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Pigeon transfers data faster than South Africa's T

Attila Dimedici (1036002) writes | more than 3 years ago

Idle 2

Attila Dimedici (1036002) writes "I believe that we discussed this when they first proposed it, but now they have gone and done it.

Workers at a South African information technology company this week proved it was faster for them to transmit data with a carrier pigeon than to send it using Telkom, the country's leading ISP."

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This is cute... (1)

SilasMortimer (1612867) | more than 3 years ago | (#36125436)

...but I have no idea what it means. They don't say how much data they were transferring. Assuming the "data card" they used was a microsd card, it could have been as much as 31+ gigabytes. It'd be interesting if there was a more thorough source available.

OP is a moron (1)

BatGnat (1568391) | more than 3 years ago | (#36131494)

from original article

From correspondents in Johannesburg From: Reuters September 10, 2009 11:00AM

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