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Minitel

  • By: Theresa M. Senft
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Minitel is the name of a videotext system instituted in France in 1981. In most areas of the world, videotext, which uses telephone lines to send text and graphics from central computers to terminals, has been surpassed in popularity by the ...

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