YakChat Launches World’s First Fully Integrated SMS Application for Microsoft Teams


Text from one platform, using one number, and manage contacts in one place

YakChat, the global leader in delivering integrated SMS functionality for Microsoft 365, has launched the world’s first fully integrated SMS texting application for Microsoft’s flagship UC&C platform, Microsoft Teams.

The only natively integrated SMS application for Microsoft Teams on the market today, YakChat enables users to text directly from their Microsoft Teams desktop and continue SMS conversations on the move with YakChat’s mobile app. Now, for the first time, Microsoft Teams’ users will be able to connect via SMS with their individual and group contacts in Outlook, Active Directory, and SharePoint, as well as with members of their Microsoft Teams channels to improve communication and speed business execution.

‘Microsoft Teams users have long demanded the ability to text – and for good reason,’ said David Ward, CEO of YakChat. ‘For reach, impact, speed, and universality, no other messaging medium comes close. So by harnessing the incredible power of SMS with, arguably, the most revolutionary collaboration tool out there, YakChat has made it even easier for organizations to text clients, co-workers, and partners from one platform, using one number, and to manage their contacts and conversations in just one place. And for our customers in the midst of COVID, that’s never been more important.’
Users of the service can text either by using a virtual phone number or by SMS-enabling their existing landline. YakChat has also combined forces with Direct Routing partners, such as CallTower, to unlock the full potential of Teams Voice for anyone seeking an all-in-one communication solution and phone system with full SMS integration.

About YakChat
Based in the UK, YakChat delivers the world’s only fully integrated SMS text application for Microsoft 365, to enhance and extend the communication and collaboration power of Microsoft’s UC&C platform and unleash maximum value for its users. Originally trading as Chatabox, YakChat services organizations of every type, size, and sector across the globe, and is unique in its ability to bring effortless messaging to existing business applications to keep contacts and conversations conveniently within a single platform.

To find out more about YakChat, visit www.YakChat.com, or contact info@yakchat.com

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