Macbook Pro use Wifi and USB Tethering?

parkm13

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Aug 25, 2010
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I was just curious to see if I could pull data from both wifi and from my iPhone tethering via USB? I need to download huge files from work and my home Wifi is very slow, just hoping this could give it a boost. Any information would be great, thanks!
 

johnnnw

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Feb 7, 2013
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I was just curious to see if I could pull data from both wifi and from my iPhone tethering via USB? I need to download huge files from work and my home Wifi is very slow, just hoping this could give it a boost. Any information would be great, thanks!
Uhhhhhh, no.

You can't use two sources at the same time, that doesn't make much sense anyway.
 

parkm13

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Aug 25, 2010
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Uhhhhhh, no.

You can't use two sources at the same time, that doesn't make much sense anyway.
Why doesn't it make sense? It seems to me that a 2mb/s 3G connection mixed with a 2mb/s wifi would help me out. However im not the most techno-savy guy around. Just throwing out ideas.
 

johnnnw

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Why doesn't it make sense? It seems to me that a 2mb/s 3G connection mixed with a 2mb/s wifi would help me out. However im not the most techno-savy guy around. Just throwing out ideas.
It just doesn't work that way :)

You can't combine two connections of 2 and 3mbps for a 5mbps connection.
 

allypumba

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Jul 2, 2013
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I don't think it's impossible. Simple adding 2mb plus 3mb does not make 5mb connection, true...however, having two simultaneous connections is possible, with two separate ip addresses.

For example: your 3mb connection could be dedicated to downloading large files whilst you use your 2mb to surf web/stream videos.

How, I'm not entirely sure, maybe multihoming??