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Microsoft launches Operator Connect to integrate telephony services in Teams

Wednesday 3 March 2021 | 09:41 CET | News
Microsoft announced a new service called Operator Connect to help Teams users integrate traditional telephony services from managed service providers. The new service launches next quarter with several major telecom providers. This is one of several new services announced at its virtual Microsoft Ignite event, including also new features for Teams users and a first look at a potential hologram platform for meetings called Microsoft Mesh. 

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