Amazon launches Alexa in Canada with Echo devices, Prime Music

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If the promotion wasn't enough, Amazon is selling the TP-Link Plug for just £9.99 (usually £29.99) when bought with any Echo device. "The combination of music and natural language voice controls with Alexa, paired with playlists and stations developed uniquely for our customers, further highlights the value of Amazon Prime membership".

Amazon Echo Dot is a smaller device, which you can add to any room and also pair with additional speakers via Bluetooth or a stereo cable, available in black and white.

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"BMO has a long track record of introducing innovative product offerings to the market, and we are thrilled to be among the first to welcome Amazon Alexa to Canada and bring the BMO skill to our customers", said Cameron Fowler, President, North American Personal and Business Banking, BMO Financial Group. "The BMO skill will help customers evolve their financial lives to fit more seamlessly into their everyday life, through the technologies they are already using".

Amazon has announced that it's finally launching its voice-controlled Echo speakers in Canada. The BMO skill can be enabled through Alexa by simply saying "Alexa, enable BMO skill", or through the Alexa app on iOS and Android. The Echo Plus is $169.99, down from $199.99 CAD, and the Echo Dot is $49.99, down from $69.99.

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Amazon expects 10,000 skills to be available to Canadian users this year, "including skills from Air Canada, TD Bank, TELUS, CBC, The Weather Network, Bank of Montreal, Manulife, Aviva, Yellow Pages, and more". The devices are open for pre-orders and will be available at Best Buy, The Source, Staples, Telus, Bell, Bed Bath & Beyond, and TSC: Today's Shopping Choice.

Amazon also said its Prime Music streaming service is now available to Prime members in Canada. Let us know what you're going to jump on.

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