Amazon Pay users in India can now pay their utility, mobile and cable bills with Alexa
Amazon Pay users in India can now use voice command with Alexa to pay their utility, internet, mobile and satellite cable TV bills, the e-commerce giant said on Wednesday. This is the first time, the company said, it is pairing these functionalities with Amazon Pay in any market.
The e-commerce giant, which competes with Walmart’s Flipkart in India, said any Alexa-enabled device such as the Echo Dot smart speaker, the Fire TV Stick dongle or headphones from third-party vendors will support the aforementioned feature in India.
To be sure, Amazon has long allowed users in many markets to purchase items using voice command with Alexa. But this is the first time the American company is letting users pay their electricity, water, cooking gas, broadband and satellite TV bills with voice and Amazon Pay.
Amazon Pay is available in many markets, but the servi