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Time to reboot your modem

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Hot Topics, Technology, Tips from Employees | 0 comments

Our new Internet packages are now effective. In order to enjoy higher upstream speeds, Gold Internet customers should reboot their modems. The instructions are simple. Simply switch the power off to your modem or Alpha gateway for several seconds and power it back up. According to our tech guys, 40% of Internet problems can be resolved by resetting your modem and router, so this is good advice for all customers. It’s easy. Here’s a fun video we made to show you how it’s...

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KTVZ and KFXO service notification

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Hot Topics | 0 comments

As a courtesy, we’d like to let customers know that KTVZ will be completing a service upgrade overnight this week. The upgrade will cause all viewers, including our customers, to lose video signal from KTVZ or KFXO from 12:40 a.m.to approximately 3:40 a.m. on Friday, February 27.

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ROOT Sports returning to BendBroadband Channel Lineup

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Hot Topics, Press Release | 0 comments

BEND, Ore. (Feb. 17, 2015) BendBroadband and ROOT SPORTS™ announced today that the regional sports network will re-launch to BendBroadband customers on March 1, 2015. The network will be part of the Essentials and Preferred packages. The popular sports network brings an extensive line-up of regional sports programming including more than 350 LIVE event telecasts of the Seattle Mariners, Portland Timbers, Seattle Sounders, Gonzaga Bulldogs, Big Sky Conference, Mountain West and high school coverage, as well as magazine shows and much more. “Our team partners have some of the most...

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Throwback Thursday: 2.19.15

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Employee Spotlight, Featured, Hot Topics, Throwback Thursday | 0 comments

Throwback Thursday: 2.19.15

We’re throwing back to the early nineties again this week. What a time for BendBroadband. And what a time for this guy, Steve Dias, looking sharp at the company picnic.   The year was 1992.   “Wayne’s World,” “Lethal Weapon 3,” and “Sister Act” were making it big in the movie theater, and all your friends were throwing out their favorite movie quote of the time, “You can’t handle the truth!” The Chicago Bulls were the NBA champions, while the Washington Redskins earned Super Bowl rings. Meanwhile, Steve, here, was...

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Internet usage allowances increased for 2015

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Hot Topics, Technology, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Internet usage allowances increased for 2015

Each year brings an astonishing surge in Internet usage, and 2014 was no exception. In response to this leap in demand, BendBroadband has overhauled its Internet packages again, increasing usage allowances to meet the accelerating demand for data.                 Over the past couple of months, average use per customer has been over 65 GB – an all-time high. To put that figure in perspective, our customers were consuming an average of 18 GB in 2010, so usage has nearly quadrupled over five years. There’s no mystery surrounding these increases....

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Bring on the March Madness!

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Entertainment, Hot Topics, Sports | 0 comments

Bring on the March Madness!

The phenomenon that grips sports fans across the nation is just around the corner. March Madness kicks off March 17, when the battle for college basketball’s biggest prize commences. Excitement is high throughout this single-elimination tournament. There’s the frenzy of so many games being played in quick succession, the unexpected victories, the euphoria of winning to play another day, and the agony of losing and going home. And let’s not forget March Madness bracketology, which has become a phenomenon in its own right. Or the reported dip in workplace productivity over these...

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