On Sunday 2-March-2008, 18TB of data was moved 1050 km in 12 hours.
The network fabric and technology that brought this to being?
The US interstate system, and our truck. Physical transport of media is still the bandwidth leader.
This means that the interstate system transported about 1.5 TB/hour, or 0.42 GB/s. 420 MB/s
And yes, a JackRabbit did make its way across Ohio, West Virginia , Virginia, and finally came to rest in its new home in North Carolina.