A Pigeon is faster than broadband, can a Courier be faster?

Broadband promised to unite the world with super-fast data delivery has it?

A Durban IT company pitted an 11-month-old bird armed with a 4GB memory stick against the ADSL service from the country's biggest web firm, Telkom. Winston the pigeon took two hours to carry the data 60 miles - in the same time the ADSL had sent 4% of the data.

Telkom said it was not responsible for the firm's slow internet speeds. The idea for the race came when a member of staff at Unlimited IT complained about the speed of data transmission on ADSL. He said it would be faster by carrier pigeon "We renown ourselves on being innovative, so we decided to test that statement," Unlimited Kevin Rolfe told the Beeld newspaper. To read more and watch the video Click Here

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