Volksmusik.TV is an advertising-financed free-TV channel broadcasting via cable and satellite. DTH satellite households across Europe can receive the channel unencrypted via Astra (19.2° East) on the frequency 12.633 GHz H (SR 22,000, FEC 5/6). Volksmusik.TV uses the former channel slot of Shop24direct.
Deutsches Musik Fernsehen itself launched in 2007 under the name Volksmusik.TV and adopted its current name in 2011. At the same time, further musical genres were added to the programme line-up.