bonded dsl modem

Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at
Sun Sep 18 08:40:07 UTC 2016

On 18/09/2016 4:00 PM, Uriah Heep wrote:
>  I need to purchase a "bonded" modem for a pots dsl line. From what I 
> understand the modem must be "bonded" so that it can combine several 
> lines. This seems to be common among cable modems but relatively rare 
> for standard telephone lines. Would someone be so kind as to suggest 
> some "bonded" modems they have used in the middle price line.

Usually that only works with the cooperation of your ISP, and to be 
honest, from what I heard, bonded adsl does not work that well. Most 
ISP's have dropped it.

If what you want is intelligent use of mutliple ADSL connections then a 
load balancing router/modem might be more up your alley. Most also 
support intelligent failover, i.e switch connections to one line when 
the other fails.

Draytek do a excellent number of them, though they are expensive and 
tricky to configure, but very powerful. They also support 4G LTE modems 
and sim cards.

The T-link TL-R480T+ is cheap and pretty good, supports aggregating up 
to 4 WAN ports:

Note:Its a router not a modem - you'll also need a modem for each line, 
which is then connected into the router.

Lindsay Mathieson

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