How to find and use multiple Internet connections no matter where you are!

Scott Ackerman Blog, Combining Internet Connections, How To

Better Internet, anywhere & everywhere!

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 most smartphones these days have their own built in cellular data connections that can be bonded with Wi-Fi.

On desktop computers, things can be more complicated both due to differences in hardware and, most of all, the availability of different kinds of Internet connections. So, we aggregated all this information into a handy guide on the most common Internet connections that you can find depending on where you are.

Your location Primary connection Secondary connection Additional Networking Hardware Required
At Home – Suburban/Rural Wi-Fi / wired via broadband router 3G/LTE
  • None, if using tethered phone
  • 3G/LTE Wi-Fi modem or USB stick from your mobile carrier
DSL
3G/LTE 3G/LTE from another carrier
  • 1 x 3G/LTE modem or USB stick from the other carrier, if using tethered phone
  • 2 x 3G/LTE modems or USB sticks, one from each mobile carriers
At Home – Urban Wi-Fi / wired via broadband router

DSL

Public Wi-Fi / from a restaurant or cafe
3G/LTE
  • None, if using tethered phone
  • 3G/LTE Wi-Fi modem or USB stick from your mobile carrier
At the Office Wired / Wi-Fi connection, often secured Guest Wi-Fi network

Public Wi-Fi nearby

3G/LTE

  • None, if using tethered phone
  • 3G/LTE Wi-Fi modem or USB stick from your mobile carrier
Around Town – Restaurant, Cafe, or Conference Center Public Wi-Fi 3G/LTE
  • None, if using tethered phone
  • 3G/LTE Wi-Fi modem or USB stick from your mobile carrier
Traveling – Airports/Railway stations Public Wi-Fi 3G/LTE
  • None, if using tethered phone
  • 3G/LTE Wi-Fi modem or USB stick from your mobile carrier
Hotel public Wi-Fi Hotel public Wi-Fi

Wired connection in room

Other public Wi-Fi
3G/LTE
  • None, if using tethered phone
  • 3G/LTE Wi-Fi modem or USB stick from your mobile carrier
Camping or Outdoors 3G/LTE 3G/LTE from another carrier
  • 1 x 3G/LTE modem or USB stick from the other carrier, if using tethered phone
  • 2 x 3G/LTE modems or USB sticks, one from each mobile carriers

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