Category Archives: PR & News

PJ Fritchman Joins BendTel

PJ Fritchman has recently joined BendTel in the role of Senior Account Executive and Public Relations Liaison. Fritchman’s background in sales & marketing started in Portland and included a stint as PR Director for the Portland Timbers. She subsequently moved to Bend, and has spent the past 10 years in the telecommunications industry. This experience,… Continue Reading

3 Raspberry Pi Projects for Small Businesses

  If the smart phone in your pocket is any indication, computers can be smaller than ever. Single-board computers, many the size of a credit card, are the natural extension of these technical innovations. One such innovation is the highly popular Raspberry Pi. Released in 2012, the Raspberry Pi is a single-board Linux-ready computer that’s… Continue Reading

What’s Brewing? Bend’s Bandwidth!

It’s no secret that Bend is quickly becoming a mecca for tech companies and with the surge in bandwidth usage and concerns over Internet reliability, it makes sense to address these issues now to help ensure Bend’s thriving success as a  “tech town” for the future. The Bend Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an… Continue Reading

Redundancy to the Rescue

Not only are Internet service outages frustrating: if your business Internet goes down, it can be damaging to revenues & productivity.  Luckily for BendTel customers, BendTel Metro’s ring-based fiber optic network features built-in redundancy to keep your business up & running – even in the event of a fiber cut! Learn how it works, and… Continue Reading

3 Tech “Makeover” Tips for Small Business Owners

This article was originally written for & published in the Cascade Business News. New Year, New Look:  3 Tech “Makeover” Tips for Small Business Owners It’s a new year. If newsstand headlines are any indicator, there’s simply no better time for a makeover than right now.  If you’re looking for the lowdown on the latest… Continue Reading

Congratulations Doug Cox, BendTel’s New Sales Manager

BendTel would like to congratulate Doug Cox on his new position as Sales Manager. Serving their customer’s needs and selling reliable telephone and high speed bandwidth services to businesses in the community is something Doug takes great pride in, not to mention that it runs in the family. Doug is a third generation salesman! He… Continue Reading

Fiber Optic Installation

What does it take to bring Gigabit Bandwidth to your office? This short video will give you a look behind the scenes with BendTel, as we bring Gigabit Bandwidth via fiber optic cable to several new BendTel Metro customers located on the south side of Colorado Avenue in Bend’s Old Mill District. Continue Reading

New Tech Center in Bend Enjoys Gigabit Bandwidth

Local entrepreneurs operating out of the BendTECH co-working space are now enjoying a blazing-fast Gigabit Ethernet connection, courtesy of BendTel Metro. With a symmetrical Gigabit connection speed of 1,000 x 1,000 megabits per second – that’s 1,000 megabits per second whether uploading or downloading – the BendTECH center is the perfect place for tech professionals… Continue Reading