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Dabl to launch on TDS TV+ in Madras and Prineville on April 14

Dabl to launch on TDS TV+ in Madras and Prineville on April 14

BendBroadband is pleased to announce the launch of the Dabl Channel in Madras and Prineville for TDS TV+ customers. Dabl will launch on April 14 and will be on Channel 38 (KPTV) for both business and residential customers in Madras and Prineville.

Dabl is a life-style broadcasting network which features home expert Martha Stewart, Bob Vila, Emeril Live, Animal Rescue, Kitchen Nightmares, Sell this House and more.

Enjoy!

Earth Day tips: Take action

Actions and tips to make a difference this Earth Day Earth Day is April 22. Founded in 1970 by Wisconsin U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson. Nelson’s goal was to raise public awareness about the serious nature of pollution and bring national attention to environmental causes. Here are some tips from EarthDay.Org on how you can take… Continue Reading

Masters 2021: A tournament unlike any other

Following an unprecedented Masters last November due to a COVID-19 delay, the illustrious golf tournament will return to its traditional April slot next week. Tournament week begins on Monday, April 05 with a practice round in each of the first three days at the beautiful golf course in Augusta, Georgia. The legendary tournament, with its… Continue Reading

Call before you dig!

Spring is here and it’s time to think about outside projects like planting trees, shrubs, flowers or installing a fence or deck. Before you put shovel to the ground, think about what might be underneath. Power lines that run from your house to the garage, or phone, cable, water or gas lines could also be… Continue Reading

How to spot scam emails

Let’s say you get an email about a charge to your credit card for something you aren’t expecting or don’t want. Your first instinct may be to immediately call the company or respond to the email and to stop the payment. Scammers know that, and are taking advantage of it in a new phishing scheme.… Continue Reading

Winter PrideFest planned for end of March

Mark your calendars for Winter PrideFest 2021! Tentatively planned for March the (pending COVID Restrictions). “While things may look a bit different this year, we hope to do our best to continue promoting inclusion in outdoors with this LGBTQ+ Ski Weekend,” said outcentraloregon.com. Below are the tentative plans events, final details to follow early March:… Continue Reading

1Gig internet speeds now available in Madras and Prineville, Oregon

BendBroadband, a TDS company, announces faster speeds for Central Oregonians Bend, Ore. (February 26, 2021) – BendBroadband is now offering 1Gig internet speeds in Madras and Prineville, Oregon. Residential and business customers can now go faster than ever with a variety of high-speed internet packages from BendBroadband. Customers can receive up to one gigabit internet… Continue Reading

NASA TV has moved to Channel 55

Previously on channel 18, NASA TV is now available for TDS TV+ customers on channel 55. NASA TV is a television service of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).The network airs educational programming and provides live coverage of an array of manned missions (including the International Space Station), robotic missions, and domestic and international… Continue Reading

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