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NBC Universal discontinues G4

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Hot Topics | 0 comments

NBC Universal has notified BendBroadband as well as other TV operators that the G4 network will be discontinued. The network currently resides on channel 144 and 744 in HD. G4 will be removed from the channel lineup on December 1.

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Game Show Network Moves to West Coast Feed

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Entertainment, Hot Topics, TV Programs | 0 comments

On November 22, The Game Show Network on BendBroadband Channel 72 will move from an East Coast feed to a West Coast feed. As a result, all programs will air 3 hours later than they did prior to the change. Game Show Network is the home of Skin Wars, Idiotest and The Chase, as well as new episodes of old game show favorites such as Family Feud and Baggage. The channel is currently located in the BendBroadband Variety package, and BendBroadband Business Value, Entertainment and News & Information packages. Please note: If you have set DVR recordings based on time, consider changing it to...

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Movies on Demand November 2014

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Entertainment, Hot Topics, Movies on Demand | 0 comments

Movies on Demand November 2014

MALEFICENT Maleficent explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic “Sleeping Beauty” and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Stars Angelina Jolie & Elle Fanning. Now Playing. Movie Rating: PG © 2014 Walt Disney Pictures. All rights reserved.   HERCULES Both man and myth, Hercules leads a band of mercenaries to help end a bloody civil war in the land of Thrace and return the rightful king to his throne. Stars Dwayne Johnson & Ian McShane. Now Playing. Movie Rating: PG-13 © 2014...

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Maintenance Notice: Nov. 13 & 20

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Hot Topics | Comments Off

Good news for Bend customers based downtown and in the neighborhoods southeast of Pilot Butte: We will be performing maintenance in your neighborhoods this month, which will increase network performance. Once the maintenance is complete, customers in these areas will experience service improvements such as increased Internet Speeds at peak usage times. Network maintenance is planned for the following locations: 1. Downtown Bend, Nov. 13, 2-4 a.m. 2. Southeast of Pilot Butte, Nov. 20, 2-4 a.m. During the maintenance windows, customers in these areas will experience a loss of Video and Internet...

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BendBroadband Launches CBS Sports Network

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Entertainment, Hot Topics, Sports | Comments Off

BendBroadband Launches CBS Sports Network

CBS Sports Network launched in the BendBroadband Sports Tier on Nov. 1. Customers will be able to watch the National Rodeo Finals on the network in December. Nothing gets Central Oregonians’ hearts pumping like watching professional bull riding. Buckle up and get ready for the National Rodeo Finals, to be telecast Dec. 4-13 from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. The National Rodeo Finals moved from Great American Country (GAC) to CBS Sports Network for 2014. BendBroadband will provide wall-to-wall coverage of the rodeo finals. CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour destination for...

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BendBroadband hires new GM for Zolo Media

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Hot Topics, Press Release | Comments Off

BEND, Ore. (Oct. 23, 2014) - BendBroadband today announces the selection of Julie Brinks as general manager of Zolo Media. The company operates KBNZ-TV CBS affiliate, KOHD-TV ABC affiliate, COTV11 and offers multiple video and local advertising options for Central Oregonians. “Julie has a reputation for evaluating and improving marketing and media effectiveness at media organizations like Zolo,” says Mark Barber, vice president of Cable Operations at TDS Telecom, parent company of BendBroadband. “We have every confidence her focus on hyper-localism and her strong, demonstrated history...

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