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Yealink now up to 10 Skype for Business Certified IP Phones and more planned

Published 24/06/2018 - 0 Comments



With the addition of the new CP960-Skype for Business® edition conference phone certified for Skype for Business Online and Skype for Business Server 2015.


The Yealink CP960 offers:

  • Based on Android OS
  • Supports the SILK speech codec
  • Yealink Noise Proof Technology
  • 20-foot (6-meter) and 360-degree microphone pickup range
  • 5”720×1280 multi-touch screen, modern interface
  • Calendar, Skype for Business conferencing, CAP, Boss/Admin, Hot desking

Since it’s an Android based phone there will also be a Microsoft Teams certified Option, along with the T56A For personal desks and Premium T58A For C-level and executive rooms.




Yealink also plan to certify the T56A and T58A for Skype for Business in 2H 2018, which would give some interesting options for those buying for Skype for Business now, but looking to use Microsoft Teams in the future.

Tom Arbuthnot

Tom Arbuthnot

Principal Solutions Architect at Modality Systems
Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Unified Communications specialist Modality Systems. He is a Microsoft Certified Master and MVP, blogger, has a regular podcast with UCToday at and is a regular speaker at events including Microsoft TechEd and Ignite. He co-runs The Microsoft UC User Group London.

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