New York — Building on its strategic relationship with Microsoft, Verizon today announced the ability to deliver Teams Phone Mobile (formerly Operator Connect Mobile) for Microsoft Teams with the launch of Verizon Mobile—a new service that makes calling easier. and integrates mobile devices with Microsoft Teams for collaboration. , As the first US operator to enable wireless customers to use their mobile device’s native dialer to receive calls as a Teams endpoint, Verizon launches Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams, a unified business communications experience To build, Verizon delivers true mobile flexibility with the power of 5G and teams for users who work from anywhere.
“What we’re hearing from customers is the need for true mobility of unified communications and collaboration to support their hybrid work environments,” said Sampath Soumyanarayana, chief executive officer, Verizon Business. “We are proud to be the first operator in the United States to launch Teams Phone Mobile and help customers advance their workforce through Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams thanks to our robust suite of collaboration and calling solutions. This is another example of how we’re helping customers adapt and succeed in today’s changing workplace by offering the flexibility to work from anywhere.
IT business leaders are increasingly challenged with improvements and consolidation in collaboration and calling, increasing the availability and accountability of remote, hybrid and onsite employees, and reducing costs for redundant equipment, voice services and support. Delivering a mobile-first teams experience for today’s increasingly mobile workforce, Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams enables anywhere access to teams capabilities from a single, business-provided solution for all devices, both mobile and desktop. Through phone numbers, to help streamline the hybrid work model. main advantages:
Single Number Simplicity: Verizon for Microsoft Teams offers the simplicity of using a single phone number on mobile devices to allow employees the convenience of being able to work from virtually anywhere without losing context or business presence.
SUPERIOR CALL QUALITY: Team calls made with the smartphone dialer are treated as voice calls over the Verizon LTE network, resulting in superior call quality
Seamless Call Transfer: Allows users to move between devices and team endpoints during a call without dropping calls
True mobility and cost savings: Through a unified calling solution that can replace stand-alone solutions, Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams helps reduce costs while keeping employees engaged
Security Peace of mind: Ability to enforce secure and compliant business policies on all employee communications
With Microsoft now adding over 12 million PSTN users, organizations are realizing the value of using a unified calling platform to stay connected. With Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams, organizations can have a mobile unified collaboration and communications experience that lowers costs and mitigates security risks.
Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams is the latest in Verizon’s solutions to enable hybrid workers to communicate and collaborate with Microsoft Teams with Verizon Calling with Microsoft Teams (direct routing) and Verizon VoIP for Operator Connect enables enterprises. For organizations looking for easy ways to connect Microsoft Teams to existing conference room systems, Verizon also offers the BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams.
By combining the global scale and reliability of the Verizon 5G network with Microsoft Teams, Verizon and Microsoft are providing enterprise customers with the communications tools they need to thrive in today’s flexible workplace. For more information about Microsoft Teams for Verizon Mobile, visit Verizon’s Microsoft Teams for collaboration and communication page.