• Amazon enters the home Wi-Fi business by acquiring eero - but why?

    6 monthes ago - By Beta News

    Jeff Bezos may have his hands full with a pending divorce and alleged blackmail, but that is not going to slow Amazon down. Today, the popular retailer and Echo-maker announces a very intriguing acquisition. Surprisingly, Amazon will be buying "eero." Not familiar with that company? That's not surprising. While eero is fairly popular with in-the-know consumers, it is not exactly a household name. Just know eero makes well-received mesh systems - essentially a router and a series of access points that work together for superior coverage. But really, the company Amazon is acquiring isn't...
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  • Amazon is buying mesh router company eero to dominate your smart home

    Amazon is buying mesh router company eero to dominate your smart home

    6 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    Amazon announced today that it's buying eero, a popular mesh router start-up that has made easy-to-setup whole home Wi-Fi without dead zones. It's a move that "helps customers better connect to smart home devices," according to Amazon's press release, but really, it's another way to counter Google's smart home initiatives, one of the only ones Amazon didn't have an answer for in 2019. Eero became one of the first companies to sell simple mesh routers in 2016, with identical routers hubs and beacons that could blanket Wi-Fi throughout a home. Later that same year, Google launched Google...
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  • Amazon Acquires Another Piece Of The Smart Home Puzzle: eero

    6 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Amazon announced today that it is purchasing eero, one of the pioneers in the mesh WiFi universe right now. Amazon has not announced how much it is paying for eero, or any of the other details of this deal, other than the fact that it is making this purchase. However, Amazon did mention that it is purchasing eero to make it easier to connect smart home products.
    The purchase of eero goes right in-line with its recent purchase of Ring, about a year ago. Ring is known for its smart video doorbells and has now expanded into making regular security cameras for your home. Amazon also already...
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  • Amazon is buying popular mesh Wi-Fi company Eero

    Amazon is buying popular mesh Wi-Fi company Eero

    6 monthes ago - By iMore

    It's currently unclear how much Amazon's paying for Eero.
    Mesh Wi-Fi networks are essential if you want good wireless coverage in a larger home/apartment, and while the market for these routers is huge, Eero has managed to stick out as one of the best options out there. As of February 11, 2019, it's confirmed that Amazon is buying the company.
    In a press release issued by Amazon, Senior Vice President of Amazon Devices and Services, Dave Limp, said:
    We are incredibly impressed with the eero team and how quickly they invented a WiFi solution that makes connected devices just work. We have a...
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  • Amazon acquires Wi-Fi mesh network startup Eero

    Amazon acquires Wi-Fi mesh network startup Eero

    6 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    Seattle retail giant Amazon today announced that it has acquired mesh Wi-Fi networking startup Eero for an undisclosed price.
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  • Amazon Acquires Mesh WiFi Maker Eero

    Amazon Acquires Mesh WiFi Maker Eero

    6 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    Amazon today announced that it is acquiring eero, a company known for its mesh Wi-Fi systems.
    eero makes a range of easy-to-use and somewhat affordable mesh Wi-Fi systems, designed to extend Wi-Fi signal across a person's entire home, putting an end to areas with weak signal.
    There are no details on the purchase price, but Amazon says that it is acquiring eero to "help customers better connect smart home devices." "We are incredibly impressed with the eero team and how quickly they invented a WiFi solution that makes connected devices just work," said Dave Limp, SVP of Amazon Devices and...
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  • Amazon acquires mesh router company eero to further expand its smart home efforts

    Amazon acquires mesh router company eero to further expand its smart home efforts

    6 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    Amazon has today acquired the popular mesh router company eero. Amazon announced in a press release that the acquisition will “help customers better connect smart home devices.” more...
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