Monthly Archives: August 2020

Bundle Wi-Fi+, Internet Security, PC Support and save big

With people sheltering and working at home, a secure and reliable internet is more important than ever.

Enjoy smarter whole-home Wi-Fi experience with TDS® Wi-Fi+. The new TDS Wi-Fi+ service, available to most residential internet customers, provides a strong Wi-Fi signal on all connected devices. Using mesh network technology from eero, TDS Wi-Fi+ minimizes dead zones, slow downloads, and buffering by broadcasting wireless internet signals from multiple points in a home, rather than a single location.

Plus, you can save over 45% by bundling TDS Wi-Fi+ with TDS Internet Security and Remote PC Support — our TDS Wi-Fi+ Security Pack!

With TDS Internet Security you will keep your online devices safe and protect information like usernames, passwords, and payment information. It will also  lessen these risks that your computers, mobile phones, and tablets are exposed to:

  • Viruses, worms, and Trojans
  • Spyware, adware
  • Spam and junk mail
  • Malware and ransomware

And allows you to:  manage devices remotely, schedule internet time for the children, and safeguard online financial transactions.

In addition, you will have a secure computer performance, increased privacy, automatic updates, and parental controls.

Now that we are using our computers more at home, Remote PC Support will keep your computer running at its best. When updates or optimization is needed, Remote PC Support provides the technical expertise you need and makes sure your computer is working at its optimal performance. And, there’s no need to lug your computer to the store, and wait for it to be repaired!

TDS is collaborating with eero to deliver their intelligent whole-home Wi-Fi service. The technology uses machine learning to optimize the Wi-Fi signal and route network traffic efficiently. This ensures a strong signal and expansive coverage.

Using the eero mobile app, customers can also see which devices are connected to their network, block any suspicious or unknown devices, view data usage in real time, and test your internet speed in real time.

TDS Wi-Fi+ is fully supported by TDS for only $12.95 a month without any up-front equipment costs. TDS Wi-Fi+ includes one eero Base Station access point, and one eero Beacon to extend the network range to cover a home up to 3,750 square feet.

Provide internet security for your home and order the TDS Wi-Fi+ Security Pack today! With TDS Wi-Fi+, never worry about Wi-Fi again. To order, call: 541-241-8530 or click here.

IRS sending $500 to people mistakenly denied money for dependent children

If you used the IRS’s non-filers tool before May 17 and claimed at least one qualifying child, the IRS mistakenly failed to send you $500 per qualifying child. To correct this, the IRS is sending money to those people who were affected. (If you used the non-filers tool after May 17 and claimed at least one qualifying child, your… Continue Reading

The NHL returns, the road to the Stanley Cup

The NHL launched an extended 24-team playoff system in their return to play plan. In the Canadian hub cities of Toronto and Edmonton, NHL players got back to the ice after the five-month delay and immediately started competing for the most coveted trophy in sports—the Stanley Cup. The playoff setup consists of four rounds in… Continue Reading

6 ways to not overspend on school supplies

The 2020-21 school year is nearly upon us! With uncertainty regarding what, exactly, the school year will look like, parents across the country are in a precarious position with the back to school shopping season already here. In fact, a survey from the National Retail Federation (NRF) explains that consumers are tentatively planning to spend… Continue Reading

BendBroadband® named fastest business internet provider in Oregon

BendBroadband, a TDS company, receives national recognition Bend, Ore. (August 5, 2020) – BendBroadband® has been recognized by BroadbandNow’s 2020 Internet Service Provider Awards in the category of small providers. BroadbandNow is a website that helps consumers find and compare internet service providers in their area. BendBroadband received awards in the following categories: Fastest Business… Continue Reading

BendBroadband® named fastest business internet provider in Oregon

BendBroadband, a TDS company, receives national recognition Bend, Ore. (July 27, 2020) – BendBroadband® has been recognized by BroadbandNow’s 2020 Internet Service Provider Awards in the category of small providers. BroadbandNow is a website that helps consumers find and compare internet service providers in their area. BendBroadband received awards in the following categories: Fastest Business… Continue Reading

Shark Week coming August 9

A global pandemic won’t slow down one of nature’s fiercest predators. The Discovery Channel’s Shark Week will launch its eight-day event, dedicated to all things shark, on Aug. 9. The network promises more than 20 hours of new programming during the 32nd annual installment of the network’s landmark franchise, including a special that marks the 20th anniversary… Continue Reading