Scrap your Broadband - get a pigeon

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  1. patcooke

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    May 16, 2010
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    Pigeon is 'faster than broadband'

    An IT company in Durban, South Africa has discovered that a pigeon can carry data faster than broadband.
    Staff at Unlimited IT pitted an 11-month-old bird bearing a 4GB memory stick against the ADSL service from the country's biggest web provider, Telkom.
    Winston the pigeon took two hours to carry the data 60 miles, the same time it took the ADSL line to send just 4% of the data.

    full story: Pigeon is 'faster than broadband' -  UK News - MSN News UK

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