Cable & Telecom

Telus launches voice-controlled Home Assistant (with Google’s help)

VANCOUVER – Today, Telus Optik TV customers have the ability to control their entertainment experience using voice commands, at no extra cost, if they have a Google smart speaker or app, too.Optik TV customers with a Google Assistant-enabled speaker or Smart Display can pair to Telus Home Assistant to allow voice commands to change the channel, launch Netflix and other apps, search for their favourite shows, pause or simply turn off their digital box.Those without a Google Home device can enjoy the same hands-free voice control ability through the free Google Assistant app for smartphones.“Integrating Optik TV with the Google...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.