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Better late than never smart speaker sees DT drown out Djingo

It’s been a long time coming, but Deutsche Telekom has finally launched its smart speaker. Billing it as the first European smart speaker, the operator will be offering it for €150, or a lease of €5 a month. Integrated into its smart home and media offerings, the speaker is joining a very competitive market, and will test the appeal of the joined-up experience over the off-the-shelf approach. Something that is much more notable is also rather low down in the billing. The smart speaker will support Amazon Alexa as a “second voice service,” which does not bode well for the AI platform that Orange and DT have been jointly developing for their own devices. Orange launched its Djingo device about…

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