BendBroadband Welcomes New Vice President of Sales
& Business Development
Michael Wynschenk brings 25 years of management experience
Bend, Oregon – September 28, 2012 – BendBroadband, a regional technology leader in broadband, digital cable and communication services, is pleased to announce Michael Wynschenk as its new vice president of sales and business development.
Wynschenk brings more than 25 years of management experience with him. He started his telecom career with wireline carriers and moved into wireless with AT&T and Verizon. Most recently he was with Alaska Communications in Anchorage, where he managed five lines of business from residential to enterprise – experience that will serve him well as he manages the multiple aspects of business development for BendBroadband.
BendBroadband offers a full array of comprehensive solutions from colocation and managed services at the BendBroadband Vault– the only Tier III and LEED Gold certified data center in the region– to small business phone and internet through enterprise class Ethernet and hosted PBX services, Wynschenk will be responsible for overseeing all sales and business development efforts for the company, including residential data, voice and video sales.
BendBroadband is a family-owned, Oregon company serving Central Oregon since 1955. A leader in the cable and broadband sectors, the company offers an extensive range of broadband, fiber connectivity, cable television and telephone services for commercial and residential customers. Central Oregon facilities include more than 1500 miles of fiber and coax infrastructure and wireless facilities which cover all Central Oregon communities. Services include metropolitan optical Ethernet, T-1/PRI and hosted PBX services. High-speed Internet options provide speeds up to 100 Mbps, with 1 GigE offerings available. The company serves rural customers over a 4G LTE fixed-wireless network, one of a few such broadband networks in the nation. In 2011, the company opened the BendBroadband Vault, a Tier III, SSAE 16, LEED Gold-certified data center with hosted storage for primary site and disaster recovery needs, equipment colocation and managed services.
BendBroadband was among the first companies in the United States to convert to a 100% digital video signal and offers a spectrum of video services, including multi-room DVR and TV Everywhere service to tablets and mobile devices. BendBroadband focuses its corporate contributions and sponsorship efforts on youth, and by supporting an array of arts and entertainment in Central Oregon. In the community, BendBroadband provides extensive local sports coverage, civic programming and local features created and produced by COTV, channel 11 and 611.