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how to use several internet connections? Answered

is there a way on windows 7 to use several wifi internet connections to have more mbps and internet speed?



6 years ago

I have not done yet. but plan on doing it. but I have found a way to do it. By using different locations have hotspots in using this particular device Multichannel VPN Router
I can get super fast Internet connection.
1 leave one device at school.
2 leave one device at library.
3 leave one device at at coffee shop.
By connecting all three of those two Multichannel VPN Router you get a really fast Internet connection.
I have not done this yet so don't blame me if you think it is a work.


7 years ago

Two or more internet connections can be combined by using what is called a dual WAN router. This is a special router that splits up the outgoing connection and spreads it across the available lines. Its very useful in certain circumstances such as when a connection is unreialable. If one drops out the router shifts everything to the one that is working. It also combines the bandwidth to give you more. An interesting thing with this is you end up having 2 IP #'s as far as the outside world can tell. It confuses things like torrent trackers.
However I believe that this kind of thing is limited to just a router at this time. I do not believe the capability has been built into a single PC yet. So you have a yes/no answer.

what i am really trying to ask is if there is a way to (software/hardware) to recieve multiple wifi networks and incorporate and spread bandwidth around

At the moment you can't even use both a hard line network cable and a wifi at the same time. You have to pick one or the other. For what you want, your computer would have to have 2 separate IP #'s . At this time that is not allowed. If they build in a router function into a PC then it would be possible, that is what servers can do, but server software costs way more than a PC software.

With multiple WIFI adapters talking to multiple WIFI access points/routers each having their own connection to the backbone (rather than sharing a single traffic-limited account)... yes, it's possible. Software would have to be specifically written to take advantage of it.

Possible doesn't necessarily mean practical, and practical doesn't necessarily mean it's the most practical. Which it probably isn't unless you have very specialized needs. See my other answer for comments about where the actual bottlenecks are likely to be.

The easiest way to get better local speed is to switch from wifi to wired. Most routers these days will happily do 100Base-T (100 Mbit/s); typical wifi (802.11g) tops out at about half that., assuming no lost packets. (The newer 802.11n protocol theoretically maxes out at 600Mbit/s, if both PC and router support the highest-bandwidth version of that.)

Of course, the limiting factor may be your broadband connection.Cable and fiber-optic typically start at around 5 to 10Mbit/s, well below those LAN speeds inside your house. You may not see an improvement unless you pay to upgrade to a higher-performance connection.

It's worth noting that the exact protocol used for communications over the Internet also makes a difference. The above numbers are theoretical maximums. Some programs and servers communicate faster than others, depending on exactly how well they use the available resources. If you're using software written by someone else, such as the communications in a game, you're stuck with whatever they did; if you're writing it yourself and/or have the freedom to pick your tools, you may be able to do significantly better.