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Accomplished under 40 Award Winner

Accomplished under 40 Award Winner

Congratulations to our Marketing Director, Mara McCloskey-Becker, for receiving the Accomplished under 40 Award – made possible by Cascade Business News and presented by US Bank. Accomplished under 40 award winners are selected for their outstanding professional accomplishments, coupled with their extraordinary community involvement and unique leadership skills. Meet our Accomplished under 40 Winner Professional… Continue Reading

BendTel’s Latest in Fiber Internet

BendTel’s Latest in Fiber Internet

When BendTel began designing our fiber infrastructure, it was based on feedback from local customers about what was missing from their existing Internet service.  By far, the biggest issue was reliability.  As a response to this, we designed our own flagship Carrier Grade “BendTel Metro” fiber product.  We were able to deliver maximum reliability and… Continue Reading

BendTel Wins Excellence in Telecommunications Award for 2019

BendTel Wins Excellence in Telecommunications Award for 2019

BendTel, Inc. was recently presented with the Excellence in Telecommunications Projects and Local Strategies Award for their outstanding efforts in developing innovative projects and strategies that provide better access, reliability and affordability to telecommunications services for the Central Oregon region. The Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference and Award Ceremony has been honoring individuals and organizations who… Continue Reading

BendTel Introduces Smart City Initiative

BendTel Introduces Smart City Initiative

As a growing economy & desirable visitor destination, Bend Oregon faces the challenge of managing growth sustainably so it continues to be the special & dynamic community that it is today. Being a local company, BendTel believes businesses in the tech sector can play a role in helping enhance Bend’s livability. PLANNED PROJECTS Planning is… Continue Reading

BendTel Celebrates James Neff’s 10-Year Milestone

BendTel Celebrates James Neff’s 10-Year Milestone

BendTel celebrated the 10-year milestone of its CTO and co-owner James Neff this month. Neff is a 4th generation Oregonian whose pioneer great-grandfather was one of Bend’s earliest settlers, after whom Bend’s Neff Road was named. A former COCC wrestling Bobcat, James attended college on a wrestling scholarship before volunteering for the Army, where he… Continue Reading

Password Security Tips

Password Security Tips

Do you ever have trouble keeping track of your office, car, or house keys? What about your passwords? Just like a house or a car key, a password is a tool you use to protect yourself from becoming a victim of theft or trespassing. And as we conduct more of our work & personal lives… Continue Reading

Bend Bulletin Bandwidth Article Highlights BendTel

Awareness of Gigabit bandwidth is growing in Bend, thanks in part to a recent article in The Bend Bulletin highlighting the availability of big bandwidth in our area, and its importance to the business community. The article, which quotes BendTel CEO Tom Barrett, can be read in full on The Bulletin’s website at this link. Continue Reading

Gig City

Considering the average rate of 6 new people moving to Bend per day over the past 5 years1, our town could eventually become a big city. But something has grown even faster than Bend’s population this year…namely, Bend’s Internet bandwidth speeds. The completion of a new multi-Gigabit fiber optic network in Bend in 2016 multiplied… Continue Reading

See BendTel’s Big Phone at 2016 Chamber Golf Tournament

Visit BendTel at the 2016 Bend Chamber Golf Tournament taking place this Monday October 3rd, 2016. BendTel is participating in the event as a Cart Sponsor. Be sure to look for BendTel’s golfcart with the big orange phone attached. We will be giving away stainless steel tumblers, free beer donated by Sunriver Brewing Company, and… Continue Reading

BendTel Completes Data & Telecommunications Wiring at FedEx

BendTel announces the completion of the data & telecommunications wiring at the new FedEx Ground distribution facility in Bend. The recently-constructed 69,000+ square foot facility is located on an 11.5 acre campus on Brinson Boulevard. The data wiring project was completed on time & within budget. Engineering of the network was provided by FedEx’s partner… Continue Reading