Microsoft's call app increased its traffic in 2012 by twice the amount of all international phone carriers combined -- it's calls are now equal to one third of all global phone traffic.
As it stands, there's almost twice as much bandwidth across the Atlantic as the Pacific. But with new FCC approval for the first ever China-U.S. fiber link, this is all about to change.
Company is helping build an undersea cable to bring more Internet capacity to Asia as it also looks for partners for an undersea cable to Africa.
A new transatlantic cable will shave 5 milliseconds off communications times for financial traders aiming for the very speediest transactions.