[PLUG] Combining two ISP connections to increase bandwidth?
mayuresh at acm.org
Wed Jul 22 22:12:40 IST 2009
Fed up of downtime of my ISP and having heard the same stories about another
ISP operating in the area, I am wondering whether it's possible to subscribe
to both of them for redundancy.
However, it won't be an economical proposition if used only for redundancy.
Also, as a home user there are no multiple simultaneous users. So only way
both connections would get utilized (when both are up!) and give value for
money is if for a single user they both could serve in tandem. In other words,
let's say I have both connections of 128 kbps, I should get an effective
download speed of 256kbps for download of even a SINGLE file (and not multiple
To the extent I searched around, it looks difficult or impossible. I think it's
a reasonable consumer expectation, though do not know about its feasibility.
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