Equifax breach reminds us to take control

Equifax breach reminds us to take control

The recent hacking of the credit reporting bureau Equifax, reminds all of us that now is the time to take a good look at how we’re protecting our personal information. For some background, Equifax released the following details of the incident: The incident potentially impacts personal information relating to 145.5 million U.S. consumers – primarily… Continue Reading

Billions of Bluetooth devices at risk

Billions of Bluetooth devices at risk

A new attack targeting devices such as phones, laptops, desktops, and IoT (Internet of Things) devices with Bluetooth could allow someone nearby to take control of your device without you noticing. Armis Labs, an IoT security research firm, recently released information about BlueBorne which is impacts Android, iOS, Windows, and Linux operating systems with Bluetooth… Continue Reading

Beware of charity scams!

Beware of charity scams!

It’s upsetting to see the news surrounding the aftermaths of natural disasters. In just four weeks, there have been hurricanes in Texas, Florida and up the coast, wildfires in parts of the West, mudslides in Sierra Leone, and a massive earthquake in southern Mexico. There are many government funded programs that help disaster zones, yet… Continue Reading

Services fully restored in Bend

8:50 a.m. PDT: Services have been fully restored! 7:30 a.m. PDT: We have an outage impacting our cable and internet service at this time. We do not have an estimated time for full restoration at this time; however, our technicians are on-site and working to restore services as quickly as possible. We understand how important… Continue Reading

Happy Birthday U.S. Air Force

On Sept. 18, 1947, the National Security Act was passed, which turned the United States Air Force (USAF) into a separate military service.  Before this act was passed, military aviation was split between the Army for land-based operations and Navy/Marine Corps for sea-based operations. Additionally, prior to 1947 there were six previous organizations before the formation… Continue Reading

Captain Underpants is now On Demand

Captain Underpants is now On Demand

“Tra-la-laa!” With that introduction, BendBroadband brings to you the hilarious cinematic debut of one of the best selling superheroes in the world—Captain Underpants. In addition to “Captain Underpants,” we have the first of Universal Studios new ‘Dark Universe’ films (and a Tom Cruise vehicle), “The Mummy,” plus the emotional “Megan Leavey.” We also have the biting… Continue Reading

Preschool show rebrands, expands to preteens

Preschool show rebrands, expands to preteens

The cable preschool network called Sprout will be adding primetime programming targeting preteens. Starting Sept. 9, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s Sprout is rebranding and will be known as Universal Kids (channel 92 – Preferred Package). Preschool programming under the Sprout brand will continue to air on the network outside of primetime. The new primetime content will include DreamWorks… Continue Reading

BendBroadband sponsors Uncorked, Sept. 15-16

BendBroadband sponsors Uncorked, Sept. 15-16

Nothing goes better together than wine, cheese, chocolate, and live music. Attend the two-day wine tasting event “Uncorked, Sunriver Style” on Sept. 15-16 and you’ll experience the wines from the Pacific Northwest. While at this fun event, be sure to stop by the BendBroadband booth and meet Sunriver’s dedicated representative Kelsie Bixler. For you football… Continue Reading