The software update will make Alexa available to millions of customers with Fire TV devices already set-up in their home - without the need for any additional hardware.
If you own an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, you can have local news read to you by the voice of and the brain behind Amazon's smart-speaker platform, Alexa.
TV viewers will be able to speak to Alexa through a microphone built into the device's remote control.
Jorrit Van der Meulen, Vice President, Amazon Devices International says of the development: "This is a big day for Fire TV customers". There are a bunch of different apps available for the device including Netflix, BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, BBC News and BBC Sport, as well as Prime Video of course. It will roll out to customers over the coming weeks.
Amazon has created a free software update to bring Alexa voice control to all generations of Fire TV Stick as the company's latest model goes on sale.
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