Video: 'ePigeon' faster than email

IT group proves carrier pigeon is faster than internet connection in South Africa.

    Speedy internet connections have yet to take off in many parts of South Africa because of a shortage in bandwidth.

    One leading internet provider says it is not to blame for the slow connection, but frustrations have led one IT group to adopt an unusual method of delivery.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports on the pigeon that beat the internet in Johannesburg.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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