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Routing Traffic through second broadband line

By stevenmcclay ·
Hi there, we are considering adding a second broadband line to our office. Is there a way of routing different traffic through each line?
Say email traffic on one line and internet access on the other.

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by Wizard-09 In reply to Routing Traffic through s ...

Not just upgrade your current connection instead of installing a new line would this not better meet your needs, not install work to be done, no down time and so on?

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Sadly not.....

by stevenmcclay In reply to Way

BT are not planning to upgrade our exchange anytime soon so we are limited to 8Mb ASDL and would like a faster connection than this.

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Strictly speaking you are not tied to BT ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Sadly not.....

Have you given any thought to switching your service to a 'faster' ISP ?

Have you checked how much of the 8MB you are actually (truly) getting? Sometimes when you make noises about thinking of leaving BT in favour of a competitor, you can suddenly notice an improvement in your available bandwidth.

Have a check running an online throughput scan:

http://www.speedtest.net/

Several scans over a few days, allowing for fluctuations given the time of day, then you should have a better idea of what 'service' BT is actually providing.

The best name to drop when murmuring about moving to a different ISP would be VIRGIN.

I use Virgin but do not get paid by them to promote their products - more's the pity. :)

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