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Central Oregon is hiring

The Economic Development for Central Oregon is sharing two videos highlighting several growing industries throughout Central Oregon. With historically low unemployment rates and many employers hiring for multiple positions, EDCO, East Cascades Works, and multiple other community partners, decided to address the immediate needs of the business community. Please watch, use, and share these videos: Central Oregon is Hiring and Reboot in Bend.

BendBroadband has been a part of Central Oregon for more than 50 years. We believe in the power of community and in the power of ideas and creativity. We’re all in it together and believe that teamwork and community makes us better.

Working for BendBroadband means joining a leader in the telecommunications industry. We were the first company in Oregon to launch high speed Internet service in 1997, and the first cable operator in the state to have an all-digital cable platform. Our forward-thinking and progressive attitude toward emerging technology has earned us multiple awards and accolades.

BendBroadband is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, a Fortune 1000® company, provides wireless; cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services. TDS has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. In 2018, TDS was named to three Forbes lists: America’s Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employs 9,600 people. Visit tdsinc.com.

See what job opportunities BendBroadband is currently offering.

BendBroadband’s sense of community extends beyond our walls. We know Bend is a vibrant place with exciting events and activities – after all, we live here too. We encourage our employees to enjoy all that Bend and Central Oregon has to offer.

First Story golf tourney raises over $275,000, breaks record

The First Story Charity Golf Tournament & Opening Night Bash is one of the region’s most popular charity events. This year, the event smashed its previous record to raise funds for First Story, which provides zero-down, no-interest home loans for deserving and capable families in need of housing. First Story’s Wild West themed charity event… Continue Reading

434 pounds of trash removed on Deschutes River Clean-Up Day

434 pounds of trash removed on Deschutes River Clean-Up Day

UPDATE: Thank you to the 150 volunteers who participated in the Deschutes River Clean-Up Day on July 28. Last year, volunteers removed 2,000 pounds of trash. This year, volunteers removed 434 pounds of trash. “When I first started coordinating the river clean-up, we mainly removed old mill debris, said Kolleen Miller, Enjoy Protect Respect committee… Continue Reading

Hit series, star-studded movies for $10.99/month

Hit series, star-studded movies for $10.99/month

Everyone wants great things to watch at a great price and, thanks to SHOWTIME, you can make it happen. For a limited time add SHOWTIME® to your existing BendBroadband package for only $10.99/mo. for 12 months! You can watch award-winning series and movies, sports, documentaries, and comedy specials anytime, anywhere with SHOWTIME. And we really… Continue Reading

Cheers to 99 Years: Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo, Aug. 1-5

Cheers to 99 Years: Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo, Aug. 1-5

Funnel cake and elephant ears. Lemonade and slushies.  Deep fried Twinkies and something Deschutes calls “Tortatoes.” All of this and more can be found at the 99th Annual Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo Aug. 1-5. Held at the Deschutes County Expo Center, the five-day event is a fully booked fair, carnival and rodeo.  BendBroadband is… Continue Reading

New series ‘Hard To Kill’ premieres July 31 on Discovery

New series ‘Hard To Kill’ premieres July 31 on Discovery

Instead of “Dirty Jobs,” Discovery now brings you dangerous jobs in its new series — Hard To Kill. Tim Kennedy is one tough guy – an active, Ranger qualified, Green Beret, Special Forces Sniper who has served tours in Iraq, Afghanistan and other locations around the globe. He is also a top 5 professional MMA… Continue Reading