How to Find and Use Multiple Internet Connections at Once Anywhere

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Better Internet, Anywhere & Anytime!

With just a single connection Speedify can help improve packet loss and allow you to access region locked content. However, to get the full benefits of Speedify you need access to multiple Internet connections. On mobile this is easy since smartphones have their own built in cellular data connections that can be bonded with Wi-Fi.

Things are more complicated with computers, both due to differences in hardware and, most of all, the availability of different kinds of Internet connections. If we're talking about laptops, all of them have internal Wi-Fi adapters. And some of them have internal Ethernet and/or cellular adapters. With desktop computers, you usually get the built-in Ethernet adapter and sometimes a Wi-Fi adapter.

The important thing is to realize that it's almost impossible you don't have access to at least 2 Internet sources. That's why we aggregated this information into a handy guide on the most common Internet connections that you can find depending on where you are.

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Your location Primary connection Secondary connection Additional Networking Hardware Required
Home - Suburban/Rural

Wi-Fi / wired via broadband router

e.g. DSL, Cable, Satellite, Fiber

Cellular 4G/5G
  • None, if using tethered phone via USB
  • Cellular 4G/5G modem / USB dongle from your mobile carrier
Cellular 4G/5G Cellular 4G/5G from another carrier
  • None, if your computer has an internal cellular network adapter
  • 1 x Cellular 4G/5G modem / USB dongle from the other carrier, if using a USB tethered phone
  • 2 x Cellular 4G/5G modems / USB dongles, one from each mobile carriers
Home - Urban

Wi-Fi / wired via broadband router

e.g. DSL, Cable, Satellite, Fiber

Public Wi-Fi / from a restaurant or cafe
  • None, if you're using the wired connection from your broadband router
  • 1 x Wi-Fi USB dongle to connect to the public Wi-Fi network
Cellular 4G/5G
  • None, if using a USB tethered smartphone
  • Cellular 4G/5G modem / USB dongle from your mobile carrier
Office Wired / Wi-Fi connection, often secured

Cellular 4G/5G

  • None, if using a tethered phone via USB
  • Cellular 4G/5G modem / USB dongle from your mobile carrier
Around Town - Restaurant, Cafe, or Conference Center Public Wi-Fi Cellular 4G/5G
  • None, if using tethered phone via USB
  • Cellular 4G/5G modem / USB dongle from your mobile carrier
Traveling - Airports/Railway stations Public Wi-Fi Cellular 4G/5G
  • None, if using tethered phone via USB
  • Cellular 4G/5G modem / USB dongle from your mobile carrier
Hotel public Wi-Fi

Hotel public Wi-Fi

Wired connection in room

Other public Wi-Fi
  • None, if using the wired connection in your room
  • 1 x Wi-Fi USB dongle to connect to the other network
Cellular 4G/5G
  • None, if using tethered phone via USB
  • Cellular 4G/5G modem / USB dongle from your mobile carrier
Camping or Outdoors Cellular 4G/5G Cellular 4G/5G from another carrier
  • 1 x Cellular 4G/5G modem / USB dongle from the other carrier, if using a tethered phone via USB
  • 2 x Cellular 4G/5G modems / USB dongles, one from each mobile carriers

Use all of your connections at the same time

Multiple connections, maximum performance

Speedify can bond any combination of 2 or more Internet connections and will intelligently distribute your online traffic between them for optimal performance.

In the majority of cases, Speedify will automatically detect and start using any Internet connections available to your device - but if you need help we have quick start guides available for most common set ups.

I want to combine...

So many Internet connections, so little time.

As you can see, there’s Internet everywhere if you just know where to look! You just need a channel bonding service like Speedify to be able to use them all at the same time.

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