Happy 90th Birthday

We celebrated our 90th birthday with a fantastic event at our Maidstone office. We also renamed our office Beachcroft House to honour our founder Sir Ernest Beachcroft Beckwith Towse.

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Opus DAB Digital Radio

2018 saw a new addition to the BWBF familiy with Opus. Our very first piece of equipment with Bluetooth capabilities.

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Bumblebee tablet

Following years in development our first ever smart tablet device, Bumblebee is unveiled.

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Concerto 2 & Duet 2

The Concerto 2 complete with DAB/FM radio, CD, tape, USB and SD slot joins the family along with the Duet 2.

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Radio on your phone

The way the world was able to access radio and music changed dramatically with the release of the Motorola Rokr phones. Notable for incorporating support of media player features.

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Internet radio

Internet radio was pioneered by Carl Malamud. In 1993, Malamud launched “Internet Talk Radio”, which was the “first computer-radio talk show,. In November 1994, a Rolling Stones concert was the “first major cyberspace multicast concert.

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Terry Wogan

Our radio appeals go from strength to strength with the late great Terry Wogan fronting one of our most successful appeals to date.

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NTN&M

National Talking News & Magazines (NTN&M) was established in 1974 as a membership network of individual, local “talking newspapers”, projects to individually transcribe local and national newspapers and magazines into audio format.

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