Author Archives: Mike Wanta

Enjoy a Smarter Way to TV

Enjoy a Smarter Way to TV

What makes TDS TV®+ so smart? Intelligence and integration. Looking for something new to watch? Take advantage of personalized program recommendations based on your viewing habits. It’s like your TV gets to know you! Want a fast way to find to your favorite shows? Use the all-in-one search capability that spans live channels, the On… Continue Reading

Social media is no place for COVID-19 vaccination cards

Social media is no place for COVID-19 vaccination cards

Some of you are celebrating your second COVID-19 vaccination with the giddy enthusiasm that’s usually reserved for weddings, new babies, and other life events. You’re posting a photo of your vaccination card on social media. Please — don’t do that! You could be inviting identity theft. Your vaccination card has information on it including your… Continue Reading

Reminders about Data Privacy

With today’s technology, keeping your private information safe can be quite a challenge. No matter what you do online, whether it’s using social media sites, banking, shopping, gaming, or streaming, your personal information may be used in ways that you are not aware of. Today is the perfect day to review your privacy settings and… Continue Reading

COVID-19 relief scam to watch out for

Scammers are at it again, pretending to be from a government agency to rip people off. Here’s what you need to know about the latest coronavirus relief fund scam. You get an email that looks to be from Joe Simons of the Federal Trade Commission. It says you’re getting coronavirus relief money. The email includes… Continue Reading

Deschutes County: Sign up for email notifications about vaccine availability

Deschutes County is offering area residents the opportunity to sign up for an email notification about COVID-19 vaccine eligibility. An email will be sent as soon as the vaccine is eligible for the individual who signed up. In addition, general vaccine updates will also be shared as well. Visit to sign up and learn… Continue Reading

Honoring MLK Jr.

Today we honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who once said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Dr. King used peace instead of violence and love instead of hate to evangelize for a better world. He… Continue Reading

BendBroadband partners with CO Daily to “Redirect the Check”

BendBroadband, a TDS company, has partnered with Central Oregon Daily News to launch a campaign supporting local, charitable organizations in need. A GoFundMe page called, “Redirect the Check,” has been setup to receive donations. Many people have begun to receive their government stimulus checks. If you feel that your Central Oregon neighbors could use this… Continue Reading

Get the Most out of Your TDS TV+ Experience

Did you know TDS TV®+ has an all-in-one search and record option? Or that you can restart live programs from any point, and cue up programs you’ve maybe forgotten about in the past 72 hours? If you’re just scratching the surface of the awesomeness of TDS TV+, there’s so much more to explore. Get a… Continue Reading