Monthly Archives: June 2013

English Premier League soccer on NBC Universal Network

BendBroadband is proud to provide full coverage of English Premier League (EPL) Soccer from Aug. 17 to May 11, 2014, on the networks of NBC Universal. EPL is the United Kingdom’s top soccer league and the most watched in the world, with a global fan base of 1.5 billion — 70 percent of the world’s soccer fans. The EPL comprises 20 teams, including Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool. EPL teams play 380 games over the 10-month season. That’s 10 matches a week!

Global soccer stars:

  • Wayne Rooney (ENG), Sergio Agüero (ARG), Robin van Persie (NED), Fernando Torres (SPA), Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez (MEX), Samir Nasri (FRA), Luis Suárez (URG), David Luiz (BRA), Yaya Toure (CIV), Shinji Kagawa (JPN)
  • High-profile Americans: Clint Dempsey (TOT), Tim Howard (EVE), Brad Friedel (TOT)

Primary coverage:

NBC Sports Network, BendBroadband Channel 27 and 627 HD (Preferred Package):

154 games and 600-plus hours of additional Premier League original programming to cover the season, including Premier League Countdown, Preview, Review, Goal Zone, Cut Downs and Match of the Day.

NBC Sports on NBC Broadcast BendBroadband Channel 5 and 605 (all packages): 20 games

Telemundo (broadcast in Spanish) on BendBroadband Channel 14: 10 games

CNBC on BendBroadband Channel 54 and 654 HD (Family, Essentials and Preferred): 9 games

USA on BendBroadband Channel 15 and 615 (Essentials, Preferred): 6 games

All primary coverage and all overflow coverage (an additional 180 games) will be streamed live on NBC Sports online with bendbroadband2go. Preferred Package subscribers can sign in with their BendBroadband email addresses and passwords.

Smartphone cybersafety

Smartphone cybersafety

It’s the Swiss Army knife of your life. Your smartphone is a lifeline to family and friends, a personal secretary, your office on the go, a keeper of your secrets. It’s time to ask yourself how safe your phone really is in this interconnected world. Your smartphone is not the simple mobile phone you carried… Continue Reading

BendBroadband’s Amy Tykeson enters Cable Hall of Fame

BendBroadband’s Amy Tykeson enters Cable Hall of Fame

The induction ceremony was held in conjunction with the annual Cable Show, which was June 10-12 in Washington, D.C. This is the 16th year the cable industry has honored its own. A committee of industry peers and leaders selects Hall of Fame honorees based on their outstanding dedication to and impact on the cable industry.… Continue Reading

Stream the Golf Channel

Good news for golfers on the go: Select programming from the Golf Channel is now available for online viewing. Residential Cable TV subscribers with the Preferred package can now stream content from the Golf Channel online. Start streaming: 1. Visit BendBroadband.com/2go. 2. Click on the Golf Channel icon. 3. Authenticate your account by logging in… Continue Reading

Watch NBC Sports LIVE online

Now you can stream select programming from NBC Sports LIVE Extra online with a BendBroadband Cable TV video package. NBC Sports is the home of the NHL Hockey Stanley Cup, the Tour de France, mixed martial arts competition and Indy car racing. Click here for the upcoming Live Extra schedule. Start streaming: 1. Visit BendBroadband.com/2go.… Continue Reading

100th Tour de France is cycling through!

100th Tour de France is cycling through!

Watch two USA teams fly through France in 21 stages as NBC Sports carries the 100th Tour de France from June 29 to July 21. The 22 teams competing this year will race a grueling 3,404 kilometers (2,115 miles). The 18th stage poses a much-anticipated challenge: Racers will have to climb the Alpe-d’Huez, a formidable… Continue Reading

Coming soon: Fox Sports 1

Coming soon: Fox Sports 1

The much-anticipated new sports channel Fox Sports 1 will be available to BendBroadband video customers beginning Aug. 17. It will be available on BendBroadband channels 35 and 635 HD to cable TV customers with the Essentials or Preferred packages. The new content and channel name are part of Fox’s efforts to rebrand and reinvent the… Continue Reading

Large Business of the Year

Tails were wagging at the Bend Chamber of Commerce SAGE awards May 31. BendBroadband was selected as Large Business of the Year. It also was recognized with the Bend Chamber Board Award of Distinction and Excellence. We’d like to thank the Bend business community for supporting our organization and employees. Large Business of the Year… Continue Reading