News of Note—Avaya, Google, FCC and more

august 8 2017

> Avaya announced Bruce Rosen and Jim Haigh will lead sales strategies for all segments of customer care, directly and through channel partners, account teams and operations in the western and southern areas of the U.S., respectively. Channel Partners article

> Google to roll out voice calling feature to Google Home users in the United States and Canada soon, but it will lack caller ID except for Google Voice or Project Fi users. The Verge article

> As part of the upcoming introduction of the new 838 area code in eastern upstate New York, mandatory 10-digit dialing will begin on August 19 for all customers with the existing 518 area code. Release

> Connected2Fiber said that Bluebird Network has implemented The Connected World SaaS platform. Release

> Former FCC Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth tries to claim net neutrality has aided the rise of white supremacy. Tech Dirt article