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Offline DaBees-Knees

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Pigeon 'faster than broadband'
« on: September 10, 2009, 09:11:03 pm »
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/8249294.stm

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Broadband promised to unite the world with super-fast data delivery - but in South Africa it seems the web is still no faster than a humble pigeon.

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.

There are large areas of the world were this would apply and not in just undeveloped countries.  :(

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