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SHOWTIME® free trial now available

Enjoy a free trial of SHOWTIME® from now until April 19, compliments of SHOWTIME® and BendBroadband.

Watch the final season of Homeland, plus other critically-acclaimed original series like Billions™ and Shameless. Catch hit movies like The Upside and Second Act, groundbreaking documentaries and so much more!

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Free previews now available of The Movie Channel, Flix, Outdoor Channel and more

From now until April 19, also enjoy free previews of: The Movie Channel is your one-stop, commercial-free movie destination. From outrageous comedies and heart-stopping dramas to the most explosive action hits, The Movie Channel has ’em all. Flix — Cool Classics: The programming consists of theatrically released feature films from the 1970s to the present… Continue Reading

Beware: Coronavirus scams are out there

With the concern surrounding the coronavirus, scammers are been busy finding ways to trick unsuspecting victims into revealing personal or payment information. The best way to avoid a scam is to know the red flags. The scams You get an email from an official agency such as the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or… Continue Reading

Next level movies arrive On Demand

Next level movies arrive On Demand

Oscar winners, blockbusters, dramas, family movies—it’s all coming right to your living room with BendBroadband On Demand in March. So, don’t worry about those spring showers (or snowstorms, as the case may be). Stay inside, curl up on the couch, and watch (or re-watch) these great options: Queen and Slim Starts March 3 Rated R… Continue Reading

NCAA tourney kicks off March 15 with Selection Sunday

The March Madness journey kicks off each year with Selection Sunday. This year the NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball tournament gets into gear on TBS on March 15 at 6 p.m. (EST). Throughout the 68-team, single-elimination tournament, there’s the excitement of those unexpected winners, and the agony of going home earlier than planned. The NCAA tournament… Continue Reading

Spring sun outages could impact your video signal

Twice a year, all television customers (not just BendBroadband customers) may experience some degree of television interference due to sun outages. This spring, the solar satellite interference is expected from about Feb. 25 until March 15. Sun outages happen due to solar interference. For a few weeks every spring and fall, the sun is directly… Continue Reading

FTC: Watch out for tax identity theft

FTC: Watch out for tax identity theft

‘Tis the season when the tidings come in envelopes stamped “Important Tax Return Document Enclosed.” Yes, it’s tax filing season, and the season’s Grinches are the tax identity thieves and government imposters who are hoping to steal your money. Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your Social Security number (SSN) to file a phony… Continue Reading

Abbreviate 2020? Experts Say ‘No’

News outlets have been warning against using the abbreviated version of the year 2020 when signing financial and legal papers, due to the potential for fraudsters to change the year. The result could be an altered (but legally-binding) document containing your signature. For example, someone who fails to initially cash a check dated 1/1/20 could… Continue Reading

4 incredibly romantic TDS communities

Valentine’s Day is almost here! While the holiday has long been associated with flowers, fancy dinners, and chocolates, what it’s really about is taking time to enjoy the company of your sweetheart. Luckily, several market areas TDS serves make for ideal destinations to do just that. From fun-filled celebrations to beautiful hikes, here are some… Continue Reading