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Skype for Business, WiFi Compatible Phones
Are there any devices that can connect to campus wireless for use with the Skype for Business system?
At present there are
no stand-alone Skype for Business certified/compatible phones that support WiFi that would be
approved or fully compatible for use on campus. We keep looking for
solutions and will announce them if more phones become approved. Some of
the issues would be E911 compatibility with our campus E911 system and
the current state of wireless on campus (lack of enough coverage and
A good alternative would be to use a cell/mobile phone with the Skype for Business client for Android or iOS. This works because it allows calling out using WiFi or cellular data, and meets E911 requirements because it forces 911 calls to go out the cellular connection.
Instructions for installing the Skype for Business for Android client can be found at:
Instructions for installing the Skype for Business for iOS client can be found at: