Published July 30, 2021

Roaming bandwidth control

Reference ID: MC258623 | Effective: July 30, 2021

MC258623 – Updated July 01, 2021: Based on early testing Microsoft will be making additional changes prior to rolling out this change. Microsoft will communicate via Message center when they are ready to proceed. Thank you for your patience.

Roaming bandwidth control is a new capability that allows admins to set dynamic bandwidth policies which are based upon the geographic location of users’ Teams clients. This allows admins to set more limited bandwidth controls for when users travel to remote or bandwidth constrained locations, and then relax limitations when they travel to a location with higher bandwidth capacity. Initially two settings from the Teams Meeting Policy will be included – AllowIPVideo, and MediaBitRateKb

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81350

When this will happen:

Microsoft will communicate via Message center when they are ready to proceed.

How this will affect your organization:

The policy is not enabled by default and an admin will need to configure the policy via PowerShell to implement it.

What you need to do to prepare:

To use bandwidth control for a network site, use the PowerShell cmdlet to configure the policy:

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