DISTRIBUTING COMMUNICATION OF A DATA STREAM AMONG MULTIPLE DEVICES

Methods , apparatus and articles of manufacture for distributing communication of a data stream among multiple devices are disclosed . Example methods disclosed herein include receiving , at a first device , a sharing code from a second device , the sharing code to associate multiple devices with a shared connection to be established to distribute communication of a complete data stream among the multiple devices , the multiple devices including the first device . Disclosed example methods also include transmitting a request including the sharing code from the first device to a distribution system to establish a data connection via which the first device is to receive a first partial data stream corresponding to a portion of the complete data stream from the distribution system . Disclosed example methods further include forwarding the first partial data stream from the first device to the second device .