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Can Teams users talk to Skype for Business Online users (and Skype users)?

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Can Teams users talk to Skype for Business Online users (and Skype users)?

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best response confirmed by Michael Holste (Microsoft)
Solution
Yes - for chat Teams users can already talk to Skype for Business online and in Q4 2017 we will be rolling out Calling Interoperability between Skype for Business online and Teams (not Skype consumer and Teams though).
By "Talk" you mean to participate in Teams meetings and viceversa?
Basically my s4b client can IM, call, etc your Teams client. Or my teams client call a Skype user

I was under the impression that IM between Teams and SFB was hit or miss and being worked on.  Is that accurate?

Any plans to allow Teams to talk to regular Skype users?  That is a real nice benefit of S4B and we are surprised at how often we need it.

Microsoft failed miserably to implement consistent experience to all of Skype for Business users on all supported plataforms and now is giving up?

Til today S4b users are unable to send simple files or ctrl v some simple screenshot to regular Skype.

Mac S4b users are even unable add and chat regular skype users wich make S4b useless to some customers mine that are advertising companies.

S4b Web is a joke. completely useless! Users are unable to find how to start a new conversation to another s4b user that wasn´t previously chatted and don´t even try to chat regular Skype.

Remember! Customer´s are paying for a product that prevent it from interact with customers that are using free version. So... Why not revert Back to free if it allow Customer to reach a major number of customers?

I don´t understand the real idea behind all of this plan. Isn´t suposed to make new products more and more available to every people with internet conection?

Now let´s believe that a new shinny product will fix all of this?

Did we ever get a reply on this question? We currently have to keep a separate Skype session open for Skype users.

We continue to have issues with interoperability (IM's, mostly) between Teams and Skype for Business. When a mobile app is involved, the likelihood is much higher. Also, conversations from Skype for Business don't ever seem to sync to Teams.