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The best internet for how we live

The best internet for how we live

Sometimes distance isn’t the only barrier between you and your loved ones. That’s why BendBroadband is working tirelessly to keep you connected with the fastest, most reliable internet.

This is especially important in light of COVID-19 and the adjustments everyone has had to make to their daily lives. Whether you’re working from home, your kids are telelearning, or you’re trying to stream your favorite shows—BendBroadband is committed to providing an enjoyable online experience for you.

The average home has multiple devices tied to one Internet connection. Everything from TVs, laptops, tables, smartphones, gaming consoles, and security systems are found in homes today. The more devices connected the more bandwidth you need to support them. Right now, you can sign up for speeds up to 1Gbps.

The millions of dollars that BendBroadband has put into network investments, means now is the perfect time to get connected. Keep your world together with BendBroadband.

Our high-performance internet packages have:

  • No contract
  • 24/7 tech support
  • No data caps when bundled with a qualifying TV package
  • More savings and a two-year price lock when you bundle

We’re so sure you’ll love being a BendBroadband customer, we provide a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee. Call to order at 541-803-8087 or shop online at bendbroadband.com.

30-Day Money-Back Guarantee Offer: Limited-Time Offer. If you are not completely satisfied with your BendBroadband experience within the first 30 days, BendBroadband will give you your money back for services billed within the 30-day window. Customer must provide notice of disconnection prior to 30 days after installation and request the “Money Back Offer” at time of disconnection. Pay-per-view charges, international calling charges and charges for unreturned equipment will not be refunded. Offer is limited to new BendBroadband customers without BendBroadband service in the past 12 months, or existing customers with newly added BendBroadband core services; phone, TV, and/or Internet. To qualify, you must not have had the applicable BendBroadband core service in the past 12 months. Offer cannot be combined with the Video or High Speed Internet Switching Cost Reimbursement Offers. Please allow 6-8 weeks for refund delivery. Offer cannot be utilized multiple times. Restrictions apply.

2-Year Price Lock Offer: Valid in wired service areas only for new residential customers who complete a BendBroadband Bundle with qualifying TV, Internet and phone service (core services). Existing customers must add a new qualifying line of service. Price lock applies to core services only. After 24 months, standard rates will apply. Offer(s) not available in all areas, and is subject to change without notice. Certain restrictions apply. If customer terminates the bundle or any individual service that is part of the bundle, price lock is void and promotional pricing may no longer apply, and standard data limits will apply. Customers with delinquent accounts are not eligible. Prices do not include federal, state, or local taxes and fees. Equipment charges, which may apply, are additional.

High-Speed Internet: Availability varies and speeds shown may not be available at all service addresses. Certain speeds are only offered in areas served by TDS Fiber. Speed ranges shown are expressed as ”up to” to represent network capabilities between customer location and the TDS network. Most customers can expect to receive a stable speed within the range of the product purchased as allowed by the quality and capability of the connection; however, actual speeds experienced by customers vary and are not guaranteed. Some customers may receive lower than the indicated speed range. Speeds vary due to various factors, including but not limited to: distance from switching locations, network equipment, delivery technology, and external/internal network conditions. Speed tests may produce inconsistent results due to various factors, including the speed test program or website used, the number of devices connected to the customer’s modem and whether the speed test is conducted over Wi-Fi. Customers that are not receiving the indicated speeds may cancel their service or downgrade to a lower-speed service without any termination or switching charges. Otherwise, a $15 service charge will apply to existing customers who switch plans without increasing speed or adding qualifying service. Additional equipment may be required and charges may apply. In order to maximize Internet speeds above 100Mbps, a gigabit wired Network Interface Card (NIC) and/or a more advanced wireless NIC, preferably 802.11ac or higher is needed. Monthly data usage allowances vary by plan. Additional fees may apply for data usage beyond the included monthly allowance. Monthly usage allowances do not apply to customers with qualifying video and data service. For additional information, see the Subscriber Agreement at bendbroadband.com.

Delinquent accounts may lose service. Certain services not available in all areas. Price may vary by serving area and is subject to change without notice. Services subject to BendBroadband Subscriber AgreementTDS Privacy Policy, and Acceptable Use Policy. BendBroadband® is a registered trademark of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Copyright © 2020, TDS Telecommunications LLC, All Rights Reserved.

World MUSE 2018: Asking the Questions

World MUSE 2018: Asking the Questions

Article and Photos by Irene Cooper The 2018 World MUSE Conference celebrated its sixth year Saturday at The Tower Theatre in Downtown Bend, Oregon, with a full day of inspiration and thought provoking presentations from over 30 keynote speakers and performers. MUSE founder and director Amanda Stuermer, along with directors Tracy Treu and Cynthia LaRoche,… Continue Reading

Bridging Bend Initiative: a short survey

Looking Forward and Bend LaPine School District have joined forces to connect business innovation and education. They’re currently looking for volunteers: Innovation in education. That was the discussion at the last Bridging Bend event where you learned about the new pop-up high school. You gave us great ideas about how the business community could partner to… Continue Reading

Bridging Bend Initiative: a short survey
What’s next? CushCore talks plans following BVC win

What’s next? CushCore talks plans following BVC win

Great chat earlier this week with CushCore founders Adam Krafting and Dan Hallada. CushCore won the Bend Venture Conference’s Early Stage competition and with it, $15,000 from BendBroadband Business. The two inventors also snagged $3,000 of funding at the inaugural Venture Out Festival. Here’s the interview in full: Continue Reading

Record-breaking $3.75 million awarded at BVC

Record-breaking $3.75 million awarded at BVC

Press release from EDCO about this year’s record-setting Bend Venture Conference: OVER $3,755,000 IN FUNDING AWARDED AT THE BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE Ten Companies Across Three Competition Categories Take Home Investments and Cash Prizes Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) hosted the 13th Annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC) to a sold-out crowd and just announced the… Continue Reading

Watch the Venture Out Festival Online!

  Can’t make the inaugural Venture Out Festival for Central Oregon outdoor startups Wednesday night? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Go to the Bend Outdoor Worx’s page here  to live stream Bend’s only angel investment competition strictly for the outdoor industry. And stay tuned for the broadcast in its entirety. We’ve got a special surprise… Continue Reading

Live-tweeting from BVC: Jimmy Sbarra of Volcano Veggies

Back in 2014, Volcano Veggies — then a scrappy startup that used aquaponics to grow organic vegetables year-round in Bend — won the Early Stage Award at the Bend Venture Conference. This year, we’ve asked company co-founder Jimmy Sbarra to take over the BendBroadband Business Twitter account during the 2016 Early Stage Award competition on… Continue Reading