- There is always some point at which sending a physical medium is faster that a WAN transfer, as discussed on Low-tech Magazine.
- I bet they didn't use the IP Over Avian Carrier standard or any other protocol that allows for transmission problems.
Saturday, 12 September 2009
A news report highlights the slow speed of broadband in South Africa. The data transfer from PMB to Durban took 2 hours 6 min via pigeon, during which time only 4% of the file had been transferred over the Internet. Impressive as a publicity stunt, but ...