HC Deb 25 January 1982 vol 16 c228W
3. Mr. Bill Walker

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what progress has been made on the Teletext project.

Mr. Wakeham

All sections of the industry—the broadcasters, the manufacturers and the retailers—joined the Government to promote Teletext. Culminating in "National Teletext Month" last October, Teletext sets have almost trebled from about 100, 000 at the beginning of the year to around 300, 000 by the end and, with continuing growth, are expected to reach one million by the end of 1982. The significant progress of Teletext is also helping to achieve the aims of Information Technology Year 1982.