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They will install 2nd line for pair bonded vdsl for a $60 installation charge.

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internethelp.centurylink.com List of tested modems.

This is a list of modems that have been tested and approved to work on the CenturyLink network. The following tests have been performed:

  • Technology Compatibility (ADSL, ADSL2+, VDSL2, GPON, Pair Bonding)
  • Maximum speed supported by CenturyLink.
  • IPv6 RD Compatibility

N/A means the modem has not been tested or has failed testing on certain DSL Technologies. CenturyLink highly recommends using a modem that has been tested and approved to work with your DSL technology. All other modems not included on this list are not supported by CenturyLink Technical Support.

CenturyLink Technicolor C2000T Modem

  • Integrated VDSL2 modem
  • Bonded ADSL2+
  • Bonded VDSL2 (up to 17a profile)
  • 1 GE WAN/ LAN port
  • DSL WAN sensing
  • 4 GE LAN ports to connect multiple devices, such as PCs, laptops, set top boxes...
  • HomePNA™
  • Wireless networking on-board: IEEE 802.11n 2x2 (2.4 GHz) with High Power (up to 200 mW)
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS™)
  • 2 FXS ports
  • 1 USB 2.0 host port
  • Extensive remote management
  • Non-service-affecting platform software upgrades (dual bank memory)
  • Built-in stateful firewall, parental control
  • IPv6 enabled
  • Designed to meet the latest ECO standards

Actiontec Bonded VDSL2 Wireless AC Gateway Router T3200

Actiontec C1900A - Wireless N Bonded VDSL2 Modem Router for CenturyLink

ActionTec Q2000 bonded

actiontec Bonded VDSL2 Wireless AC Gateway Router T3200M

actiontec Bonded VDSL2 Wireless AC Gateway Router T3200

Zyxel VMG4825 and VMG9823 residential gateways

Kasda KW5225

dslreports.com/forum US ISPs non-cable → CenturyLink → bonded DSL service good or bad?


You will get a C2000a or C2000T modem I believe. Just use your router as a AP not an extender and you will get better throughput. Thats a good sign, most people have a hard time getting CL to do bonded. I think you can do a three year contract for a reasonable amount.


I have pair bonded 40/5 on a residential account.

CenturyLink gave me a garbage Q2000 first, after several rounds and escalations I was able to get a C2000T and it’s been by far the best dsl modem I’ve ever used.

Now as far as the process, you will need a new modem that accepts two line inputs, also you will need two good pairs coming into one jack (if your in a house this should not be a problem)

My lines sync up at 20/2.5Mbps per pair, and I regularly test and download ~37/4.7 and it’s been rock solid for almost a year now. I’ll never be going back to cable after this connection

Also, you can put all the bonded modems in bridge mode no problem from my experiences.


Try to get a C2000T best Century Link/Qwest modem I have had to date for my 40/5 bonded service.


This is about my average.

        OOKLA speedtest
        download 37 Mb/s
        upload 4.71 M/b/s
        ping 21ms
        Tue Nov 14 16:27:08 MST 2017
        ping 23ms
        download 80.21 Mbps
        upload 10.05 Mbps

NETGEAR DM111-100nas