Google is now offering its Google Meets Premium for free as the company looks to promote connection and help businesses who now rely on video meetings more than ever.
As of this month, Google Meet is hosting 3 billion minutes of video meetings and adding roughly 3 million new users every day. And as of last week, Meet’s daily meeting participants surpassed 100 million.
Now the platform is offering its services for free, rolling out over the next coming weeks. Starting in early May, anyone with an email address can sign up for Meet and enjoy many of the same features available to business and education users, such as simple scheduling and screen sharing, real-time captions, and layouts that adapt to your preference, including an expanded tiled view.
“It’s important that everyone who uses Meet has a secure and reliable experience from the start, so beginning next week, we’ll be gradually expanding its availability to more and more people over the following weeks. This means you might not be able to create meetings at meet.google.com right away, but you can sign up to be notified when it’s available,” said the company in the statement.