Teams common area phones are typically placed in an area like a lobby or another area that is available to many people to make a call: a reception area, lobby, or conference phone. Common area phones are signed in with accounts tied to a Microsoft Teams Shared Devices license which costs USD8.00 per month.
This article provides an overview of how to deploy and configure Teams phone devices as common area phones for shared spaces. Many of the Teams voice deployment steps were already covered in a previous blog post and here we will use the existing tenant dial plan and voice routing policy. Number assignment will be done using a new cmdlet that were introduced recently. Once complete the phone will be able to display a dialpad and make and receive PSTN calls via direct routing