Alternative Calling

Microsoft Teams Direct Routing is the flexible, easy, and cost-effective alternative to using Microsoft calling plans.

Cost Effective

Significant cost saving when compared to Microsoft’s calling plans, enabling users to call using Pod's competitive pricing.

Complete Cloud

Cloud-based solution with no expensive initial outlay as there’s no need for traditional hardware.

Give your Teams a voice!

Many businesses utilising Microsoft Teams for internal collaboration can now benefit from the ability to make and receive calls by enabling Teams as a full cloud-based UC solution with Pod telephony.


Give your Teams a voice with confidence – benefit from highly reliable, resilient Direct Routing with simple provisioning and enhanced call control features. All provided at a competitive price, as a complete cloud solution.

Why would you want it?

Cost saving

Significant cost saving per user when compared to Microsoft’s calling plans.

Complete Cloud Solution

Cloud-based solution with no expensive initial outlay as there’s no need for traditional hardware.

Never miss a call

Tailored business continuity with network and number level resilience to keep your business working.

Work from anywhere

Allows for remote and flexible working, whilst remaining fully collaborative.

Number porting

Keep the same geographical number, wherever you are.


Over 1000% growth in a year

Microsoft Teams

Pod Direct Routing - the key benefits

  • Maximise your existing Microsoft / Office 365 license cost 
  • Retain all of your existing business phone numbers
  • Cost saving as calling plans are generally cheaper
  • Class leading Operability & Observability – full TEAMS visibility, performance, threshold based alarming & capacity
  • Pure cloud solution, no expensive outlay
  • Carrier class resilience and availability
  • Enables remote working
  • Fully scalable
  • Enables collaborative working
  • Runs on a UK Tier 2 network with unrivalled reliability
  • Future proof. Easy upgrade path available for other Pod features


Have a look at Pod Fusion
the only solution of its kind in the UK!

You can now use Pod for seamless communication with colleagues without leaving Microsoft Teams – the only solution in the UK, powered by Microsoft! Use the Pod Fusion App to make a Pod Client call from within the Microsoft Teams UI.

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