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France's Minitel Electronic Terminal Becomes History

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Minitel1 (Photo: Tieum/Wiki Commons)

This Saturday will mark the end of an era in France when the Minitel will be switched off.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.)

The Minitel was a groundbreaking home electronic terminal, created in 1982, almost a decade before the commercialization of the Internet.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to The World's Adeline Sire who used to be a faithful Minitel user.

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