Bad news – your superfast gigabit fiber network is no match for… a pigeon with a flash drive attached to it?

Although we stopped using carrier pigeons close to 100 years ago, one YouTuber has found these birds are faster at transferring 3TB of data – at distances of up to 500 miles – than today’s gigabit broadband connections.

Jeff Geerling, who runs a popular YouTube channel, attached three full 1TB SanDisk Extreme PRO flash drives to a carrier pigeon and sent it to its destination, a Canadian data center. 

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This post originally appeared on TechToday.

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