Category Archives: Hot Topics

2019 Oscar drama and picks

By Kris Schulz Controversies are part of the Oscars and this years is no exception. Typically, though, it’s the nominees or winners, or perhaps the host that generates the controversies. This year, it’s the Oscar show itself. When Kevin Hart dropped out at host and they couldn’t find a replacement, talk of the Oscars started… Continue Reading

Black History Month: Inventors in Tech Field

Black History Month: Inventors in Tech Field

Since 1976, Black History Month has been designated to remember the contributions of people of the African Diaspora. Today, we’ll take a look at the contributions of a few African American inventors that paved the way for Telecommunications and Broadband technology. Dr. Jackson was the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D from MIT.… Continue Reading

Online gaming: A possible security risk

If you, or someone in your family, enjoy the super-popular online games be warned: there are real-life security risks at play in online gaming. Take Fornite — three recently discovered security bugs would have allowed hackers to access account and payment information, and also listen to chats. Even more scary? All it would have taken… Continue Reading

Updates to Phone Service Coming

Updates to Phone Service Coming

BendBroadband is committed to keeping communication flowing—which is why we’re updating our phone service to simplify its functionality. Not everything’s changing though—your Voice Mail greeting, PIN, and saved Voice Mail messages will remain the same with the update. Here’s everything else you need to know about the coming updates. When? The update will occur one… Continue Reading

High Desert Chamber: Valentine’s Day concert

High Desert Chamber: Valentine’s Day concert

High Desert Chamber Music is one of more than 40 nonprofits that BendBroadband provides free or reduced internet and video services.  High Desert Chamber Music is in the midst of its 11th season. Founder and executive director Isabelle LaForet Senger said the mission of High Desert Chamber Music is to bring world-class chamber music and… Continue Reading

Your channels are back up

Great news! TDS/BendBroadband has reached a new multiyear agreement with Nexstar Media Group to bring their channels back to our lineup. We know you’ve felt caught in the middle and we appreciate you sticking by us. We received hundreds of responses to our request for feedback. We also read all your blog and social media… Continue Reading

Tips to keep your data safe

Tips to keep your data safe

In 2018, there were multiple headlines about data mining and privacy breaches. If you were lucky, you weren’t impacted—this time. This week BendBroadband celebrates Data Privacy Day (Jan. 28),  so it’s the perfect time to take a look at your privacy settings and be aware of how and where your information is being shared. It… Continue Reading