would have little more than CB radios and teletex to communicate and get information.


  • SV Slave SV Switched voice SVB Serving bureau SVC Critical service circuits SVC Switched virtual circuit SVC Switched virtual circuits SVL Service observing loops SVP Surge voltage protector various SVS Select vertical spacing (teletex)

    Tricks of the Trade Issue #6 by Hype (Christmas Edition)

  • Add that to the release schedule of those teletex updates (February 14th and 28th, March

    Boing Boing


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