Category Archives: Hot Topics

Huge rate increase could lead to station takedowns in Madras, Crooked River Ranch and Prineville

Local cable customers could lose CBS programming and shows on the Decades Network if BendBroadband and TDS® do not reach an agreement with Nexstar Media Group by Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. Nexstar is demanding up to a 130% rate increase for the same content available today on your TV. We certainly understand that prices increase over… Continue Reading

Holiday giving and BendBroadband go hand-in-hand

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another – Charles Dickens All across our markets, TDS and BendBroadband employees are providing joy this holiday season.  Everything from riding along on a TDS float in the Christmas Parade, donating food to the local pantry, sponsoring Santa’s Workshop, and providing non-profit organizations… Continue Reading

Check TV Updates page for important customer info

As 2018 comes to a close, we wanted to remind you that the BendBroadband TV updates page is your one-stop informational resource to learn about possible changes that could impact your TV service. When you visit, you’ll find information about negotiations, channel lineup changes, rate changes, and even get the scoop on industry fees. Our… Continue Reading

Bend residents celebrate independent films

Bend residents celebrate independent films

BendFilm is one of more than 40 nonprofits that BendBroadband provides free or reduced internet and video services. During our December Month of Giving campaign, BendBroadband is featuring local nonprofits on our website, and social media sites. We hope you enjoy learning more about these wonderful organizations that make Central Oregon a better place. One… Continue Reading

Heart of Oregon Corps: Providing a path to self-sufficiency

Heart of Oregon Corps: Providing a path to self-sufficiency

Heart of Oregon Corps is one of more than 40 nonprofits that BendBroadband provides free or reduced internet and video services. During our December Month of Giving campaign, BendBroadband is featuring local nonprofits on our website, and social media sites. We hope you enjoy learning more about these wonderful organizations that make Central Oregon a better… Continue Reading

The perfect gift for your furkid

Holiday cheer is in the air! People are busy decorating their homes, baking cookies, picking out the perfect Christmas tree, and, of course, shopping for gifts. One of the most difficult family members to shop for is often a pet. According to Statista, there are now more pet-owning households (84.6 million) than those with children… Continue Reading

Stream FREE holiday hits thanks to Stingray

Get in the holiday spirit with a little help from BendBroadband and Stingray Music. Thanks to Stingray, you can stream commercial-free holiday music right from your computer, television, or mobile device as part of your BendBroadband programming package. The best part is that this gift comes at no extra cost to you. From classic Christmas… Continue Reading