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UKTV offers Amazon Fire TV voice-enabled search

Monday 27 November 2017 | 22:09 CET | News
UK broadcaster UKTV has announced the launch of voice-enabled universal search functionality on Amazon Fire TV. This allows viewers to find UKTV on-demand programming by speaking into their Fire TV stick with Alexa Voice remote or the new Amazon Fire TV. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Amazon / UKTV
Countries: United Kingdom
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