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Homing Pigeons Faster than Broadband in South Africa

The next time you complain about a slow broadband connection or a lengthy file upload time, remember the people of Durban, South Africa. In an attempt to circumvent their slow broadband connection, a financial service company recently let their ... time-saving creativity take flight... literally. The experimental, but surprisingly evenly-matched, competition pitted a homing pigeon bearing a 4GB USB stick against the local Durban broadband connection to determine once and for all which form of data transfer was the fastest. The estimated distance between the two offices was 80 km. (Source: pcpro. ... (view more)

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