The Audio Conferencing add-on enables participants to call a phone number to join Teams meetings and calls. This add-on is now free for 12 months. Participants can join using computer audio or by phone.
If you already have a Microsoft 365 (Office 365) subscription, you already have Teams, which means you can turn on this new capability today and pay nothing. Microsoft is covering the $4 per user per month cost for this add-on for 12 months.
If you are using Zoom you are paying around $15 per user per month to be able to hold online meetings and calls. I encourage you to take a look at the Microsoft 365 subscription to see everything you get with Microsoft. For example, for just $5 per user per month, the Microsoft Business Basic includes:
- Teams meetings and calls plus all of the collaboration benefits of teams for your business,
- 1TB of OneDrive personal file storage for each user,
- A license to access SharePoint for business storage.
- Business email and calendar (although, you aren’t required to switch to Microsoft for your business email).
What are you spending today on Zoom (or any other web-based tool like go-to-meeting, or join.me, for example), what are you spending on storage from Dropbox or other service, or for your business email service. Is it more than $5 per user per month?
If you need help turning on the free Audio Conferencing for Teams add-on or you don’t have a Microsoft 365 account and would like to talk about your options, please fill out the form below or give us a call at 713-579-3301.
Here’s the official announcement from Microsoft making this free Audio Conference add-on offer real.