The outbreak has fueled the boom in telecommuting products. Following Microsoft’s announcement last month of an explosive increase in Microsoft Teams usage, with an average daily active user of more than 44 million, Microsoft today announced new features and shared the latest usage of Teams. Unsurprisingly, Microsoft Teams is using a record number of dollars worldwide.
Microsoft’s blog post shows the following results
The total duration of one-day online meetings exceeded 2.7 billion minutes, up 200% from the 900 million minutes on March 16
More than 183,000 households in 175 countries use Teams for Education
Triple the number of video conferences open in Teams
Total call duration in Teams increased by 1000% year-on-year in March this year
The countries that use Teams video the most are Norway and the Netherlands, where 60% of the calls are video calls. The proportion of Australians using video at meetings was 57 per cent, italy 53 per cent, Chile 52 per cent, Switzerland 51 per cent and Spain 49 per cent.
Meanwhile, 47 per cent of people in the UK, Canada and Sweden used video, while those in Mexico and the US used video at 41 per cent and 38 per cent, respectively.
In the past month, Teams has seen more than five-fold increase in the number of Stream videos per week, uploading hundreds of hours per minute.
From 1 to 31 March, the average time per person per day using Teams increased by 1 hour year-on-year
From the beginning of February to March 31, Teams’ weekly mobile subscriber strains grew by more than 300 percent.
In the regions most affected by the crisis, including the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and France, Teams’ participation in mobile devices has grown exponentially.
Although many employees in China have returned to work, Microsoft Teams has more than doubled the number of new users per day compared to January
In China, Teams’ daily active user base is also growing week by week.