10
Sep
09

And Africa not so connected…

Winston the pigeon A dose of reality about the internet from South Africa… This IT company found it was faster to send a carrier pigeon with a memory stick than it was to send the same information 100km by internet. Have you ever had the feeling it would be faster to send information the old-fashioned way than down the ‘info super-highway’?


3 Responses to “And Africa not so connected…”


  1. 1 Tom D Ford
    September 10, 2009 at 16:04

    That’s hilarious!

  2. 2 vijay pillai
    September 11, 2009 at 08:58

    with frequent power cut in many parts of developing world i am not surprised by this notion of old ways are still a reliable method.

  3. 3 Dennis Junior
    September 14, 2009 at 10:59

    It is not so surprising that Africa is not the connected….

    =Dennis Junior=


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