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Scam Alert

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Hot Topics | 0 comments

We’ve learned of a scam underway today targeting our business phone customers. A company calling itself Reliant or Global Communications persistently calls and states they are affiliated with BendBroadband. They may say that they are taking over billing on our behalf or that you port numbers to their platform to continue receiving BendBroadband discounts. These are absolutely false claims. BendBroadband does not work with third parties to bill or port phone service—and certainly does not give our business customer contact information to third parties. If you receive a call like this,...

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Channel Changes Effective March 1st 2015

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Hot Topics | 0 comments

BendBroadband is consistently negotiating and improving the programming line up on behalf of customers. Channels are occasionally added, dropped or reconfigured in order to keep cable TV packages as relevant and competitively priced as possible. To this end, we will no longer offer CornerstoreTV or Africa as of March 1st 2015. CornerstoreTV (channel 13) is a shopping channel currently included in all our TV packages. QVC (channel 8/608HD) or HSN (channel 18/618) are good alternatives for viewers. Africa (channel 165/765HD) is currently offered as part of our Bronze Variety cable TV package....

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NBC Universal discontinues G4

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Hot Topics | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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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BendBroadband launches Stingray Music Service

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

BendBroadband launches Stingray Music Service

Stingray Music is now the digital music provider for your all-music cable channels. BendBroadband rolled out 50 new commercial-free music stations on Nov. 1. Music taste is a highly personal affair, and finding that special channel that plays your kind of tunes 24/7 can be a frustrating experience. BendBroadband has made that search easy for you with commercial-free music channels. Now we are freshening up the channel lineup. The new network, Stingray Music, features 50 brand-new music channels. The network’s huge library of music will keep you humming, dancing, tapping or bursting into...

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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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