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supplementing a cable internet connection with a tethered...

I wanted to know if it is possible to supplement or combine a cable internet connection with a tethered cellular connection. Ever since I got a data plan and also found out how to tether my computer to my cellular network, I wanted to know if this would be possible. I wanted to know this because a lot of times I'm dissatisfied with the performance or speed of my cable connection, and so I wanted to possibly "supercharge" the connection by adding my Sprint data plan. Please help me learn about these capabilities. Thanks!

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In short and not to write at length, there are routers like this that will task its owner to configure the failover metrics and more. The good news is the prices have come down a long way from just a few years ago where they were over 1K bucks.

Have fun!
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im not sure how this router relates to my question

im not sure how this router relates to my question. can it combine or supplement my working cable connection with my tethered cellular Sprint connection?

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Which is the real problem.

While I offered the usual solution the problem is that most need the long story and more. I'll write you should ask the places that support this sort of device.

Combine? As in bonding? NO.

Supplement? As in failover. Yes.


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Well I'm not really experiencing a problem...

I just wanted to get more out of my internet connection so I wanted to boost it. Can you please explain to me what exactly failover is? Appreciate your help by the way!

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I purposely wrote that I would avoid long dissertaions. You can research failover in the context of networking with google. I see that is described well enough.

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