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Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:39

Please be advised that BELD Internet and phone will be unavailable from 12:01 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. on Thursday March 21, 2019. This downtime is scheduled to apply necessary updates to our broadband headend which will increase our capacity by 25%, also allowing us to increase it even further in the future.

We apologize for the inconvenience that this outage may cause, we always try and perform these operations at the least impactful times. Kindly inform our HelpDesk (781.348.2353) of any concerns that you may have about the planned outage.

support@beld.net

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 13:13

Effective 5/1, Grit (77) & Get TV (81) will no longer be offered on BELD Broadband.

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:22

On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, between the hours of 12:30 AM and 6:30 AM, maintenance will be performed on our equipment and systems. There may be minor glitches in our broadcasts, but probably not any major interruptions.

This applies to the WBPX, WDPX, and WPXG all part of the ION Media Television, Inc. group.

 

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 09:19

Red Sox pre-season on BELD Broadband
NESN 63, HD 563 | MLBN 109, HD 709 | ESPN 62, HD 562 |NESN+ 96, HD 596 | WFXT 6, HD 506

Sprng-trnThurs., February 28 Washington 1:05 p.m. NESN WFXT
Fri., March 1 Minnesota 1:05 p.m. MLBN
Sat., March 2 Baltimore 1:05 p.m. NESN
Sun., March 3 Minnesota (SS) 1:05 p.m. NESN
Mon., March 4 NY Mets (SS) 1:10 p.m. MLBN
Tues., March 5 Washington 1:05 p.m. WEEI 850 AM
Wed., March 6 Pittsburgh 1:05 p.m. ESPN
Thurs., March 7  Minnesota 1:05 p.m. ESPN
Fri., March 8 Baltimore 1:05 p.m. MLBN
Sat., March 9 NY Mets 1:05 p.m. NESN
Sun., March 10 Tampa Bay 1:05 p.m. NESN
Tues., March 12 Detroit 1:05 p.m. WEEI 850 AM
Wed., March 13 Minnesota 1:05 p.m. WEEI 850 AM
Thurs., March 14 Detroit 1:05 p.m. MLBN
Fri., March 15 NY Yankees 1:05 p.m. NESN/WFXT
Sat., March 16 Atlanta 1:05 p.m. NESN
Sun., March 17 Tampa Bay 1:05 p.m. NESN
Sun., March 17 Pittsburgh 1:05 p.m.
Mon., March 18 Minnesota 1:05 p.m. WEEI 850 AM
Tues., March 19 Toronto 1:05 p.m. NESN/WFXT
Wed., March 20 Baltimore 6:05 p.m. NESN
Thurs., March 21 Tampa Bay (SS) 6:05 p.m. NESN+
Fri., March 22 Minnesota 6:05 p.m. NESN
Sat., March 23 Pittsburgh (SS) 1:05 p.m. NESN
Mon., March 25 Chicago Cubs 9:05 p.m. NESN+
Tues., March 26 Chicago Cubs 3:05 p.m. NESN

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:35

renewable energyDue to the increasing requirements of adding new renewable energy resources to the BELD power supply mix, it’s necessary for us to increase our Energy Charge March 1 by $0.0025/kWh, raising the rate from $.06891 cents/kWh to $.07141 cents/kWh. The increasing renewable energy requirements mandated by the State of Massachusetts will require BELD to reevaluate our rates more frequently in the future. This increase will adjust our electric rate by approximately 1.8%, adding approximately $1.75/month to the average residential customer bill (700 kWh).  As always, we will continue to work hard to find new ways to reduce costs and keep your electric rates affordable.

Electric rates 2019

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 08:40

Due to the forecasted storm, tonight's Municipal Light Board meeting has been canceled. We will post the next meeting date in the MLB section of our homepage once its scheduled.

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 13:50

We received reports of malicious email spoofing—specifically, emails w/holiday greetings carrying malware appearing to come from electric utilities. Do not click on links or open attachments—they are NOT from us. Have a safe and happy holiday.

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:08

SCAM ALERT: Some of our customers have recently received calls from a local number offering them 25% discounts off of their electric bill if they had paid their bill on time for the past 3 months.

These calls are not from BELD, please do not give them any personal information.

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:12

As you know,  the Walt Disney company has been sunsetting the standalone Disney Channel,  Disney XD, and Disney Junior apps across all their platforms and replacing them with the new DisneyNOW app.  They are now in the process of sunsetting the final three standalone apps (Disney Channel, XD and Junior) on all devices.

If you are trying to access Disney Channel, Disney XD, or Disney Junior you will be redirected to get the DisneyNOW app on your device.

  • September 13 – They will begin messaging (in the three apps) to users that as of September 27 their content will be available in the DisneyNOW app
Thu, 08/09/2018 - 10:18

Several customers have reported receiving several scam phishing "BELD" emails today asking to verify their accounts. These are scam emails and we have taken steps to block them from sending more. If you receive one, please disregard and delete.

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 15:16

As of August 1, our CallerID on TV is being phased out. Unfortunately the technology has changed and the software will no longer be supported so we are unable to carry that service that we have provided free to our cable subscribers.

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 15:15

CSPAN 3 is currently not available on BELD Broadband. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 15:12

Some customers have reported another scam about their email account "de-activation". These emails are NOT from BELD, if you received please delete and delete from your trash folder.

scam email - please delete

 

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 15:09

8.1.2018 we will be shutting it down

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 08:55

A customer received a scam call from a local number.
Scammer was looking for the owner of the property to get them lower rates for electricity. We are the only electric company in town and our electric rates are already lower than all surrounding towns rates. These calls should be ignored with no information given. 

Luckily this customer didn’t give them any information and notified us right away to get notice to rest of the town. Please do not supply these types of calls with ANY information about you, your address or your services. 

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 08:52

Some customers have reported another scam email going around that says:

BELD SERVER MESSAGE

Dear valued customer,

Due to congestion in our mail server, all unverified accounts will be deactivated, verify your account now.

This is NOT from BELD, this is a scam, DO NOT click the link, please delete it and remove it from your trash folder. We have taken steps to block these, but you may have already received it. 

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:54

Spike TV is getting rebranded this week after nearly 15 years of being on the air. The male centered cable network will be rebranded as the Paramount Network.