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German music channel is to change its name into Deutsches Musik Fernsehen („German Music Television“) on 1 February.

The pay-TV broadcaster, which has so far focused on traditional German-language music and German-language country songs, will at the same time open its schedule to further German-language music genres such as disco fox.

„The name will change, but the language stays: We play German-language music 24 hours per day,“ said Jürgen R. Grobbin, the channel‘s head of programmes and distribution. The new website will be at

The channel will continue to mainly screen music videos. Each day at 12.00, 13.00, 19.00 and 20.00 CET presenter-led music shows from Germany and Austria will be broadcast.

Like its predecessor, Deutsches Musik Fernsehen will be available through Eutelsat‘s direct-to-cable platform KabelKiosk on several cable networks including Tele Columbus, PrimaCom, NetCologne and DTH satellite households can subscribe to the channel on pay-TV platform