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redundant internet connection

By mrbox
Jul 2, 2004
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  1. is it possible to have two internet connections, lets say a wireless (satalite) and a DSL line combined. So that when their both working you have 2x speed, and when one's down you have 1x speed but still able to access the interent?

    What would I need to set something like that up? Is there a router with two uplinks?

    Thanks.
     
  2. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,802

    It is fully possible, but I think you'll need two routers connected to a switch. Then connect to your regular network.
    Or use wlan for one and a regular dsl modem/router for the other.

    But I doubt you'll be getting double download speed on one file. Though if you're downloading several different files, it might be another thing.
     
  3. mrbox

    mrbox TS Rookie Topic Starter

    just to let anyone know that's interested a Linksys RV082 can load balance between two internet connections
     
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