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What Office 365 license plan include Microsoft Teams subscription?

Balu llag | November 17th, 2019

What Office 365 license plan include Microsoft Teams subscription?

Microsoft Teams is a part of Office 365 subscriptions; however, there are many different Office 365 subscriptions available, and Teams has so many features such as, persistent chat, audio/video call/ meeting, phone call (PSTN), content sharing and so on, that makes some confusion. This blog post will give you an overview of what Office 365 subscription plan includes Teams and what are the add-on licenses available for Teams.

Caveat: I am neither Microsoft License expert, nor sell Microsoft licenses, this post specifically gives you some Teams license information. For enterprise license, need to contact Microsoft.

The following table shows Office 365 plans that include Microsoft Teams subscription.


Small Business Plans

Enterprise Plans

Education Plans

Developer Plans

Office 365 Business Essentials Office 365 Enterprise E1 Office 365 Education Office 365 Developer
Office 365 Business Premium Office 365 Enterprise E3 Office 365 Education Plus  
Microsoft 365 for business Office 365 Enterprise E4 (retired) Office 365 Education E3 (retired)  
  Office 365 Enterprise E5 Office 365 Education E5  
  Office 365 Enterprise F1    

Native Microsoft Teams license provides you, all features except Teams Audio Conferencing and Phone system (PSTN).

Teams Add-on Licenses:


  • Audio Conferencing: To use Teams audio conferencing (to allow the participant to join meeting via dial-in to conference bridge number and conf ID) need “Audio Conference” license as Add-on license that license admin can acquire from Office 365 admin portal under the licensing tab.
  • Phone system: To use dial-pad in Teams to dial-out external phone numbers and receives an external phone call require phone system license (aka, cloud PBX).
  • Calling plan: Teams phone system is an add-on license that enables Teams users to use PBX functionality; however, making phone calls to local, national, and international numbers requires calling plan license.

For current Teams licensing detail refers to Microsoft License documents or contact Microsoft sales representative.


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