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N11 codes; Suicide hotline may change to 3-digit code

N11 codes; Suicide hotline may change to 3-digit code

The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) establishes what telephone numbers exist. It would be safe to say that most people know that 9-1-1 will connect callers with police, fire, and ambulance and rescue services. But do you know what the seven other short code numbers stand for? N11 numbers, or telephone short-codes, provide callers quick… Continue Reading

Motivational back-to-school movies

A family movie night might be just the ticket to get your child excited and motivated for the 2019-20 school year. Movies can provide many opportunities to talk about the upcoming school year, especially when talking about any anxieties your child may have about going back to school. Nancy Friedman, co-founder of KidzVuz.com, says the… Continue Reading

Full Speed Ahead!

Full Speed Ahead!

Check out this fun, fast-paced, new 30-second commercial that began airing in August in BendBroadband markets on TV, in movie theaters and online. Homes today have an increasing number of connected devices, and more connections demand more speed. We’re continually strengthening our network so you can count on us to have the speed you need.… Continue Reading

Free HBO and Cinemax Free Preview Event

Free HBO and Cinemax Free Preview Event

Watch HBO® and Cinemax® FREE for four days and see what you’ve been missing. Starting at 6 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16 through Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 6 a.m., BendBroadband®TV customers can enjoy addictive series, blockbuster movies, family favorites, documentaries and more on HBO and Cinemax. Here’s what you can find the weekend of Aug.… Continue Reading

Scout Spotlight: The Shield

Scout Spotlight: The Shield

BendBroadband created the Scout Spotlight to thank those who help our community to grow and thrive. This month’s Scout Spotlight is The Shield: Providers of specialized mental health services at no cost to Central Oregon veterans and first responders. Helping those who have sacrificed to serve us all. Learn more or donate at shieldcentraloregon.org. Thank… Continue Reading

Pop-up scams reported to BendBroadband

A BendBroadband customer recently reported that she responded to a pop-up survey that stated she would receive a free gift for responding to the survey. However, the catch was that the text at the bottom of the survey stated her credit card would be billed $49.95. These pop-up surveys are scams and not tied to… Continue Reading

KTVZ, KOHD removed from Madras, Crooked River Ranch, Prineville, Culver and Metolius

KTVZ (NBC) and KOHD (ABC) were removed from the Madras, Crooked River Ranch, Prineville, Culver and Metolius lineup on July 31. Customers in these locations were notified of the changes directly. These five communities are located in the Portland Designated Market Area (DMA). KTVZ and KOHD are licensed in the Bend DMA. TDS is required… Continue Reading

Shark Week returns this Sunday

Shark Week returns this Sunday

Shark Week, returns with bigger sharks and bigger bites on Sunday, July 28 on the Discovery Channel! With more than 20 hours of shark programming, this fincredible lineup will deliver all-new groundbreaking shark stories revealing remarkable insights into the mysterious world of these magnificent creatures. Shark Week episodes will be available on TV Everywhere. Here is… Continue Reading

CBS’ KBNZ now available on TV Everywhere

CBS’ KBNZ now available on TV Everywhere

CBS’ KBNZ is now available on TV Everywhere. With a BendBroadband TV subscription, customers can now see their favorite networks, catch up on missed shows or watch sporting events from their computers and mobile devices. With TV Everywhere, your favorite channels, live entertainment and news can go with you anytime and anywhere using your Internet-connected… Continue Reading

Spear Phishing: Targeted email attacks tough to spot

You may get really good at spotting the signs of regular phishing attempts: generic greetings, misspellings and typos, phony links, and dire consequences if you don’t act now. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to let down your guard, because you still may be the target of “spear phishing.” Spear phishing attacks are targeted right… Continue Reading