Skype Meeting Broadcast

Skype

Eligible: Students, Faculty & Staff

Availability: 24 Hours, 7 Days

Support: Monday - Friday. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

AKAs: Office 365 Skype Meeting Broadcast

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Description

Skype Meeting Broadcast is a feature of Skype for Business online and Microsoft 365 that enables you to schedule, produce, and broadcast meetings or events to online audiences up to 10,000 attendees.

Features/Benefits

  • Meeting Tools and Support: Collaborate across the organization with tools like video conferencing, desktop sharing, and file-sharing.
  • Record Broadcasts and Receive Meeting Reports: When your broadcast is finished, go back to Skype Meeting Broadcast portal to download a recording of the broadcast, and a report about the event. The meeting report includes session IDs, participant names and email addresses, browser information, date and time stamps, activities (join, play, pause), and language.
  • Security: Conversations are protected by strong authentication and encryption measures.
  • Virtual Meeting Space: Save time and money by not having to travel to meetings or reserve dedicated meeting rooms.

Restrictions

  • Students: All students provisioned under Microsoft 365.
  • Faculty/Staff: All faculty & staff provisioned under Microsoft 365.

Licensing

  • Students: Licensed for use by currently enrolled, for credit, degree seeking students for personal non commercial use.

Costs

  • There is no cost to use this software. 

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