Advanced Communications add-on for Microsoft Teams

If your organization is looking to further enhance your communication experience, get Advanced Communications for advanced meeting customization and tools to manage your organization’s communication policies.

What is Advanced Communications?

Advanced Communications includes advanced meetings customization, tools to manage your organization's communication policies, and premium manageability with custom policy packages. Additional features include custom branded meeting lobby to tailor your meetings, and tools to monitor, track, and analyze data on users and devices.

  • Tailor and customize meetings: Drive standardization across meetings for your internal and custom-facing scenarios, with features such as custom branded meeting lobby. Implement with flexibility across your organization's departments.
  • Manage your organization communications: Monitor, track, and analyze data on users and devices to ensure a smooth experience.
  • Tailored experiences with custom policy packages: Enable you to bundle your own set of policies for users with similar roles in you organization. Create your own policy packages by adding the policy types and policies that you want to bundle using the Teams Admin Center or PowerShell. Each user will require a license in order to receive a custom policy package assignment.

Advanced Communications is available in all Microsoft 365 markets as an add-on to any paid Microsoft 365 or Office 365 subscription. Features included in Advanced Communications won't be added to other Microsoft 365 or Office 365 plans and can't be purchased separately. To get the features, you must purchase the add-on.


Features will be released as they become available. Visit the Microsoft 365 Public Roadmap for the latest feature timing.


Advanced Communications isn't yet available for Microsoft 365 GCC High or Department of Defense (DoD) environments.

Trial offer

A 60-day trial is available starting August 4, 2020. You can get the trial through the Microsoft 365 admin center.

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