Forces TV to launch on Freesat

forcesFreesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, and the Services Sound and Vision Corporation have announced the addition of Forces TV to Freesat’s line-up on channel 652.

Forces TV is a new channel launching in the UK and is the only TV channel devoted to the armed forces and the world of defence.  The channel covers a wide range of reports, features, live events, human interest stories, documentaries, interviews and competitions.

Emma Scott, Freesat’s Managing Director, commented: “We’re proud to add Forces TV to our line-up of Special Interest channels and expect it to be popular particularly for anyone with a connection to the UK Armed Forces. This new channel means that the breadth of choice for our viewers, for free, has never been more varied.”

The Prime Minister has welcomed the new channel. David Cameron said: “As more of our troops come home, it is vital that we do not lose touch with the amazing contribution that our armed forces have made and continue to make. We cannot forget them; we have to always remember the sacrifices they make. I am sure Forces TV will provide that vital link between the public and our service men and women and I wish it every success.”

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