Saturday, October 14, 2023

Town Halls replacing Microsoft Teams Live Events

Microsoft Teams Live Events is now being replaced by Town Halls in Microsoft Teams.  Live Events has a long legacy at Microsoft, and it was part of an old platform that is not utilized by Microsoft Teams.  Live Events also a different user experience than what users were accustom to in the Teams client.  Live Events will be supported through 9/30/2024.

Town Halls is now Generally Available (GA) and is fully integrated into the Teams app user experience.  Town Halls has tons of features to help you have large virtual events.  New features such as attendee capacity, event concurrency, event duration, eCDN, green room, structured Q&A, attendee reporting, live translated captions, etc., etc.

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