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Microsoft 365 Teams Phone Mobile

Effective November 1, 2022, Microsoft Operator Connect Mobile for Microsoft Teams has been renamed Microsoft 365 Teams Phone Mobile. Teams Phone Mobile is another option for providing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) connectivity with Microsoft Teams and Phone System. With Teams Phone Mobile, a user’s SIM-enabled phone number is also

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Microsoft Teams Premium

Effective February 1, 2023, Microsoft Teams Premium will be generally available, and will be in Public Preview starting December 1, 2022. Teams Premium will be licensed via an add-on to Microsoft Teams. Additional features through Teams Premium include for example: Intelligent recaps to summarize meetings with actions Live translation for

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Microsoft Teams Rooms Basic and Pro

Effective September 1, 2022, Microsoft Teams Rooms Basic and Microsoft Teams Rooms Pro replace the Microsoft Teams Rooms Standard and Microsoft Teams Rooms Premium offers. Microsoft Teams Rooms allows you to Teams-enable your conference room, creating the ability to easily join a scheduled conference or start an ad hoc meeting.

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Microsoft Enterprise Content Delivery Network for Teams

Effective September 1, 2022, Microsoft Enterprise Content Delivery Network (eCDN) is included in Microsoft Teams. Microsoft eCDN is an enterprise Content Delivery Network that enhances live video-streaming experiences for Microsoft Teams and other video products. This WebRTC-based solution reduces bandwidth usage helping mitigate impacts to network and line of business

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Microsoft Kaizala retirement

Effective August 31, 2023, Microsoft Kaizala retires. This is a phone number-based, simple and secure work management and mobile messaging app for organizations. There are two versions of Microsoft Kaizala available – the free Microsoft Kaizala App and Microsoft Kaizala Pro, which both retire. Between now and then, current Kaizala

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Microsoft Teams Phone with Calling Plan global offers

Effective August 1, 2022, Microsoft Teams Phone with Calling Plan is launched for use outside of the US (worldwide). The existing offer will be updated to be a US-specific one. Also, effective August 1, 2022, Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) offers for Calling Plan are introduced for all regions globally where Domestic Calling

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Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing select dial-out rebranding

Effective May 1, 2022, Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing select dial-out is rebranded to Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing with dial-out to USA/CAN. There are no changes to the pricing, features, business model, or the eligibility requirements. This new offer includes unlimited toll dial-in minutes, 60 dial-out minutes to United States and

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Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing with dial-out to select geographies

Effective March 1, 2022, Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing is available as a Standalone. It contains unlimited toll dial-in minutes, plus 60 dial-out minutes to the US and Canada (regardless of end customer tenant location). It also includes Operator Connect Conferencing. An Audio Conferencing license enables you to provide a dial-in

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Microsoft Operator Connect Conferencing generally available

Effective December 2, 2021, Microsoft Operator Connect Conferencing is generally available. It can be purchased as an Add-on to a Microsoft Teams license and is also included in Microsoft 365 E5 and Office 365 E5 subscriptions, and is available through an Enterprise Agreement (EA) or SCHNEIDER IT MANAGEMENT as your

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