[SOLVED] Bonding Multiple Comcast Internet Connections
Ah, Internet issues from Comcast (Xfinity) – who hasn’t gotten them at least once? You know you have it if you see videos stuttering and buffering, lag going through the roof while gaming online or your Internet connection simply disconnecting randomly. So how should you deal with that?
Naturally, the first impulse is to contact Comcast – your ISP. Which you definitely should – nobody likes to pay for something and get subpar Internet performance. But what if the Internet can’t get better unless you get a superior Xfinity package? That should solve the speed related problems, but what about the Internet dropouts?
In this article you will see how you can combine multiple Comcast connections directly on your device to get faster, more reliable and secure Internet – keep reading.
Why Engage in Comcast Internet Bonding?
Short answer: to get better Internet, both in terms of speed, but also availability. You want your connection to be fast, but also reliable. Not to mention secure.
You don’t have to look very far for reasons. Now that you’re working from home, the whole family / all your friends are using the same connection. How’s that working for you so far?
- doing any live streaming and had to lower quality or even postpone streaming sessions?
- seeing high latency when gaming online?
- trying to watch movies online and getting a lot of buffering screens?
- websites load too slow?
If you answered “yes” to at least one of the questions above, then you definitely need a faster, more reliable and secure Internet. The solution we mentioned earlier: bonding multiple Comcast Internet connections.
Combine Multiple Xfinity Connections at Once for Faster and More Reliable Internet
You could say: “what if I just get a more expensive plan from Comcast? My Internet problems would be over.” Well – that’s not always the case. Think about it – you’d still have just one connection available. And if it’s affected or they’re doing maintenance works, it’ll drop. It’s always better to rely on multiple Internet connections at once. Preferably from different providers. This way, if one of them fails, you will still be connected through the other(s).
And that’s exactly what Speedify can help you with. Speedify is a bonding VPN service that allows you to combine multiple Internet connections simultaneously on your device. It allows you to do Comcast connection bonding easily. You’ll get the combined speed of the connections you’re bonding, plus failover protection and VPN grade encryption.
3 Steps for Comcast Connection Bonding
Forget about complicated schemes of using dedicated bonding hardware together with the Xfinity routers. You’ll spend a lot more on that. Software bonding is the way you get the best bang for your buck.
You’ll need at least two separate Comcast Internet connections. That usually means Xfinity Internet from two or more routers. They can all be your home Internet connections; some may be nearby Xfinity public Wi-Fi connections.
Depending on the devices you want to use the bonding on – you may need extra Wi-Fi / Ethernet USB adapters to plug into your computer / laptop.
How to do Comcast Connection Bonding
Here’s what you have to do for faster, more reliable and secure Xfinity Internet:
- Get a Speedify subscription and install it on your computer / mobile device. Naturally, you can try before you buy, but there’s also a 30 days money back guarantee policy.
- Make sure all your Xfinity connections are active and connect them to your device. On computers – use both the internal / existing network adapters and external ones.
Typical setups include using wired Ethernet from one Xfinity router the Wi-Fi connection from the other. Or combining two wired Ethernet connections (with the help of extra USB adapters), for best performance in gaming or live streaming. Or even bonding two Wi-Fi connections, for increase mobility around the house.
- Run Speedify, choose a server to connect to and you’re done. It will detect all connections and start bonding them. In the Speedify user interface you will be able to see stats about the bonding performance, jitter, etc.
If you’re running Speedify on a Linux device – e.g. Raspberry Pi – you can turn that into a bonding router easily. This way, you can share the fast, reliable and secure Internet with all devices in your household.