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Microsoft launch first party Teams certified Surface headsets, Speakerphone and Webcam

  For a long time, it’s been a point of conversation that while Microsoft has a large range of vendors who provide Teams certified headsets, their own headsets from the Surface team were not certified for Teams. Today Microsoft announced 3 Surface headsets, all certified for Microsoft Teams. Also a webcam and speakerphone. It will be interesting to see how the ecosystem partners feel about...

Microsoft Teams admin defined organisation-wide custom video backgrounds, only $5 PUPM

We got an update on Friday (MC249777) giving details of how an administrator will be able to the ability to “push”/define a gallery of video backgrounds to users across the organization to access. Rollout begins in late April and should be complete in late May. A handy feature, but it only comes as part of the Advanced Communications Licence. Currently, users can add their own video...

End to End Voice in Microsoft Teams – Commsverse Half Day Online Virtual Event

Looking like a great line-up for this one. This event is all about Microsoft Teams Enterprise Voice workloads and more importantly aimed at providing the knowledge and awareness of what is available from a feature perspective and how to deploy them in your organisation or on behalf of your customers. This event is technical and for those with some working knowledge of Microsoft Teams voice...

Contact Microsoft Support to Avoid Microsoft Teams for Personal Promotion Banner in Mobile Client

In Message Center message MC247825, Microsoft announced that they will be pushing a banner (advert, in my opinion) in the Teams mobile app activity feed saying that users can add a personal account to the Teams app on their mobile device. These banners will begin at end of April will roll out to all customers by the end of December. Teams is off the charts in terms of enterprise use, but...

Microsoft Teams adding Join Meeting by Numeric Code

A popular feature on competing meeting platforms, Microsoft is adding the ability to join a meeting via a unique meeting Numeric “code”. This is handy when someone wants to join a meeting but you can’t easily share the join link with them, say for example you want to SMS someone a meeting invite but they want to join on their computer and don’t understand how they can get the details from the SMS...

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