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Abraham Lincoln premieres Feb. 20 on The History Channel

On the History Channel, experience the extraordinary life of Abraham Lincoln like you’ve never seen it before. From executive producer Doris Kearns Goodwin comes the three-night documentary event, which premieres Sunday, Feb. 20, that uncovers Lincoln’s rise from poverty to becoming president of a nation tearing itself apart. Watch the trailer: Trailer 1: Abraham Lincoln |… Continue Reading

Watch the Winter Olympics on BendBroadband TV!

Watch the Winter Olympics on BendBroadband TV!

The Winter Olympics are under way, with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, Feb. 4. You can cheer on local athletes and watch the action on BendBroadband TV! BendBroadband TV includes NBC, CNBC, and USA, all of which will show events throughout the Winter Olympics. Coverage begins Thursday, Feb. 3, through Sunday, Feb. 20. Central Oregon… Continue Reading

BendBroadband sponsoring Oregon WinterFest

Ready to beat the winter blues? BendBroadband is a proud sponsor of this year’s Oregon WinterFest, set for Feb. 18-20 at the Deschutes County Expo Center. The festival offers three days of live music, local food and drink, and family-friendly activities. Events include ice carving, the Central Oregon Light Art Exhibit, freestyling snowboarders and skiers,… Continue Reading

BendBroadband donates to United Way of Central Oregon

BendBroadband donates to United Way of Central Oregon

As part of its ongoing efforts to support local nonprofits making a difference, BendBroadband has donated $7,000 to the United Way of Central Oregon. The donation was made through the United Way of Central Oregon’s Corporate Cornerstone Program, which helps the organization create a greater impact in fighting for health, education, financial stability, and resilience… Continue Reading

Some Blazers, college basketball games on ROOT SPORTS Plus

ROOT SPORTS Northwest is the proud home of the Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle Kraken. Occasionally, scheduling conflicts arise between the Blazers, Kraken, and college basketball. The good news is that ROOT SPORTS offers an overflow channel, ROOT SPORTS Plus, so that customers won’t miss a game. ROOT SPORTS Plus can be found on channel… Continue Reading

Pandemic spurs positive career change for BendBroadband associate

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020 upended life for all of us—including BendBroadband associate Keith Wilson. Keith worked in the restaurant industry for years and was managing an establishment outside Bend, Oregon, when the pandemic hit. After the restaurant temporarily—and eventually permanently—closed, Keith suddenly found himself unemployed. Rather than bemoan… Continue Reading

HBO and Cinemax Free Preview, Dec. 24-31

Attention BendBroadband TV customers: HBO and Cinemax are releasing a plethora of exclusive and high-quality content this holiday season. BendBroadband and HBO and Cinemax are teaming up to provide another free preview for BendBroadband TV customers from Dec. 24 to Dec. 31. The HBO Max schedule includes brand new series including And Just Like That… and… Continue Reading