Phone Bridging with Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business

Service Description

Phone bridging with Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business is a service add-on that enables users to create Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business meetings with an automatically-populated phone number, which allows attendees to call into the meeting with a phone rather than joining over the network. Only the user/s who will be creating the meetings require a "phone bridging" license. Attendees can join the meeting for free.

Click on the Request Help button to request phone bridging for Microsoft Teams and/or Skype for Business.

Available To

UO faculty, staff


  • Access to Office 365, Microsoft Teams, and/or Skype for Business
  • To use phone bridging for Microsoft Teams meetings, ensure your devices and email are configured to enable you to create Microsoft Teams meetings via the Outlook "Teams Meeting" add-in. See Creating a Microsoft Teams Meeting for more information. 

Accessing the Service



Visit our Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business knowledge base for all related how-to and informational articles or get started with the "Related Articles" listed on the right side of this page.

Support Contact

Click on the Request Help button on this page.

Service Levels

Phone bridging for Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business is expected to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

To check the status of this service, go to

To report an outage, please use this Service Outage form.

Service Charges

This service costs up to $20.79 per user per year (note: price will vary depending on what month you purchase a license).

Only the user/s who create the meetings require a license for this service; all attendees of the meeting can join for free.

Please note that licenses can only be purchased on an annual-basis. Phone numbers for this service will be toll, and attendees calling in with cell phones may incur charges from their cell phone provider. 

Service Provider

Information Services


Microsoft Teams; MS Teams; Audio Conferencing; Phone Bridging; Skype for Business

Related Services

Conference Phone Services; Skype for Business; Microsoft Teams

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