Extending the temporary limit increase for live events

New Feature: Teams

From Microsoft Corporation

MC225752, Stay Informed, Published date: Nov 3, 2020
Admin impact, User impact

We are extending the temporary limit increase for live events in Teams, Stream and Yammer.How this will affect your organization:

The temporary limit increases for Microsoft 365live events hosted with Teams, Stream and Yammer will be extended until January1, 2021. 

Limit increases for live events include:

  • Event support for up to 20,000 attendees
  • 50 events hosted simultaneously across a tenant
  • Event duration of 16 hours per broadcast

AfterJanuary 1, 2021, an Advanced Communications license will be required to host eventsfor more than 10,000 attendees and durations longer than 4 hours
What you need to do to prepare:

No action is required. If you would like to have permanent access to increased limits, an Advanced Communication license is required for event hosts.

Learn more: Advanced Communications add-on for Microsoft Teams

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