— Even though Frontier Communications is close to wrapping its West Virginia broadband project — including 583 miles of fiber that will link schools, libraries and West Virginia University to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory — the state reports it still has more than $43 million in federal funds remaining for other broadband projects.
— Vocality, a global network router manufacturer and supplier of voice and data network routers to the satellite market, released Vocality Operating System Version 8 (VOS 8) for local and wide area network commercial operations. Core features of VOS 8 include SIP registration and proxy server, enhanced Radio over IP (RoIP) functionality for push-to-talk radios supporting multicast requirements, environment for upgraded WAN Optimization Technology coming in 2013, and expanded network security with such Transport Layer Security (TLS)-enabling features as secure Web management.
— Digital entertainment service M-Go, a joint venture of DreamWorks Animation and Technicolor, says owners of 2012 Samsung smart TVs are the first to access M-Go’s library of movies and TV shows streaming on demand. M-Go offers movies and TV shows on a transaction basis rather than by subscription, with content deals secured with Hollywood’s major studios, including releases prior to retail. The free M-GO app will be featured in the "What’s New" section of Samsung Apps on Samsung’s Smart Hub.