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Echo Dot, with Amazon Alexa, Black, Night Stand. Photo by: Amazon.com, Inc.
Echo Dot, with Amazon Alexa, Black, Night Stand. Photo by: Amazon.com, Inc.

Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Amazon Tap can now connect with Wally and Hopper Receivers with DISH TV

DISH TV has partnered with Amazon Inc. to bring customers hands-free television.

The new voice-based service will allow users to vocally command their television with Amazon Alexa.

It is important to note that users with DISH TV will first need a Wally or Hopper receiver. Second, they will need to have one of the Amazon devices including: Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Amazon Tap. Currently, these devices have compatibility with one another.

Business Wire reported:

The latest update will work on live DISH TV content, recorded, on-demand titles, as well as Netflix’s selection of TV shows and movies. Below are examples of spoken commands currently available.

  • “Alexa, change channel to ESPN”
  • “Alexa, tune to channel 130”
  • “Alexa, go to the History Channel”
  • “Alexa, find the Big Bang Theory”
  • “Alexa, search for Game of Thrones”
  • “Alexa, show me Tom Hanks movies”
  • “Alexa, search for comedies”
  • “Alexa, play This is Us”
  • “Alexa, skip forward”
  • “Alexa, rewind 30 seconds”
  • “Alexa, pause”
  • “Alexa, resume”

Watch additional features available with Amazon Alexa on YouTube, and stay connected with DISH TV on social media for updates.

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