'3618 Minitel a Minitel' was a real-time one-on-one chat room operated by France Telecom. Last visited June 2011.
'3615 TELNET' was an email system that also enabled one to send text messages to cell phones from a Minitel terminal. Last visited June 2011.
As of June, 2011, the Minitel site of Bordeaux University's communication school was "temporarily unavailable."
The Minitel site of the roads & bridges government agency was also "temporarily unavailable" as of June of 2011
The still-running 3615 portal is in the background. Using a newspaper in the foreground as the date stamp for June 2011.
Pornography has historically been a driver of new communication technologies. Minitel was no exception. As of December 2011, the popular 'pink Minitel' site '3615 ULLA' was still drawing significant crowds to chat rooms. Below is one of 15 pages listing online users.
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