Teams Premium generally available

Microsoft announce that Teams Premium is generally available. This is an Add-on to any paid Teams licence (see the Product Terms for a full list: and has an introductory price of $7 per user per month, increasing to the regular price of $10 per user per month from 1 July, 2023.

Although it’s a user licensing model, there are some features which as long as the meeting organizer is licensed for Teams Premium, all attendees will have access to that feature – live translation of captions, for example.

Generally, Teams Premium users can expect lots of additional features in five key areas: intelligent meetings, personalised meetings, protected meetings, Virtual Appointments, and advanced webinars.

Find the announcement article here:, and information on the licensing here:

Microsoft Scheduler

Microsoft announce the availability of Scheduler, a new Microsoft 365 service to make scheduling meetings easier and faster. Users can now ask Cortana in their own words to schedule a meeting whether that’s with internal attendees, external people, or a mixture of both. Meeting organizers need to be licensed with a Scheduler licence which is priced at $10 per user per month and requires one of a whole host of qualifying licences – essentially Exchange Online Plan 1 or any plan which includes it.

Find the announcement here:, and the Product Terms page with the list of qualifying licences here: