75 year old woman has fastest broadband in the world

A 75 year old woman from central Sweden has been thrown into the IT history books – with the world’s fastest internet connection. Sigbritt L öthberg’s blistering 40 Gigabits per second connection means she can enjoy 1,500 high definition HDTV channels simultaneously or download a full high definition DVD in just two seconds.

It is a shame that she has never used a computer before. And how would she actually use it? The computer can’t keep up with that speed unless she has some supercomputer with a sophisticated hard drive raid. Fastest hard drive speed is ‘only’ around 3 Gigs per second which is far less than the 40 Gigabits internet connection.

Read the rest of the story at the Swedish newspaper The Local

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