Winslow, George
July 2006
Multichannel News;7/31/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p25
The article focuses on Bend Broadband, a company based in Bend, Oregon. It was founded in 1955 by the owners of a furniture store in the city to help them sell more television sets. It underwent consolidations with Liberty Communications in the 1970s and with Tele-Communications Inc. in 1985. It responded to satellite competition by upgrading its system and launching new services.


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