While showing the Microsoft 365 Roadmap Plan, the software giant revealed its persistent chat based collaboration platform “Microsoft Teams” is soon going to support 1000 attendees in meetings. The current Microsoft Teams meeting attendee limit is 300. I explained more of it in the below section.
Now, although this feature was under development from July this year, its tentative date to launch is December 2020.
The current Limitation of Meetings in Microsoft Teams
For chat and calls the current Microsoft Teams Meeting Attendee limit is 300 participants which is said to be extended soon to support 1000 participants.
In a meeting in Microsoft Teams, the number of participants who can place a video or audio call from chat is up to 20.
In a meeting in Microsoft Teams, the maximum size of a PowerPoint file a participant can share is up to 2GB.
Currently, The maximum number of days for which Teams keep the meetings recordings available for local download is 20.
Microsoft Teams Meetings to hold 1 Lakh Participants in Live Events
Back in August this year, to enhance the communication on the platform, Microsoft Teams announced, Starting next year, we are rolling out support for up to 20,000 participants to view a live event at the same time.
Meeting organizers if joined the Microsoft 365 assistance program can plan live events with up to 1 Lakh attendees. However, to use any of these extended limits, the user has to purchase the Advanced Communications Add-on.
Microsoft Teams Daily Active Users Crossed 115 Million Mark
In an investor call last week to show the company earning, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said, Microsoft Teams daily active users has crossed the 115 million mark. Also, this quarter, in a single day, this is the first time Microsoft 365 has generated 30 billion collaboration minutes. So, it is the right time to brought next level features to Microsoft Teams. Seems like the support for 1000 attendees in meetings is going to fulfill the same vision. What do you say? Do let us know in the comment section down below.
Reference: Microsoft 365 Documentation