Messenger Pigeon Faster Faster Than SA Internet

11/10/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A Durban IT company pitted an 11-month-old bird armed with a 4GB memory stick against the ADSL service from the country's biggest web firm, Telkom. Winston the pigeon took two hours to carry the data 60 miles - in the same time the ADSL had sent 4% of the data.