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BBC to end red button news, sport text services

Tuesday 17 September 2019 | 10:26 CET | News
The BBC plans to stop news and sport text services on the TV red button in 2020, BBC News reports.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BBC
Countries: United Kingdom
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This is basically disastrous as like many OAPs I do not have a mobile phone or internet access at home. Looks like I'll have to wait for the next day's morning paper to get the racing results!
Stephen Ashby @ 17/9/2019 - 11:28


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