Microsoft has announced that it business video platform Team has hit 115 million daily active users. This was disclosed by Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella.
Team was released in 2017 by Microsoft but gained popularity this year during the Covid-19 pandemic as most business transactions went to virtual following lockdown that was imposed by various governments to curb the spread of corona virus.
Team daily active users have grown by 50 percent compared to a year ago. During the pandemic period Microsoft announced a lot of new features on Team which includes Increasing the number of users on Team for remote workers.
This new feature allowed Team to compete successfully with other similar platforms such as zoom.
Microsoft Teams Play Store installs have been on the rise since early this year. In January, the app reached 10 million installs, and barely six months later, in May, hitting the 50 million mark. Teams officially crossed the 100 million mark in mid-September, according to data from Appbrain.
The growth of Team can largely be attributed to the pandemic but it has still continue to grow even with the easing of the lock down by most governments.