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BendBroadband launches ACC Network Sept. 1

Beginning Sept. 1, BendBroadband will offer the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in its TDS TV+ Voyage Package and in the Expanded and Family Tier for its TV package customers.

The ACC Network provides games from the 15-member universities who compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)’s Division 1. The network also provides game highlights and press conferences.  The ACC’s football season kicks off Sept. 2 with a game between South Florida and NC State.

Current members of the conference are:

Boston College, Clemson University, Duke University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Florida State University, North Carolina State University, Syracuse University, the University of Louisville, the University of Miami, the University of North Carolina, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Wake Forest University.

The ACC Network will replace the ESPN Classic channel.

For BendBroadband customers, ACC will be found on Channel 30 in Crestview and Channel 23 Standard Definition/Channel 623 High Definition in Bend. For TDS TV+ customers, the ACC Network will be on Channel 246.

The launching of the ACC Network was part of a new, multi-year distribution agreement with Disney Media and Entertainment and the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC).

Game Show Network free preview is set for May and June

Attention BendBroadband TV customers, enjoy a free preview the Game Show Network compliments of BendBroadband. Game Show Network broadcasts a variety of game shows including America Says, Common Knowledge, Catch 21, Family Feud, Get a Club, Cash Cab and a variety of classic game shows. For TDS TV+ customers, the Game Show Network is on… Continue Reading

AMC contract negotiations continue

Update on May 1: AMC channels remain on the air while TDS reviews the terms of the agreement with AMC Networks. Please check back for updates. Update on April 26: As previously communicated, TDS along with hundreds of other TV operators across the country, are in contract negotiations with AMC Networks. Our contract with AMC… 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

TDS named ‘Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality’

TDS (BendBroadband’s parent company) one of 14 Wisconsin-based firms to receive perfect score TDS Telecommunications received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for being a 2021 “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” TDS joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks… Continue Reading

Reminders about Data Privacy

With today’s technology, keeping your private information safe can be quite a challenge. No matter what you do online, whether it’s using social media sites, banking, shopping, gaming, or streaming, your personal information may be used in ways that you are not aware of. Today is the perfect day to review your privacy settings and… Continue Reading

Black History Month: History Channel recommendations

February is Black History Month, honoring the triumphs and struggles of African Americans throughout U.S. history, including the civil rights movement and their artistic, cultural and political achievements. The History Channel has an array of videos on their website and will include special programming throughout the month, including Voices of Civil Rights and Rise Up: The Movement that Changed America.… Continue Reading

COVID-19 relief scam to watch out for

Scammers are at it again, pretending to be from a government agency to rip people off. Here’s what you need to know about the latest coronavirus relief fund scam. You get an email that looks to be from Joe Simons of the Federal Trade Commission. It says you’re getting coronavirus relief money. The email includes… Continue Reading