Telesoftware vs Teleprogram - What's the difference?

telesoftware | teleprogram |

As nouns the difference between telesoftware and teleprogram

is that telesoftware is (computing|dated) the broadcasting of software for home computers via teletext, viewdata systems, etc while teleprogram is (computing|dated|rare) any computer program acquired as telesoftware.



  • (computing, dated) The broadcasting of software for home computers via Teletext, viewdata systems, etc.
  • * 1984 , IEEE, Digest of Technical Papers
  • This was the culmination of four years experimental work to examine the technical and educational viability of a telesoftware service...
  • * 1984 , Timothy Hollins, Beyond Broadcasting: Into the Cable Age?
  • Of particular appeal is the telesoftware facility which gives subscribers access to hundreds of individual computer programmes and videogames...




    (en noun)
  • (computing, dated, rare) Any computer program acquired as telesoftware.
  • * 1983 , Ján Gecsei, The architecture of videotex systems
  • The architecture should provide for a reliable communication infrastructure required for the transfer of files (teleprograms , displayable pages...
  • * 1984 , Hugh T Smith, Computer-based message services
  • After having finished composing the text, the teleprogram tells the PI0 to establish the telephone connection to the VTX center and sends the text...
  • * 1985 , OCLC FirstSearch Electronic Collections Online, Information services and use
  • Obviously, appropriate interfaces between the magazine-manager and the teleprograms will have to be made. At this point such systems are not yet implemented...

    See also

    * teleprogramme