Bend, Oregon – February 7, 2012 – BendBroadband cable TV customers in Central Oregon can now watch their favorite Turner Broadcasting shows, anytime, anywhere, as the company announces the launch of TV Everywhere (TVE) online service. Access is free via the Turner websites with a BendBroadband cable TV subscription.
“BendBroadband is one of the first small cable companies in the United States to launch a TV Everywhere service,” said Amy Tykeson, BendBroadband President and CEO. “The TVE model has gained significant momentum in the past year and this content from Turner’s networks is an important addition to our growing list of TVE programming.”
As a result of the TVE launch of the Turner networks, BendBroadband cable TV customers now have access to more than 500 hours of online and mobile entertainment from TBS, TNT, truTV, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. The programming is available to BendBroadband customers within 24 hours after an episode airs. The TVE service gives customers the freedom to watch their favorite Turner shows on their TV, tablet, or smart phone, whenever it’s convenient.
BendBroadband customers also have access to Turner’s iPhone and iPad free mobile apps for each channel, including live streaming of CNN's 24-hour television networks. Android apps are planned for launch in the coming months.
To start watching free television episodes online, all that BendBroadband customers have to do is log in with their BendBroadband email at any of the following sites:
Check out www.bendbroadband.com/TVE to learn more about how you can access great television programming on your PCs and mobile devices.
BendBroadband is a family-owned, local company serving Central Oregon since 1955. A leader in the cable and broadband sectors, the company offers an extensive range of broadband, fiber connectivity, cable television and telephone services for commercial and residential customers. Central Oregon facilities include more than 1500 miles of fiber and coax infrastructure and wireless facilities which cover all Central Oregon communities. Services include metropolitan optical Ethernet, T-1/PRI and hosted PBX services. High-speed Internet options provide speeds up to 100 Mbps, with 1 GigE offerings available. The company serves rural customers over a 4G LTE fixed-wireless network, one of a few such broadband networks in the nation. In 2011, the company opened the BendBroadband Vault, a Tier III, SSAE 16, LEED Gold-certified data center with hosted storage for primary site and disaster recovery needs, equipment colocation and managed services.
BendBroadband was among the first companies in the United States to convert to a 100% digital video signal and offers a spectrum of video services, including multi-room DVR and TV Everywhere service to tablets and mobile devices. BendBroadband focuses its corporate contributions and sponsorship efforts on youth, and by supporting an array of arts and entertainment in Central Oregon. In the community, BendBroadband provides extensive local sports coverage, civic programming and local features created and produced by COTV, channel 11 and 611.