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9 new New Teams Phones Features – December 2020 Firmware Update

Rollout begins towards the end of the first week of December 2020. Teams Phones will now auto-update, but once the update is available you can also manually update your phones. There are 9 new updates Sidecar support for AudioCodes and Yealink phones Video enhancements for meetings on Teams video phones 3×3 Layout Together mode Gallery view Background blur Meet Now on Teams phones Screen...

Cancelled: Microsoft adding 120 minute PSTN domestic calling plans to E5 for Microsoft Teams

Update 30th July: It looks like this licence option will be withdrawn before it even hits. I’ll update when I have the confirmation, but for now, it looks like this won’t actually come to market as an offer. Update 1st August: Confirmed, Microsoft is cancelling this licence: Big collaboration news from Microsoft, they are adding 120-minute per month domestic user calling plans for E5...

Understanding Microsoft Teams Calling Plans

Microsoft Teams can be a real phone for users with a real phone number. To get this functionality you need 2 things The “Phone System” licence, which is available as an add-on licence or bundled in Office 365 E5 – This is the ability for the client to act as a phone A Phone number and PSTN connectivity (line and minutes). PSTN is the Public Switched Telephony Network or the telephony network...

Microsoft Teams Calling Plans for Japan coming via SoftBank, Q4 CY2019

Reference: Microsoft Roadmap About Calling Plans We haven’t had any news on Microsoft provided calling plans (Microsoft providing user phone numbers and minutes) for over a year when Canada was added. It really feels like Microsoft have taken their foot off the gas with adding any more countries and that Direct Routing provided by carriers offers and easier and more global model. Microsoft cover...

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