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How long is Teams Exploratory Experience?

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I looked into this link

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/teams-exploratory#how-long-does-the-teams-explorator...

 

but it does not explicitly say how long it will last.

 

"The Microsoft Teams Exploratory experience is available at no additional cost until your next enterprise agreement anniversary or renewal on or after January 2021. At that time, end users on a Microsoft Exploratory experience license will need to move to a paid license that includes Teams. Any Microsoft Exploratory experience licenses initiated after that will remain available at no additional cost until the your next anniversary or renewal cycle."

Does this mean the service will be terminated after January 2021 or you can sign up for the MTEE until January 2021 and it will last for a year from the date you start your subscription?

Or does it last more than one year? 

Please yelp.

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Hi @PleaseAnswerMyquestion

It will last until January 2021, so 9 months from this point. At that time, you will be given the opportunity to renew and convert to a paid subscription, otherwise it will terminate. So I would recommend using the exploratory experience to at least December 2020 and then making the conversation decision then (or convert beforehand if you make the decision and go all in)

Hope that answers your question

Best, Chris

@Christopher Hoard 

 

Thank you for your answer. 

 

Does that mean you wouldn't be able to sign up for Teams Exploratory Experience After January 2021?

 

 

Best Response confirmed by adam deltinger (MVP)
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Per the article, for the users on the exploratory experience they would need to convert. Any new users after January 2021

‘Any Microsoft Exploratory experience licenses initiated after that will remain available at no additional cost until the your next anniversary or renewal cycle.’

In other words, they would have the exploratory experience until the end of the next offer, presumably January 2022 given the experience is currently 12 months

Best, Chris