Dutch RTL Nieuws is preparing itself for the arrival of smart speakers to bring news updates, sports updates and ‘gossip updates’.
US platform Dish has debuted its new integration with the Google Assistant for hands-free control.
German cable operator Unitymedia will introduce the next generation of multimedia home gateway Horizon in the next 12 to 18 months, according to Chief Commercial Officer Christian Hindennach.
Amazon has announced Fire TV Cube, a hands-free 4K Ultra HD streaming media player with Alexa, allowing you to control the TV set from across the room.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will launch its multimedia platform Sky Q in Germany and Austria in May 2018.
Sky is adding further personalisation to its Sky Q box this month.
EE TV has become the first operator in the UK to support Alexa voice control.