Microsoft releases 1st-ever TV ad for Teams during NFL playoffs
Jan. 20, 2020
The commercial showcases how Teams has innovated conferences.
Microsoft has officially released its first-ever TV commercial for its Microsoft Teams platform for businesses.
The ad debuted during the NFL playoffs yesterday, January 19. It was entitled “The Power of Microsoft Teams” and it ran for 30 seconds.
The TV ad featured showcased how Teams can help in collaborating, in team meetings, blurring backgrounds, making whiteboards, group chats and more.
Prior to the release of the ad during the weekend, Jared Spataro, corporate vice president for Microsoft 365, told CNBC that the ad “is designed to expand awareness and familiarity with Teams so more people can experience its ability to change the way they work.”
The news outlet said Microsoft worked with Interpublic’s ad agency McCann to produce the campaign.
It will also roll out in February in the U.K., France and Germany, the report noted.
Microsoft has not disclosed how much it spent on the TV commercial for Teams, but according to CNBC, the tech giant had invested $1.6 billion in global advertising in the fiscal year 2019.
Watch Microsoft Teams’ “The Power of Microsoft Teams” ad here:
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