The Microsoft licence pricing and subscription model are changing



Offer: Annual subscription plan at a lower price


Get the best deal now: upgrade your Microsoft 365 licence to an annual subscription. If you upgrade your subscription plan by 21 February 2022, you get a discount of approximately 4%* off your current licence price. The discounted price will be valid for 12 months.

Log in to OmaElisa for companies and choose the form "365-tilauksen muutospyyntö". You can update your Microsoft licence to an annual subscription plan by filling in the form:


*The discount is not applicable to the following licences: Microsoft Intune, Intune Device, Enterprise Mobility & Security (EMS) E3 ja E5, M365 E5 Compliance, M365 E5 Security addonit, Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 1 & 2, Windows 365 or bundles of more than 2,400 licences.

Changes as of 1 March 2022


*On 1 March 2022, the change will affect these licences:

  • Microsoft 365 Business Basic
  • Microsoft 365 Business Premium
  • Microsoft 365 E3
  • Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance
  • Office 365 E1
  • Office 365 E3
  • Office 365 E5
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Intune Device
  • Enterprise Mobility + Security E3
  • Enterprise Mobility + Security E5

Changes as of 1 July 2022


On 1 July 2022, the change will affect all Microsoft 365 licences, including:

  • Microsoft 365
  • Office 365
  • Dynamics 365
  • Power Platform
  • Windows 365

Q&A

What is Microsoft going to change?

  • The daily licensing model will be discontinued on 1 March 2022. Going forward, the licences will be provided on a continuous monthly subscription or an annual subscription (12 months).
  • The monthly subscriptions will be 20% more expensive than the annual ones starting from 1 July 2022.
  • The new licence prices will come into effect progressively during 2022. On 1 March 2022, the pricing of monthly and annual subscriptions will change on some of the licences*. On 1 July 2022, the prices of the monthly subscriptions on all Microsoft 365 licences will increase.
 
*Applies to Microsoft 365 Business Basic, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, Microsoft 365 E3, Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance, Office 365 E1, Office 365 E3, Office 365 E5, Microsoft Intune, Intune Device, Enterprise Mobility + Security E3 ja Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 licences

Why are the Microsoft licence prices increasing?

Microsoft is making changes in the purchasing model and the licences that are purchased through their partners. The licence change will be applied globally.

Which licences does the change apply to?

The price changes as of 1 March 2022 apply to the following licences:

  • Microsoft 365 Business Basic
  • Microsoft 365 Business Premium
  • Microsoft 365 E3
  • Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance
  • Office 365 E1
  • Office 365 E3
  • Office 365 E5
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Intune Device
  • Enterprise Mobility + Security E3
  • Enterprise Mobility + Security E5

The price changes as of 1 July 2022 apply to:

  • All Microsoft 365 licences, like Microsoft 365, Office 365, Windows 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform licences.

Where can I see which licence I currently have?

  • You can see your license details on your Elisa invoice or as an administrator in the Microsoft 365 admin center (https://admin.microsoft.com) under Admin - Billing - Your Products.

M365 portal - your products

When will the price change come into effect?

Changes on 1 March 2022
The prices of both monthly and annual subscriptions will increase on the following licences:

  • Microsoft 365 Business Basic
  • Microsoft 365 Business Premium
  • Microsoft 365 E3
  • Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance
  • Office 365 E1
  • Office 365 E3
  • Office 365 E5
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Intune Device
  • Enterprise Mobility + Security E3
  • Enterprise Mobility + Security E5

Changes on 1 July 2022
The prices of all the monthly subscriptions will increase by 20% (including, among others, Microsoft 365, Office 365, Windows 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform licences).

How can I avoid the price increase?

Upgrade your Microsoft licence to an annual subscription by 21 February 2022 and avoid the price increase for the following 12 months. Additionally, you get a discount of approximately 4%* off your current licence price when you upgrade to an annual subscription plan by 21 February 2022.

You can easily update your subscription plan in OmaElisa for companies. Click on the “Update subscription plan” button to log in to OmaElisa for companies. On the "Other orders" page of OmaElisa, select the form "365-tilauksen muutospyyntö" and update your subscription to a 12-month contract.

Good to notice:
  • To update your contract, you will need your company Business ID and the contract number of your 365 subscription, which can start with SUB or LP. You can find the 365 contract number on your Elisa's invoice.
  • When you update your license to a 12-month contract, you will have the same licenses and prices for the next 12 months. After 12 months, your licence contract will be automatically renewed for the next 12 months unless you cancel or change your contract before the renewal date.


If you do not have credentials to OmaElisa for companies yet, you can create them here.

*The discount is not applicable to the following licences: Microsoft Intune, Intune Device, Enterprise Mobility & Security (EMS) E3 ja E5, M365 E5 Compliance, M365 E5 Security addonit, Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 1 & 2, Windows 365 or bundles of more than 2,400 licences.

How can I update my subscription plan?

You can easily update your subscription plan in OmaElisa for companies. Click on the “Update subscription plan” button to log in to OmaElisa for companies. On the "Other orders" page of OmaElisa, select the form "365-tilauksen muutospyyntö" and update your subscription to a 12-month contract.

Good to notice:
  • To update your contract, you will need your company Business ID and the contract number of your 365 subscription, which can start with SUB or LP. You can find the 365 contract number on your Elisa's invoice.
  • When you update your license to a 12-month contract, you will have the same licenses and prices for the next 12 months. After 12 months, your licence contract will be automatically renewed for the next 12 months unless you cancel or change your contract before the renewal date.


If you do not have credentials to OmaElisa for companies yet, you can create them here.

What happens if I do not change my subscription plan?

If you do not inform Elisa about the subscription model to which you wish to migrate your Microsoft 365 licences by 21 February 2022, they will automatically be migrated to the monthly subscription model. In such an event, your licence prices will increase on 1 March 2022 if you have any of the following licences:

  • Microsoft 365 Business Basic
  • Microsoft 365 Business Premium
  • Microsoft 365 E3
  • Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance
  • Office 365 E1
  • Office 365 E3
  • Office 365 E5
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Intune Device
  • Enterprise Mobility + Security E3
  • Enterprise Mobility + Security E5

Please note: Your licence prices will additionally increase by 20% as of 1 July 2022 if you have any of the Microsoft 365, Office 365, Windows 365, Dynamics 365 or Power Platform licences with a monthly subscription.

How will invoicing be done going forward?

The invoicing for all licences will be done on a monthly basis (both in the monthly and the annual subscription plans).

Can the prices change in the middle of the subscription period?

  • If you choose the monthly subscription, the price can change over the year. You will be notified about a potential change in the price at least one month in advance.
  • If you update your plan to the annual subscription, the price will be the same during 12 months. At the time of renewing the licences before the start of the following subscription period, the prices are revised according to the Microsoft licence pricing valid at that moment.

Can I make changes to my licences in the middle of the subscription period?

  • If you have a monthly subscription, you can change the type and number of your licences on a monthly basis.
  • If you have an annual subscription, you can purchase new licences or upgrade your licences to higher versions in the middle of the year. The licences under the annual subscription plans are valid within a fixed term and cannot be cancelled within the 12-month subscription period. The subscription is renewed after 12 months from the start date. The subscription plan will be automatically renewed for another year if you do not cancel the subscription before the renewal date. You can check the renewal date of your contract as an administrator in the Microsoft 365 admin center (https://admin.microsoft.com/) under Admin - Billing - Your Products.

How can I create credentials to OmaElisa for companies?

You can create your credentials to OmaElisa for companies if you are an Elisa corporate customer and have the authority to sign for your company.

Create your credentials to OmaElisa for companies here.

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Update your plan by 21 February 2022!


Update your Microsoft licence to an annual subscription by 21 February 2022 and save approximately 4%* off your current licence price. You can avoid any price increases for the following 12 months at the same time.

Update your subscription plan in OmaElisa for companies

Log in to OmaElisa for companies and choose the form "365-tilauksen muutospyyntö".


*The discount is not applicable to the following licences: Microsoft Intune, Intune Device, Enterprise Mobility & Security (EMS) E3 ja E5, M365 E5 Compliance, M365 E5 Security addonit, Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 1 & 2, Windows 365 or bundles of more than 2,400 licences.


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