Hey everyone, finally finished the coding for the new HFT Maps!! It has listings for all our locally owned businesses and local "work for themselves" type of folks. Hyper Fusion has an every growing number of subscribers and we send them all to HFT Maps when ever they are looking to start shopping somewhere new!
We are asking everyone to share this post, and please, comment on local businesses or local work for themselves folks you think we should list in our HFT Maps section. Hyper Fusion is committed to doing is part to make our local community a better, more friendly place to live by Fusing together everything that just makes sense. =)
f you see your listing in there, you can always claim it for free to update your information. Premium listings are available so you can add videos and more than 5 photos as well as other community interaction pieces
We have a brand new enterprise fiber subscriber now!! An industrial utility complex that serves several towns with their power needs. There's a reason critical infrastructure utilities are coming to us for Fusion Fiber in the rural market folks. It's because ours is the best, bar none. We SMOKE the competition. As you can see here, not only do we handle all residential circuits, but also heavy duty, high thru put, critical circuits as well.
This site boasts double for us because its our very first site in Williamson county. Which means we now have a live Fusion Fiber DMARC in Williamson county just north of Liberty Hill and South of Briggs. The Fusion Fiber Team we have put together is FAR superior to any other provider in our class, and compared to the older "providers" in Lampasas that started before us which are a joke, we actually know what we're doing. We actually install our own circuits, we don't just call up AT & T and have them install it and call it ours. Watch out Lampasas, there are more than 1 provider that lies like that. Anyhow, just thought everyone might like to see the progress we're making.
This site marks the half way point we will be running in a brand new HEAVY chesty, 24 fiber line ( not 3,444 like the other guys historically claimed. ) We are planning on installing ALOT more fiber all over Burnet & Kempner Markets, and this will help us do that of course. We are the premier provider for a reason, and the ONLY one in our class to have more than 1 upstream peer and are truly multi-honed. Others claim to be, but a simple internet search of their network proves otherwise. Don't be fooled by imitators, there is only ONE Hyper Fusion Technologies.
We are pleased to announce the completion of our newest repeater site, Equrina Fields. It is a 160 foot Rohn Guyed tower located just west of Lake Victor. This tower is instrumental in linking our Burnet and Kempner Markets gateway sites. It will also massively upgrade our overall available capacity. We have deployed 2 pairs of FCC licensed, full duplex gigabit point to point wireless transceivers for unmatched speed and reliability. This marks for the 4th spectrum purchase that Hyper Fusion has made over the last year. We are the ONLY provider in our class to own a licensed spectrum.
Unlike any other provider, we are multi-honed, and have a truly diverse network uplink. We are a truly autonomous network and our own provider. Hyper Fusion does not resell an overused fiberline like most competitors in our area.
4 years ago Hyper Fusion made a promise ( check it out the news link by CLICKING HERE ) to bring modern broadband to the Greater Highland Lakes area. We wanted to force the incumbent big box providers to improve their networks. Our promise resulted in the overall community having more internet options to choose from. Despite the competition in the area, Hyper Fusion is the only company who continues to bring true broadband speeds to the Hill Country. Nobody does it like us. We are the one, the only, the original Hyper Fusion.
Click on the pictures below to enlarge them. It's a really sharp looking tower. The strongest and truest to date. We're getting REALLY good at getting these tower up. But, as it where, as we go thru updates and time moves on, new standards are adopted. We are switching to a strict 30 meter steel mono pole design which are all around just a lot more sturdy and more inline with Hyper Fusion's deployment methods.
I wanted to share a few thoughts for this cold weather. This is the coldest weather central Texas has seen in years. We are experiencing sleet, snow, and sheets of ice. School has been cancelled and everyone is hopefully staying warm.
Remember your pets and elderly neighbors!!
Just like we’re not used to this weather, our pets aren’t either. Please remember to bring your pets inside and/or provide some sort of shelter for them if they have to stay outside. Also, if you know someone who needs to be checked on, please do so. There are others less fortunate and may not have heat or be able to acquire heat. This cold weather is supposed to last for a few days so make sure everyone has plenty of food and water.
Backup supplies & Saftey
When it gets icy like this it can weigh down the electrical lines causing power outages. Make sure you and your family have plenty of flashlights, batteries, blankets, food and water. Also remember to keep your phones and other electronics charged just in case the power goes out. Having a bag with games, paper, markers, crayons, and other things also come in handy for when the little ones get bored. Don’t forget to watch your step!
It is best to stay inside when weather like this hits but if you absolutely need to get out here are some tricks to clean your windshield:
*Old gift card/credit card- you do not want to use your every day cards but if you have an old Walmart gift card you forgot to throw away go grab it. It is small but will help in a pinch!
*Spatula- Using a spatula works a little better than the card because it is bigger. Especially if you have a bigger one used on the grill. This scrapes off the ice and allows a longer reach to get the entire windshield.
*Kayak paddle- This comes in handy as it is bigger and longer to reach the windshield and is easier to find in most Texans homes.
If your internet goes out, please check the network status channel in Slack. If nothing has been reported as down or being worked on then please send a ticket with the subject “Storm outage” to firstname.lastname@example.org so that our engineers can check it out for you.
As some of you or a lot of you may have realized our facebook page is gone along with out Twitter and other social networking sites. Many have been confused by this. We chose to wait until we had our business alot more put together and things going in a good positive motion, which they are now. The Co-Founders of Hyper Fusion believe there are much better avenues of subscriber acquisition and want to forge our own path moving forward. Our choice has nothing to do with the current social climates that our nation is experiencing and has been part of our long term plans for some time now. We just feel like now is the proper time to move forward in the next stage of our Company’s development.
We will no longer be making posts of any kind anywhere on any social networking site. We will not make official announcements any place but on our own website in a post just like this one. Thank you to everyone who supported our social networking profiles when they where up, but not we’re asking all our loyal followers to follow us on our own website. =)
Before the internet was invented, TV was easy. You break out those bunny ears, slap them on your TV, and away you went. No calling the cable man, no downloading an app, no trying to figure out what’s going on. TV received its first “upgrade” in 1948 when the first cable services delivered broadcast TV channels in Oregon, Arkansas, and Pennsylvania. In the 60’s, these “cable lines” started to expand into metro areas, and by the 1970’s, the very first television networks started to form. Including HBO, C-SPAN, ESPN and a few more. By the 90’s, cable was running strong with a 57% market density in subscriptions and nearly 80 networks running strong as well.
Then, in 1996, the dawn of the “cable modem” and broadband internet was introduced to the masses. This new technology was poised to take over as the primary medium through which news, entertainment, and education would be delivered to consumers. By 1998 consumers in the US had access to more than 170 networks and fiber became even more prevalent. The National cable & television association ( NCTA ) claims more than 93% of Americans had access to cable TV at that time. However, as fellow rural Texans know not a single cable company will run lines to more than 60 million people who live in these rural areas.
Then, in 2007 everything changed. A little known DVD rental company called Netflix started putting their movie catalogue online and came out with the very first streaming service. This would be the begining of what would remake the television, entertainment, movie, and music industries forever. By this time more and more rural consumers were also getting mobile phones which made it possible to consume media on the go. Something that had never happened before.
The War Begins
With media now consumable on the go, of course the US government started to get involved and this caused a huge increase in regulation. As a result, a good chunk of the media, TV, and movie world fell apart. Most may not be aware, but TV and radio FCC renewals are always processed in a staggered format. Cable companies have a license agreement with networks (like ABC, ESPN, Fox…etc)in order to create a channel line up. As streaming became more prevalent, these distributors like, Spectrum, Cox, and Netflix decided with the new streaming media for delivery, traditional transmission methods were no longer needed.
Once streaming became the primary medium of delivery for media, other companies realized they no longer needed cable TV companies to distribute their productions. Then came the introduction of Disney + and Disney pulled all of its content that it owned from Netflix. Many other companies soon followed suit. Now streaming companies had to get inventive to keep from losing lots of subscribers. The primary means of doing this it seems, went to producing original content. As a result, American’s started subscribing to multiple streaming services. Now when you add all the different streaming services at an average of $20/service for 5 different ones to ensure you see watch what you want too, the total is as much as cable was! $100 a month between streaming services and add-ons is what most people pay today, that’s more than most average cable modems. It seems, TV, movies, and music, are doomed to be in disarray for many years to come.
So, just so everyone knows, woke to this lovely today. They found a van bomb in Tennessee. As you can also see from today’s downtector reports, AT & T, Spectrum, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Comcast are all having major issues today. Guess whose not? Hyper Fusion. Why? Because we use completely varied gateway peers, none of which are any of the ones list above. Because Hyper Fusion made the investment in this practice from its inception, and none of the other local rural providers have, we will always remain a step ahead, and will always be the first to get the newer faster stuff as a result.
Hyper Fusion remains committed to delivering the BEST connectivity at the most reasonable price, and as our reputation and hard work has showed, we also now have the best Subscriber Care to a degree as you can see in our footer, that we are a RECENTLY award winning provider in the Greater Highland Lakes area and voted BY THE PEOPLE not us.
We of course started building Cassie and completed a month ago. However, unlike most small WISP’s and rural providers, Hyper Fusion takes a while to test and properly tune and configure our repeater sites to ensure the kind speeds we’re getting as posted below. Hyper Fusion take a lot of pride and being the best, fastest, most reliable, service with the best customer care out there. This is why we take more time then most to start allowing subscriber connections to our repeater sites, as we like to ensure that they will never have any issues and EVERY one of our circuits runs at 100 Mbps download and upload all the time with less than 20ms of ping time out to the internet.
Speeds at Cassie
What kind of speeds can one expect out on the east side of the lake in the Cassie sub-division?
This is a genuine speed test off our internet as you can see, taken at 6:19pm right in the middle of peak usage hours, and crazy 23ms ping time. As you can see, by Speedtest.NET’s own measurement, compared with all fiber, cable modem, all kinds of speed test all over the US, Hyper Fusion is faster than 92% of the US. There is no other rural provider in Burnet, Lampasas, Llano, Williamson, or Bell counties that can compare to these sorta speeds during peak times. Our Mega 75 plan is awfully popular with those gamers, and now Cassie, you can enjoy incredible speeds as well!
So, over the last week, I have received several scam reports regarding the networking site Meet Me. I do want to note that these scams are all over social networking sites and the internet. This is why Hyper Fusion recommends that if you want to share your life over the internet, do it privately, and not on any website you have to “upload things” to, such as Facebook, Twitter, or Meet Me. We offer a safe place to store your pictures and things and still be able to share them with family through our Plex server.
How do I protect me and my family from this?
Consumers fall victim to these scams because they are not informed of basic safety measures when it comes to your personal information and the online world. Hyper Fusion doesn’t want to only provide internet and streaming services, but we also look out for subscribers. Hyper Fusion STRONGLY recommends that EVERYWHERE you go online, DO NOT use your real name, post photos of you and/or your children, your home, or anything else that includes identifying information. Even setting your profile to “friends only” offers zero protection. All your data is still on the social media site and online and is constantly being sold, photos included to a plethora of companies, which is where these scam artists hunt for victims. We do offer a safe way to store your information and be able to share important memories and pictures with family through our Plex server. You can ticket in to inquire about this service.
This particular scam
In the Meet Me scam that was reported to me by 2 different people, the scammer talked to the people into texting. Then after 20 minutes, a 2nd number appeared, claiming to be the first ones parent. At this point, they would call the ‘feds” and “have you taken down”. Within minutes a 3rd number appears, claiming to “be a fed”, yet reveals no agency they work for or badge number, and demanded a $4,000 wire to “clear their name”. When the almost victim replied that they do not have a bank account, they pushed them to send $2,000 through a cash app. That is a major red flag. Law enforcement officials in the US will NEVER ask anyone for money over the phone.
The fact of the matter is, government officials whether with the police, FBI, IRS…etc DO NOT call, text, or email you. So if you get some random person you’ve never met, telling you to give out your personal information or to send them money DO NOT GIVE SEND THEM ANYTHING and please report this to our Hyper Fusion staff via email so that we can investigate.
The three phone numbers associated with this scam are: ( 863-354-4190 ), ( 712-525-8205) and (469-359-1603).
We all know this.
A SIMPLE SOLID FACT OF THE INTERNET….. IF IT CAN BE DONE, IT CAN BE UN-DONE, AND VICE VERSA.
As an ISP Hyper Fusion can find these scammers IPs and report them to the right agencies to get them taken down. Chris and Will have been working in the internet field and finding information like this for more than thirty years. By keeping your personal information off the internet and reporting scams to Hyper Fusion we can all protect each other.
As you can see from the article posted below, these scams are rampant.
Stay safe out there on the net folks,
Andrea Raynor- Operations Manager
Will Seykora- Field Manager
Chris Seykora – Technology Manager
As we gear up for fall, we have been working hard on the Kempner Fiber project. The sign up for fiber to the home service is now open! Just visit https://www.hyperfusiontech.com/signup to get started.
We also have our Briggs repeater, Equirina Big Tower, and 7 Creeks projects that we will be completing soon, along with completing the deployment of the HyperNet. Hyper Fusion is tying all the towers together with multiple fiber backbones so that our downtime decreases and customers “up time” increases exponentially.
Radio Buy Back Special
There are a couple WISP providers in the area that sell you your radio. If you have one that is compatible with our system we will buy your radio from you and it will come off of the setup fee. Please email or call our sales engineer to see if your pre existing connection qualifies for the rebate.
While we love healthy competition here at Hyper Fusion, we do encourage all of our customers past, present, and future to please read the fine print and the terms of service of ANY provider that they are considering.
New Cassie Repeater Site Activated!
We have now activated our Cassie repeater site folks! We have super strong service to the site and all of our plans on our internet page are available. We know the wait has been along time, but we aim to be the strongest rural provider in the Highland Lakes area. We are forging a new path of solid service! We have several live subscribers already in the area and everyone capable of 100 Mbps plus download and upload speeds. We are the FASTEST internet now in Cassie!
What is the Hyper Fusion difference?
Hyper Fusion’s mission has always been to provide affordable, broadband speeds without the hidden fees. 1 bill, 1 rate, no extra fees. Don’t be fooled, in the summer of 2017, it was HYPER FUSION who brought actual broadband speed internet to Lampasas and Burnet counties FIRST. Before Hyper Fusion, our rural communities were ignored. Four years in now, our mission is well under way, and we will continue to shake things up. Hyper Fusion is here for the community. We boast the ONLY multi-honed multiple upstream peer network in the greater Highland Lakes area, the only provider who owns their own IP’s, and as of just last week, the ONLY one to truly have an FCC registered frequency licensee and owned spectrum. We know this because in order to get one, the coordinator notifys all other registrants in the area, and there are none. Notta one.
Hyper Vision Cloud TV Update
Nearly 50 alpha testers now are happily streaming TV and movies!! THE FULL BETA RELEASE IS COMING SOON!!!! STAY TUNED!!!! The Android app is complete, tested, and solid. The Playstation and Xbox apps still have some bugs, but the Nintendo Switch app is the most stable of all our players. We are going to be picking up the pace here over to get all the final pieces coded for the channel selection interface and the iOS app.
The video logo rider that precedes our live TV service content is ready and our public beta release of our streaming service is coming out for Christmas time this year folks!
That’s right folks, as we prepare for our Hyper Vision launch, we will be posting more and more videos and neat things like the one below. So please comment away and post your thoughts! We love to here everything. We have some amazing new things we plan on rolling out over the rest of this year. We’re looking forward to Halloween that’s for sure! Gotta love that candy, although, I wonder how that will work as we’re still mid-pandemic. Just like rural internet thanks to Hyper Fusion, nothing will ever be the same again most likely, or maybe it will go back to normal, who knows.
We have nearly 50 alpha test users and they are loving the streaming service. Once we complete the full release of our video service, and complete the nationwide testing of our 4G LTE / 5G partner, we’ll be fully releasing the entire HyperNET. Home internet, mobile internet / phone / & texting, and live / on-demand streaming, on 1 simple bill. No more fuss, or hassle. Works everywhere in the US!
Well everyone, it’s been a crazy 3 years, but Hyper Fusion has prevailed. We are quickly becoming the most dominant rural provider within our area. We offer outstanding coverage and unparalleled speed and reliability over any other rural providers and fully live in almost all areas of Burnet County and Lampasas County. We also serve parts of Llano county, Bell County, Blanco County, Hays County, Travis County, Williamson County, and Coryell County.
We boast 20 repeater sites in our network, and we are the ONLY rural provider to have a true multi-homed dual stacked IPv4 / IPv6 pure digital network and are a genuine US recognized ISP and NOT a reseller as is common with most WISPS ( Wireless ISP’s / Rural ISP’s ). We do NOT get IP’s from any upstream provider as part of our service, we own our own IPv4 and IPv6 network spaces and we operate every part of our own network and have more than 50 years of engineering experience specifically in wide area network data delivery between our management team. We are not focused on profits; we’re focused on our subscribers, as it should be. We are the ONLY provider within our service zone who understands what it truly takes to operate a modern digital hybrid fiber and fixed point wireless network with in our area. We do not out-source our network administration, we have on-staff experts that are able to address issues in real time instead of having to wait for a 3rd party network operator to address such issues.
With us celebrating our 3rd birthday June 1st of this year, we aim to take a full steam approach to our customer service process and upgrading our delivery network to handle the ever growing popularity of our services. We will continue to honor our commitment to being completely transparent about our network, how we get our internet, what infrastructure is ours, and which are partner services, we will never claim for co-located data center spaces as our own when they are not. We have always taken pride in the fact that our network sources have been transparent and all our customers know. We actively engage our subscriber base each and every day in a meaningful manner where we not only fix, but also guide and teach, so that our entire subscriber base grows stronger and we will be taking a focused approach on these areas as we migrate out of the startup phase and into a full fledged mature and stable provider for the communities we serve.
We Are Pleased To Announce Our Brand New Hyper Fusion Resource Center!
Now that Hyper Fusion has a well operating and clearly established management team we have decided its time to gain us a public presence. With that in mind, we are introducing the very first Hyper Fusion Resource Center. As we are mid-pandemic still, we are taking certain measures until the HFT Management Team deems it safe to return to a normal state of business operation. That means, although our new resource center is open to the public, we ask that you call ahead and schedule an appointment as we are limiting the number of people into the building at one time until our the HFT Management Team is satisfied that it is safe to do so. This is for everyone’s general protection.
Located at 3400 South Water Street Burnet, TX 78611
Below is just a small list of things we plan on rolling out completely over the summer (pending the pandemic is stemmed and not impacting home installations) and hope to be in full operation before the next school season begins. You’ll be able to get lots of things done at our new HFT Resource Center, including but not limited to;
Signing up for new services or adding services to existing accounts. Whether your just wanting information or you need help with adjusting your account as an existing subscriber, you can accomplish everything now in our new Resource Center
We will be setting up several display cases and shelving units and will begin offering product sales of gear specifically recommend by HFT as solid gear and guaranteed to work with our services. Each product that we will be selling has been tested over a great deal of time by our Management Team. Items we will be selling and carrying in stock, include, but are not limited to; Consumer Home and Business networking equipment, Home Mesh Wi-Fi systems, mobile phones and tablets, mobile device charging cables, netbooks, laptops, Software, printers, CCTV cameras, Smart Devices, televisions, home theater systems. But if it’s a bit of tech, plugs in, or takes batteries, if we don’t have it in stock, we’ll be able to get a hold of it for you.
With the ever changing things going on all over the internet it can be difficult to keep up. Most consumer home routers, with a bit of a 1 to 2 hour seminar, can be easily taught to our clients and then they will be able to configure and administer their router and avoid having to pay costly onsite charges. This saves our customers money and allows us to carry such fantastic rates. With that in mind, we’re going to start offering several classes each month, which we will broadcast out a training seminar a few times a month on the current times basic modern consumer home wi-fi router basic administration. In most cases, 95% of people pick up just enough to be able to avoid those costly onsite visits for something that’s easily fixed with a few mouse clicks or taps / swipes on a mobile device. Once the pandemic ease up, we will also start offering 1 on 1 training in our large meeting room in our new Resource Center. This will a central part of what our HFT Resource Centers will be; A community space for learning, education, growth, and learning how to safely operate your home and business in an every changing online world.
A lot of our small business owners and trades-people who work for themselves have been begging and requesting for affordable and reliable (even more so then our residential network) business class services so we’ve answered your requests and will begin rolling out and taking co-location customers, VPS server rentals with WHM / cPanel licensing included, along with softtaculous, linux, or Windows capability, plus much much more, check out our business page by CLICKING HERE. Our online hosting services will boast a data center with many racks (eventually, just a few to start). This location will serve as the primary location for our physical data center servers that operate the web hosting servers and services so that all our local Burnet County and Lampasas County web designers can work for themselves, online media producers can house their VPS server and other cloud services in order to provide reseller web hosting services to their web design clients. Our hosting platform will be built from the ground up specifically to cater to these types of online web customers, in addition to larger firms. All of our hosting services listed on our business page will be launching with full production status before the end of this summer.
We’re growing ever closer to a full Texas state wide public beta launch of our Hyper Vision Cloud TV service. We have been building and testing with our alpha testing consumer base group and reports are that our TV streams are of much higher quality then DirecTV or Cable TV. Best part will be, if your a Hyper Fusion customer, the bandwidth your TV service consumes will not effect the threshold of your plan, so if all your doing is watching TV in perfect 4k quality at a 20 – 25 Mbps sustained data rate and you run a speed test on your internet, you’ll get 100% of the speed you pay for, not less the amount your HVCTV service consumes. Our data thru puts for 4k are actually much lower than that, and promise to be extremely efficient at compressing and decompressing streams for insane video quality and compression at the same time allowing multiple streams, across multiple devices, in multiple locations without choke, buffer, or interruption (of course we can’t prevent all outages). In addition to that, HFT has made all the necessary requirements to apply to the FCC for our very own TV Broadcasting Licence and Channel, just like Spectrum did with their channel. We’re hoping to get 22.2 KHFT as our call sign, and we are getting just about complete our application. Over the summer we will be heavily developing our Hyper Vision Cloud TV service.
The HyperNET Full Roll Out Production Release
We have completed the last few things we need to get both of our gateways set, and our full upstream peering agreements setup so that both our networks will become one. The North and the South shall unite and we shall become stronger than ever. This will give all our circuits the capability of using 1 or the other or both of the gateways to ensure an unparalleled level of stability. In addition to spending a heavy focus through the course of the summer to upgrade and standardize all our existing repeater sites we will be making a heavy focus on increasing the repeater site density with in our home market to inter-connect in as many ways possible our existing sites and have begun rolling out our Generation 6 Wireless Access Points. Hyper Fusion is rolling out our new 6GHz spectrum access points and stations as well as some licensed spectrums to guarantee service. No longer will we have to battle the pains of interference from the home wifi router. All our existing customers will be excited about this roll out for sure.
Our new network uses proprietary hardware, we are also coding our own software for our web hosting platform, control server platform, and the software that runs and controls our network using a fuzzy logic system built right in house, as we get each phase of this rolled out, our network just becomes faster and faster, more fused with multiple technologies over multiple partnerships formed directly with upstream and now downstream peers as well and before the year is out, we are going to work extremely hard to make sure all 20 of our sites are completely standardized and will have at least 2 other hi-grade gigabit or better inter-links to every other wireless repeater or Fusion Fiber DMARC site to ensure a highly robust delivery network, fail-over and work resiliency.
Our chief architects last year had one of their pilot friends testing the SIM card in an EXISTING phone the alpha tester had, since he was a pilot it was the perfect chance to truly test out the world wide capabilities of our new SIM cards. That’s right, WORLD WIDE. Our tester reported, that after landing, and de-boarding, turned their phone on in the terminal, let the phone boot, and could place phone calls, text, and had full data with no fuss, no muss, no flipping of SIM cards, same US local home area code on the phone number and local calling, just happen to be in London. Also verified to work in Ireland, Italy, and France.
We would like to thank each and everyone of our subscribers for making us the Top Internet Provider with the Locals Love us 2020 awards in Burnet County. We couldn’t be more thrilled being an award winning provider. Next year we aim to be voted best internet in every county we currently service! Head to head, there is no competition in the rural areas of Burnet County and Lampasas County because we stand alone with the speeds we are able to obtain and the reliability we maintain thru having several upstream peering providers, not just one.