Information about Fox contract negotiations

Information about Fox contract negotiations

We wanted to let you know contract negotiations are underway with the Fox Broadcasting Company to continue BendBroadband’s broadcast of its network of channels. These include: Fox News, Fox Sports 1, FX, National Geographic, the Big 10 Network, and others. BendBroadband’s existing contract with Fox expires on Dec. 31, 2016.

Right now, BendBroadband is negotiating to keep network fees as low as possible so your TV bill remains affordable. Increases in programming costs are an industry-wide problem and we try to do everything we can to keep them down while also retaining your favorite channels.

Negotiations are expected to continue well into the holiday season. If an agreement can’t be reached by Jan. 1, Fox may force BendBroadband to take down channels while we continue to negotiate a fair and reasonable contract for our customers.

Thank you for being a BendBroadband customer.

Don’t let a data breach happen to you

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Unfortunately, in today’s world, data breaches happen. Companies and websites get hacked, or scammers trick people—maybe even you—into revealing important information. If you think your data has been stolen, your first step shouldn’t be to panic. Instead, take a deep breath and follow these steps so you can regain control over your information and minimize… Continue Reading

Bridget Jones’s Baby, Sully, Suicide Squad and more On Demand!

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This month’s selection of Movies on Demand includes the return of everyone’s favorite singleton, a hero on the Hudson, and a squad of anti-heroes. As always, on-demand movies are available in HD any time of day or night from BendBroadband. Here’s the best of what’s new in December! BRIDGET JONES’S BABY Available Dec. 13. Rated… Continue Reading

BendBroadband designates $10,000 to United Way of Deschutes County

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BendBroadband designates $10,000 to United Way of Deschutes County
Turkey Talk: the right and wrong ways to defrost a turkey

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The joy of a frozen turkey is that you can buy it well in advance of your holiday and eat it later—as long as you defrost it safely. If you defrost your turkey wrong? Well, you could be inviting bacteria to join you for dinner (and Staphyloccus aureus, Salmonella, Listeria monocytogens, Clostridium perfingens, or Enteropathoginec… Continue Reading

Community Spotlight: Healing Reins

Dita Keith considers her time with Healing Reins a privilege. Keith, executive director of the therapeutic riding center, has been with the organization for nine years, and to her, it’s an organization that truly matters in Central Oregon. “Our programs matter because they give families who live every single day with the challenges of caring… Continue Reading

Community Spotlight: Healing Reins