Presence on Prestel, 1980s

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Back in the 1980s, you had an on-line presence on the BT “Prestel” viewdata service, available under node 401, as "BBC Data", according to the Prestel Directory October 1983.

I am requesting any surviving documentation and data relating to this project, with emphasis on the pages as published on Prestel. If these are available in their original digital form, perhaps for instance in the form of a back-up tape or disc from the system that was used to create them, or as a surviving tape as may have been sent to BT for upload to the system, then a copy of these would be especially welcome.

Should there be any issues relating to the cost or time taken to fulfilling this request, then please consider my request to be limited to digital form of the published pages.

Thank you for your attention.

Yours faithfully,

Rob O'Donnell

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mr O'Donnell

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, repeated below, which was received on 2nd February
2010. We shall deal with your request as promptly as possible and, at
the latest, within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your
request please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20100159.

Yours sincerely,

Helen Padley

Adviser, Information Policy and Compliance

BBC Freedom of Information

Room 2252

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Email: mailto:[BBC request email]

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<<RFI20100159 - Appendix 1 - Audience Research Report.pdf>> <<RFI20100159
- Appendix 3 - Ceefax & Viewdata March 1977.pdf>> <<RFI20100159 - final
response.pdf>> <<RFI20100159 - Appendix 3 - Teletext & Viewdata June

Dear Mr O'Donnell,

I refer to your request dated 2nd February 2010 and now enclose our reply.

Yours sincerely,

Helen Padley
Advisor - Information Policy & Compliance
BBC Freedom of Information
Room 2252, BBC White City
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TS

Email: [2][BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882
Fax: 020 8008 2398

<<RFI20100159 - Appendix 2 - Radio Management Registry.pdf>> <<RFI20100159
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Appendix 2 - Radio Management Registry - img023.pdf>> <<RFI20100159 -
Appendix 2 - Radio Management Registry - img024.pdf>> <<RFI20100159 -
Appendix 2 - Radio Management Registry - img025.pdf>>

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Dear FOI Enquiries,

Many thanks for taking the time to locate and send the information. It is very much appreciated.

Yours sincerely,

Rob O'Donnell

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