Eye on Amazon: Alexa Will Pay Your Bills

Amazon.com Inc.’s payments ambitions continue to manifest themselves with Monday’s announcement that Paymentus Corp. will enable bill payment and management via Amazon’s voice-controlled Alexa devices.

Charlotte, N.C.-based Paymentus said billers on the Paymentus Instant Payment Network will be able to offer consumers a way to link their utility accounts to Amazon devices equipped with Alexa, the e-retailer’s voice assistant. They will then be able to ask for information about their bills. Eventually, Amazon Pay will be enabled so consumers can pay their bills from participating utility companies via Alexa, or on the Web with the information stored in their Amazon accounts.

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Source: digitaltransactions.net