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Old 09-11-2009, 04:05 PM
 
Location: Tyler, TX
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Winston the pigeon took two hours to carry the data 60 miles - in the same time the ADSL had sent 4% of the data.

Telkom said it was not responsible for the firm's slow internet speeds.


BBC NEWS | World | Africa | SA pigeon 'faster than broadband'

I guess RFC 1149 wasn't so silly after all...
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Old 09-13-2009, 09:01 AM
 
Location: MO Ozarkian in NE Hoosierana
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Kinda funny... but, wonder what is behind the scenes on this:

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Meanwhile Telkom said it could not be blamed for slow broadband services at the Durban-based company. "Several recommendations have, in the past, been made to the customer but none of these have, to date, been accepted," Telkom's Troy Hector told South Africa's Sapa news agency in an e-mail.
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