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Where is it available?

BFBS TV is specially created for British Forces communities overseas which offers you the best of current UK TV, and more, all in one place.

From the latest movie premieres to big ticket live sport from all the major providers, new headline series to your favourite soaps and dramas, plus more including channels for children, we have all the entertainment you will need.

Whilst you’re away from home, we'll do our best to get you a great selection of entertainment, accessible in a way that suits you wherever you are around the world

How to watch

Watch the programmes you want on your TV, just speak to our BFBS team for help or more information.

On your TV

Up to 16 live channels are delivered via satellite to many forces locations overseas.

A set top box and viewing card is available from BFBS, if not already installed.

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Watch with BFBS TV Player

Available exclusively to armed forces and their families overseas, BFBS TV Player offers you more with over 30 channels live and on-demand!

Enjoy the best of British TV with a bigger mix of live sport, wider choice of TV channels from home plus, catch-up on the latest episodes of your favourite shows.

Due to international rights permissions, not all BFBS TV programmes are available for streaming and catch-up. BFBS TV is only available for use in overseas British forces locations

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Watch remotely

We can reach remote locations and ships at sea to provide you with a variety of entertainment, media and more.

This means you can enjoy access, either communally or on a personal device, with limited or no internet!

TV Highlights

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Entertainment for you

Want to know what's new on TV this month?

From film specials, major sporting events, documentaries, new movie releases, unmissable dramas, TV shows and more, our team have got you covered with what to watch!

Need technical help?

For all technical queries, from help with the initial set up to any unforeseen breaks or interruptions to services, please call us in the UK on +44 20 3750 4567 or email our Service Desk here.

Lines are open Monday to Friday 06:00–20:00 UK time excluding public holidays.

You can check out a list of frequently asked questions - from getting your hands on a box, to reactivating your card - on our Help and Support page.

Get in touch

If you have an enquiry then you can submit a message to our support team using this form.

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