Category Archives: Hot Topics

What your favorite Thrones character says about you?

What your favorite Thrones character says about you?

We’ve all taken personality tests. You probably know your Myers-Briggs type, your DISC assessment, and even your Hogwarts house (Hufflepuff forever!), but do you know what your favorite Game of Thrones character says about you? Before we close the door on the final season of the HBO hit, let’s revisit some of Westeros’ remaining power… Continue Reading

TDS and BendBroadband. Working together.

TDS and BendBroadband. Working together.

In 2014, BendBroadband® became part of TDS®. TDS has since invested millions in network infrastructure bringing faster internet speeds, and more TV and phone options to Central Oregon. We’re committed. Today customers like you enjoy high-speed internet connections up to 600Mbps, both at home and at work. Over the next two years we’ll be introducing… Continue Reading

The Center Foundation launches ‘Train Your Brain’ injury prevention campaign at 24 Central Oregon elementary schools

The Center Foundation launches ‘Train Your Brain’ injury prevention campaign at 24 Central Oregon elementary schools

Over 2,000 local elementary students in the Bend-La Pine, Sisters, Crook County, Culver, and Jefferson School Districts will be equipped to enjoy summer activities more safely thanks to a regional community partnership between The Center Foundation, First Interstate Bank, Summit Medical Group Oregon, and BendBroadband. These local organizations have teamed up with the school districts… Continue Reading

Free month-long preview of Outdoor Channel

Free month-long preview of Outdoor Channel

For the entire month of April, enjoy a free preview of the Outdoor Channel on BendBroadband! In Bend, you’ll find the Outdoor Channel on channel 37 SD or channel 637 HD. In La Pine, Madras, Crooked River Ranch and Prineville, the Outdoor Channel is on Channel 301. Dedicated to the outdoor lifestyle and conservation, this… Continue Reading

BendFilm submissions due April 25

BendFilm submissions due April 25

BendFilm is one of more than 40 nonprofits that BendBroadband provides free or reduced internet and video services.  We hope you enjoy learning more about BendFilm, an organization that makes Central Oregon a better place. BendBroadband is a Premier Partner sponsor of BendFilm. One of the events, many Central Oregon residents look forward to each… Continue Reading

Channels to now match time zones

Starting March 20, BendBroadband will shift the broadcast times of the following channels from Eastern Time Zone to Pacific Time Zone. For Central Oregon viewers, this means programming will shift three hours earlier. If you usually watch a show at 9 p.m., it will now air at 6 p.m. You will not lose any programming as… Continue Reading

Cyber security hint: Make passwords strong

Cyber security hint: Make passwords strong

In honor of National Consumer Protection Week, BendBroadband is sharing blogs about phishing scams and this one below which reminds consumers to make your passwords strong and tough to crack. The tips below were adapted from the Dept. of Homeland Security’s Online Privacy Tip Card: Make your passwords/passphrases strong You can increase the strength of… Continue Reading