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Building on its strategic relationship with Microsoft, Verizon announced the availability of Teams Phone Mobile (formerly Operator Connect Mobile) with the release of Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams; a new service that integrates mobile devices with Microsoft Teams for easier calling and collaboration.

As the first US carrier to allow wireless subscribers to use their mobile device’s primary dialer to receive calls as a Teams endpoint, Verizon has launched Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams to create a unified business communications experience, delivering authentic mobile flexibility with Verizon 5G and power. Teams users who work from anywhere.

Business leaders are increasingly challenged to improve and consolidate collaboration and calling, increase the availability and responsiveness of remote, hybrid, and onsite workers, and reduce the cost of redundant devices, 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, all through a single, business-provided phone number for both mobile and desktop devices: to help facilitate hybrid work models.

A building block for telephone services

With Microsoft now connecting more than 12 million PSTN users, organizations are realizing the value of using unified calling platforms to stay connected. With Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams, organizations can have a unified mobile collaboration and communication experience that minimizes costs and reduces security risks.

Verizon Mobile is the latest version of Verizon’s solution for Microsoft Teams, which enables businesses to enable hybrid workers to communicate and collaborate with Microsoft Teams with Verizon Calling with Microsoft Teams (Direct Routing) and Verizon VoIP- with for Operator Connect. For organizations looking for easy ways to connect Microsoft Teams to existing conference room systems, Verizon also offers BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams.

By combining the global scale and reliability of the Verizon 5G network with Microsoft Teams, Verizon and Microsoft provide enterprise customers with the communication tools they need to thrive in today’s flexible workplace.

Sampath Sowmyanarayan, Chief Executive Officer, Verizon Business
What we’re hearing from customers is the need for unified communications and true collaboration mobilization to support their hybrid work environments. We’re proud to be the first carrier in the United States to launch Teams Phone Mobile and to help customers further mobilize their workforce by adding Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams to our suite of powerful collaboration and calling solutions. This is another example of how we help clients adapt and succeed in today’s changing workplace by providing the flexibility to work from anywhere.



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