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US to be first country to reach 50% smart speaker ownership threshold - research

Wednesday 24 April 2019 | 12:17 CET | News
The majority of US homes will have smart speakers by end-2020, according to new research from Strategy Analytics. The 50 percent threshold will be reached in late-2020, with the US being the first county worldwide to reach this level of smart speaker ownership.

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