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BendBroadband rolls out new commercial

Where would we be without the internet last year. It helped us learn new skills, share hidden talents, and stay in touch through good times and bad. Where will it take us from here? That’s up to you There’s alternate realities to create, new relationships to forge and barriers to break.

That’s the message behind the new BendBroadband TV commercial called Your World now airing throughout Central Oregon.

So dream big and push your limits. Make the future what you want. With ultra-fast reliable internet from BendBroadband, you’ll be ready for whatever’s next.

We’re faster than ever before, and that’s not only a reflection of our commitment to providing top-notch service, it’s also evidence of our continuing commitment to Central Oregon.

We’re proud of this new commercial, here it ishttps://youtu.be/G1dxW5C6YGY 

Scholarships and programs for young learners

With children going back to school, it’s a great time to look into educational opportunities that may help prepare them for their futures or even with educational finances. Programs and scholarships of this nature aren’t just for college aged students but can also be for students as young as their first year of elementary school.… Continue Reading

Outage has been resolved

July 8th Statement from Kit Beyer, Director of External Affairs and Communications: BendBroadband became aware of the outage at approximately 3 p.m. yesterday. It is believed a commercial dump truck with an extended bucket accidently ripped down a 72-count and a 144-count aerial fiber cable. Unfortunately, this impacted nearly 22,000 customers in La Pine, Sunriver,… Continue Reading

BendBroadband donates $15,000 to Latino Community Association for laptops

Congratulations to the Latino Community Association in Central Oregon as the 2021 recipients of $15,000 in grant money from the TDS Diversity, Equity & Inclusion STEM Community Fund. TDS is the parent company of BendBroadband. Latino Community Association (LCA) LCA will be awarded $15,000 to purchase 25 laptops, which will go directly to families in… Continue Reading

Simple steps to stay safe during extreme heat conditions

Health officials are recommending people prevent heat-related illnesses that can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. “People may not realize that heat-related illnesses can be deadly,” said Tom Jeanne, MD, deputy state health officer at the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division. “Extreme heat conditions pose a higher risk for children, people 65 and… Continue Reading

Road safety for cyclists

As things are finally taking a turn toward normalcy, people are starting to venture out and enjoy life. And with summer here, many are choosing cycling as their primary source of transportation or fitness. As things get back to normal, more cars are also on the road. Because of this, both cyclists and drivers need… Continue Reading

Center Foundation launches campaign for Caldera

Center Foundation launches campaign for Caldera

The Center Foundation, Central Oregon’s only nonprofit dedicated to providing sports medicine services to high school students, is working to expand its program to Bend’s newest high school. The Foundation has launched the Campaign for Caldera fundraising campaign to support the addition of a full-time athletic trainer for Caldera High School, scheduled to open in the fall… Continue Reading