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Dish activates Google Assistant on Hopper receivers; debuts new Google-branded voice remote

Wednesday 31 July 2019 | 20:47 CET | News
Dish began rolling out a software update on the company's Hopper family receivers that allows customers to access the Google Assistant via the Dish voice remote at no additional cost. Customers can use the Dish voice remote to ask the Assistant questions related to what they're watching, as well as receive weather updates, find nearby restaurants, view photos on the screen, control smart home devices and more. These new functionalities build on the Dish voice remote's existing ability to control the TV, including navigation, search and channel selection.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Google
Countries: United States
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