The Services Sound and Vision Corporation
British media companies

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The Services Sound and Vision Corporation is a registered UK charity set up to entertain and inform Britain's Armed Forces around the world.

SSVC are contracted by the Ministry of Defence to provide the BFBS (British Forces Broadcasting Service) television and radio services, this also includes Forces TV in the UK.

Former namesSSVC

Titles owned

Aldergrove and Antrim FM
RAF Aldergrove
BFBS Radio 2
BFBS Gurkha Service
Various Barracks in the UK
BFBS Northern Ireland
Various barracks and surrounding areas in Northern Ireland
BFBS Aldershot
BFBS Beats
BFBS Blandford
Blandford Forum
BFBS Brize Norton
RAF Benson, RAF Fairford and Forces locations in Oxfordshire
BFBS Bulford Camp
BFBS Catterick
BFBS Colchester
Colchester, Wattisham, Bassingbourn and Woodbridge
BFBS Gibraltar
BFBS Portsmouth
BFBS Radio Falkland Islands
Falklands & Ascension
BFBS Salisbury Plain
Salisbury Plain
BFBS Scotland
Edinburgh, Glencorse, Fort George & Inverness
BFBS Stafford
MOD Stafford
Forces TV

Contact BFBS

Postal addressChalfont Grove
Narcot Lane
Gerrards Cross
Telephone+44 1494 874461
Official website

Social media

Twitter: Press Office@BFBSPress (605 followers) compare

Latest news stories

BFBS Launches New Radio Station BFBS Best of British
RadioToday - published 11 January 2022, 10.05am gmt
Five years on-air for the Trial Portsmouth mux
RadioToday - published 19 August 2020, 6.01pm bst
Walks Around Britain shifts to 4K for Trans Pennine Trail special season - published 6 February 2020, 7.37am gmt
Woodcut, Forces TV produce new doc series
Rapid TV News - published 8 October 2018, 11.25am bst
Here’s the launch schedule for BFBS on DAB+
RadioToday - published 24 January 2018, 10.10am gmt

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