Google made it available to customers of G Suite and G Suite for Education in the month of March, and now they are expanding this to all companies, organizations, institutions and educators.
According to some reports, the latest Google Meet’s Premium Features can host larger groups. Up to 250 participants per call can be added, and it can also do Live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a domain.
In addition to this, Google Meet’s Premium feature also includes the option to record meetings which are held and then can be saved to Google Drive.
We’re now supporting 2M+ new users on Google Meet each day, and 100M students+educators on Google Classroom. To help businesses & schools stay connected, we’ve extended free access to advanced features of Meet to all @GSuite customers through Sep 30, 2020. https://t.co/RLveeT1D4z
— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) April 9, 2020
“Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen Google Meet — G Suite’s video conferencing solution — help millions of people stay connected, and more than 2 million new users are connecting on Google Meet every day, and they’re spending over 2 billion minutes together,” Google said in a statement.
Google Meet has seen a surge in usage fueled by lockdowns due to the coronavirus. Which is why Google is extending the availability of advanced Google Meet video-conferencing capabilities to all G Suite users.
Google Meet’s Premium Features is very helpful for those users who wish to have a reliable and secure video conferencing solution. Nowadays, millions of people are doing work from home to stay protected from COVID-19. So, this feature is and will benefit all the companies and institutions.
Google Meet is more secure, private and reliable than competing apps like Zoom.