Latin America & Caribbean

Falkland Islands profile - Media

Farmer in the Falklands Islands Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption A small number of island media outlets serve the territory's remote communities

Coverage of local affairs is provided by a radio station and by the territory's sole newspaper.

Image copyright Penguin News

The BBC's "Calling the Falklands" radio programme served listeners on the islands between 1944 and 2006.

The corporation provides technical back-up for the public broadcaster, the Falkland Islands Radio Service.

The press

Television

  • KTV - multichannel provider
  • Falkland Islands Television

Radio

  • Falkland Islands Radio Service (FIRS) - on medium wave (AM) and FM
  • BFBS Falkland Islands - for British forces