Viacom18 introduces Voot skill on Amazon Alexa for Echo devices

MUMBAI: Viacom18-owned video streaming platform Voot has now introduced the all-new Voot skill on Alexa for Amazon’s range of Echo devices with screen – the Amazon Echo Show, New Amazon Echo Show 8 and Amazon Echo Show 5.

Enhancing discoverability and convenience, users can now activate and enable the skill on any Amazon Echo Show smart speaker with simple voice commands. So now an Asli Fan of Bigg Boss on Voot only needs to say “Alexa, watch Bigg Boss on Voot” to enjoy the national phenomenon.

Elaborating on this new initiative, Voot Head – AVOD Business Akash Banerji said “At Voot, we have been committed to creating highly interactive and engaging experiences for our users. We’re constantly driven to exceed our efforts beyond industry standards and benchmarks set by ourselves. We have wide-ranging, language-agnostic content like Bigg Boss Hindi, Feet Up with the Stars, Silsila, Bigg Boss Kannada, Bigg Boss Marathi, Kodeeswari Tamil and many more; and now the all-new Voot skill on Amazon Alexa allows us to make it easier and more convenient for our customers to access their favourite content, in a highly technology forward and futuristic environment.”

Amazon India Country Manager, Alexa Skills and Voice Services Dilip RS said, “Entertainment is one of the most popular categories on Alexa and we’re very excited that the Voot Alexa skill is now available for customers. Voot is extremely popular for some of their flagship shows such as Bigg Boss, Feet up with the stars and a host of regional content. With the new Voot skill, customers are just an utterance away from enjoying their favorite shows, giving them even more choices for engaging content.”

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