I wonder if I can bond more than one ADSL line to increase the speed. I'm not talking about balancing! I need one connection which needs to be pretty fast (I'm not sure but I think it's on layer 4)

I live in London, however as we know there is spots where fibre is not available and will not be. So my only option is to spend a lot of money on broadband times 3-4.

With that, I could have at least 3 lines connected to my house (my provider let's me do that) and achieve 3-4 times the speed I get currently.

Now, my question is, is this possible after all? If yes, what router should I get for it? (maximum I wanna spend on that router is 100 GBP)

I'm not new to networking, but completely new to ADSL stuff because in my home country we all have FTTP.


  • I suppose mobile network is also developed in London and it has less geographical limitation than fibre. I would investigate in that direction, I suppose it won't even be more expensive than 3-4 ADSL lines. – Máté Juhász Sep 27 '16 at 7:52
  • You would need a router that supports Link Aggregation. This way you bond them together. But keep in mind that it needs to be a 1GB switch. – Dylan Rz Sep 27 '16 at 7:57
  • I cant edit the last post but I meant *Router. – Dylan Rz Sep 27 '16 at 8:14
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    Link Aggregation also needs support from the ISP's end - I doubt you'd get something viable for £100 tho; You could build your own PFSense box and use that with CARP or the like for load balancing; – djsmiley2k Sep 27 '16 at 8:19
  • Thanks for the info, as I said load balancing is not an option because I need this for huge file downloads at about 1TB a month or more. This leads to answer the first answer I reveived, I cannot go on 4G because of mu usage needs. No provider offers unlimited LTE or 3G. – user3102196 Sep 27 '16 at 8:45

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