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LIGA total! – The Bundesliga Television
Constantin Sport Medien GmbH is a 100 percent subsidiary of Constantin Medien AG and operator of the Bundesliga channel LIGA total!, which is distributed as a stand-alone live program via the TV platform Entertain and via MobileTV from Deutsche Telekom.
Starting with the 2009/2010 season, LIGA total! has been broadcasting all 612 matches played in the German Bundesliga and 2nd Bundesliga live and in conference feed. All Bundesliga matches are being transmitted entirely in High Definition (HD).
With LIGA total!, viewers can choose to follow matches live or with a time delay. "LIGA total! interaktiv" also offers customers the option of enjoying key moments again on their own TVs even during the match, of staying up-to-date using the live ticker or access to goal statistics. Just 30 minutes after the final whistle, highlights of all matches are available to subscribers in the TV archive free of charge. Alongside highlights, the TV archive also provides viewers with access to all matches after play is over at the touch of a button – this service is free of charge to all Entertain subscribers.
A unique feature of LIGA total! is the “personal conference”. Subscribers can choose between the standard conference from all matches broadcast in parallel and an individually structured, personal conference. Using a simple menu, viewers can select the matches they want to watch from all of those being aired to create their own personal conference. For three-dimensional reception, Entertain customers must have a subscription to LIGA total! HD – there are no additional fees.
Its technical and editorial realization makes LIGA total! a unique and top-quality broadcasting brand – with an unmistakable look and distinctive voice. The first-class lineup of German soccer moderators and commentators are bringing this unique TV experience to viewers with critical expertise and intense passion: Shows broadcast from the LIGA total! studio or direct from the stadiums are moderated by Johannes B. Kerner, Oliver Welke, Valeska Homburg, Klaus Gronewald, Frank Buschmann, Markus Götz, Oliver Schwesinger and Thomas Helmer.
With expertise and emotion – this is also how LIGA total! commentators bring the stadium atmosphere into the living room. The voices behind the microphones include, among others, Hansi Küpper, Frank Buschmann, Thomas Herrmann, Holger Pfandt, Markus Höhner, Oliver Forster, Jörg Dahlmann and Erich Laaser.
Further skilled analysis and strong opinions are provided by the squad of experts from LIGA total! – including Bernd Schuster, Thomas Berthold, Thomas Strunz and Valérien Ismaël.
Fans can follow all matches live not only from their own televisions, but while they are out and about, too – with a UMTS capable cell phone, fans have access to additional subscriber features such as "Goal Alert". With this service, cell phone users receive an alert just a few minutes after a goal is scored and can then play the action on the cell phone as a video.
On Bundesliga match days, the editorial pool in action for LIGA total! numbers around 80. The entire weekend production team adds up to ca. 300 people.
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