Sunday, 16 February 2014

BFBS Radio Rewind

The work of SSVC The Services Sound and Vision Corporation is a registered charity set up to entertain and inform Britain's Armed Forces around the world. Its mission: To be the preferred provider of entertainment and information to Service personnel and their families worldwide. Our work makes a considerable contribution to the maintenance of the efficiency and morale of the three Services. Our activities are carried out directly for the Ministry of Defence. Any profits are donated towards Forces' welfare. The activities carried out by SSVC are: BFBS Radio BFBS Radio has three networks broadcasting pop and speech radio 24 hours a day, combining the best of local radio from eight overseas locations with a service relayed from the UK to places around the world wherever significant numbers of Service personnel are based. BFBS Radio currently broadcasts to 23 countries. BFBS TV BFBS Television broadcasts the best of UK television round the clock to Germany, Cyprus, Turkey, the Middle East and bases in Canada, the Balkans, Belize, Ascension and the Falklands. Fifteen 24-hour channels broadcast via satellite to personnel in 17 countries, with Navy TV being broadcast to HM Ships. Combined Services Entertainment CSE provides over 140 live shows every year, entertaining Service personnel based around the world including Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo, Falkland Islands and Cyprus, as well as HM Ships. SSVC Retail SSVC Retail operates shops on major military bases in Germany selling home entertainment equipment and other household white goods at competitive prices. SSVC Forces Cinemas SSVC Forces Cinemas provides the latest box office movies to twenty static cinemas in Cyprus, Germany, Falkland Islands, UK and Northern Ireland and a mobile cinema, The Movie Machine, operating in the Balkans. Movies are shown within weeks of UK release. British Defence Film Library Managed on behalf of the MoD, BDFL supplies training and recruiting programmes to all branches of the Armed Services. For further details please contact us either by email: or by telephone 01494 878278.

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