Monthly Archives: September 2020

Crestview TV channel feeds changing

We’re streamlining the channel lineup to match where customers live. Madras and La Pine customers can expect their channel feeds to be switched from the east coast to west coast feed.

Starting on November 1, the channel feeds will be switched from east coast to west coast on the following channels:

Be sure to update any scheduled recordings on November 1 to the west coast feeds so you won’t miss any of your favorites.

What do COVID-19 scams look like in Oregon

We’ve been telling you about the scams related to COVID-19. But now we can tell you even more about the scams happening in your neck of the woods. Just today, the FTC released state-specific data on COVID-19-related issues, which you can check out with just a few clicks of your mouse. With user-friendly features, the… Continue Reading

Cyberattacks on the rise since pandemic

With more people working at home and shopping online, the number of cyberattacks has increased significantly since the onset of the pandemic. The FBI recently announced as many as 4,000 reports a day have been made to their Cyber Division. That represents a 400% increase from what they were seeing before COVID. The FBI also… Continue Reading

FTC: Sellers need proof for COVID treatment claims

As part of its ongoing efforts to protect consumers from sellers of scam COVID-19 treatments, the FTC has sent 20 more warning letters to companies that claim their products can prevent, treat or cure the COVID-19. Claims for zappers, virus-busting cards, sage, oregano, and bay leaves are among the representations called into question in the… Continue Reading

Five amazing mountain biking trails in Bend

According to Mountain Bike Action Magazine, Bend, Oregon is considered the Best Mountain Bike Town in the U.S. This is in large part because the Central Oregon Trail Alliance maintains over 700 miles of trails in the Central Oregon area. That’s more trail than many riders will be able to cover in a lifetime! From… Continue Reading

BendBroadband sponsors EDCO video series

The Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) organization has started a video series titled, “Good News, Too,” which highlights local businesses across the Central Oregon region that are pivoting, expanding, providing community support, hiring displaced workers, and more. The most current video is about Oregon Spirit Distillers, one of only four distilleries in the state certified to mass produce… Continue Reading

The road to the Stanley Cup continues

In a normal year, early September is when the excitement level hockey fans feel around the world begins ratchet up. This year, however, eagerness to watch hockey in September is not just in anticipation of a few preseason games and the upcoming nine-month schedule. We are currently nearing the end of the Stanley Cup Playoffs… Continue Reading

Hispanic Heritage Month

“I had to look it up, because it’s really an American Holiday,” said Luis Chavez, Lead Software Engineer, in the spirit of full disclosure. After doing a bit of research, Luis was happy to talk about the sentiment behind National Hispanic Heritage Month and its impact. “It’s important. It’s an opportunity to not only celebrate, but… Continue Reading

BendBroadband sponsors Diversity & Inclusion Webinar Series

BendBroadband recently helped sponsor attendance for five people of color to join Erika McCalpine’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training seminar. In the workshops, participants made deep dives into the subjects of implicit bias, fostering an inclusive climate and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion at work. “I was looking for some ways to support underrepresented communities… Continue Reading