Forces TVPosted: June 15, 2014
Forces TV is an independent news organisation focused on all aspects of the British Armed Forces. It is currently available on a variety of different platforms including:
- Sky Channel 299
- Virgin 244
- Freesat 652
Forces TV is owned and operated by the Services Sound and Vision Corporation, a charity that was set up in the 1980s to ‘entertain and inform Britain’s Armed Forces around the world‘.
SSVC also runs the radio and television services of the British Forces Broadcasting Services,the chain of SSVC Cinemas, the British Defence Film Library, and Combined Services Entertainment. The latter provides live entertainment for members of the Armed Forces stationed across the world, and is the successor to ENSA (Entertainments National Service Association … or as it was sometimes called by those who were ‘entertained’, ‘Every Night Something Awful‘).