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Free NFL RedZone Preview Starts Aug. 18

Free NFL RedZone Preview Starts Aug. 18

You’ve been waiting all summer, but now it’s almost here—the kickoff to football season!  Even better, your patience is being rewarded with a free preview of NFL RedZone so you can get into the action now.

You’ll have not one but FOUR chances to give it a try, including the first Sunday of the regular season! Your sneak peek at NFL RedZone will take you from game to game so you never miss a moment.

Here’s when to watch:

  • Thursday, August 18 (from approximately 5 p.m. to  approximately 8 p.m.)
  • Saturday, August 27 (from approximately 4:30 p.m. to approximately 7:30 p.m.)
  • Thursday, September 1 (from approximately 4 p.m. to approximately 8 p.m.)
  • Sunday September 11 (from approximately 10 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m.)

Here’s where to watch:

  • Channel 557

Whether you’re a die-hard, a fantasy player, or just a fan of the game, NFL RedZone is for you. (Heck, even if you’re not a huge fan, but want to catch all the key moments so you can talk with your coworkers on Monday, NFL RedZone is for you!).

After you give it a try, call 541.241.7783 to order NFL RedZone for $42.99 for the entire season.

Max King Youth Camp a Success!

The inaugural Max King Youth Trail Running Camp was a rollicking success and we at BendBroadband are happy to say we played a small part in its promising beginning. BendBroadband proudly provided two scholarships to the first-year camp, which was held near Suttle Lake the last week of June. Fifteen teenage campers spent five days and four… Continue Reading

Max King Youth Camp a Success!

Behind the scenes of Ultrafast

Behind the scenes of Ultrafast

Over the past several weeks, you’ve probably seen our new Ultrafast Internet commercial on TV, starring local ultra runner Max King. It’s part of a larger multimedia campaign that touts our three new Internet packages for residential customers, with speeds up to 300 Mbps. In other words, the fastest Internet in Central Oregon is faster than ever, thanks… Continue Reading

More customers can now watch Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

More customers can now watch Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Good news for customers with our Essentials and Preferred TV packages: The addition of the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel has expanded your selection of viewing options. Previously available only in the Movies tier, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries showcases programming devoted to the lighter side of mystery, with popular series such as “Matlock,” “Murder, She Wrote,” and… Continue Reading

Why TV Everywhere rocks and how to use it

Why TV Everywhere rocks and how to use it

Editor’s note: This article launches our new regular “Pro Tip” series on how customers can better utilize their BendBroadband services. We love TV at BendBroadband. We dig it all, from Seinfeld reruns to new episodes of Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead and The Voice. We start our day with Good Morning America and end it with Scott… Continue Reading

BendBroadband field techs work with at-risk youth program

BendBroadband field technicians are taking their knowledge and expertise and sharing it with area at-risk youth through the Oregon National Guard Youth Challenge Program. The Youth Challenge Program is a residential alternative high school where students (or “cadets,” as they’re known in the program) live on site for five months while attending a military model school.… Continue Reading

BendBroadband field techs work with at-risk youth program
Max King, our man on the trails

Max King, our man on the trails

Meet Max King, the most interesting runner in the world. The star of BendBroadband’s new Ultrafast Internet campaign, Max has established himself as one of the most versatile – and successful – runners in the country. This year alone he’s competed at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials (he finished 12th and was less than five seconds… Continue Reading

Kids spend how much time online?

How much time do you think your kids spend using media everyday—Three hours? Five hours? Try NINE. According to some recent research, no joke, kids ages 8-18 spend about nine hours using media on any given day (more than they might sleep!). That includes watching TV, videos, movies, playing video games, listening to music and… Continue Reading