Teleconferencing involves connecting to two or more people through the telephone.
You can teleconference using your own telephone by using the CONF or CONF/TRN feature button.To use your own telephone
Your telephone has a CONF or CONF/TRN feature button. This allows you to add other parties to an existing conversation.
- Dial the first party
- To add others:
- Press the Conf or Conf/Trn key
- Listen for dial tone
- Dial the number of the third party
- Press the Conf or Conf/Trn key again
- All three parties are connected
- You can repeat this procedure to add up to 5 parties
To use an Audio Teleconferencing Unit
If you require more than one person to participate while in the same room on campus, you can arrange to teleconference using a two-way speaker phone device. Special audio teleconferencing units can be set up using existing active phone lines. Media Services has a limited number of audio teleconferencing units available for booking. Charges apply for delivery. Audio teleconferencing units can be booked by contacting the CCS Help Desk.
To connect numerous participants dialing in using individual phone lines you will need to use a Bridging service. Bridging services provide a central telephone number which meeting participants access from their phone using a passcode number. To arrange bridging services for an audio teleconference contact Telecom Services, ext. 7199. Charges apply.