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Move Over Echo, Amazon to Acquire Alexa-Compatible Wi-Fi Mesh Router Company Eero

9 days ago   |   By Fortune

Amazon is acquiring home Wi-Fi network startup Eero , the two companies announced on Monday. San Francisco-based Eero was founded in 2014, emerging as one of several popular home mesh network solutions for consumers desperate for total wireless internet coverage in their homes , regardless of the space and layout.
We've got some big news. By joining the Amazon family, we're excited to learn from and work closely with a team that is defining the future of the home, accelerate our mission, and bring eero systems to customers around the globe.
- eero February 11, 2019
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Amazon is buying popular mesh Wi-Fi company Eero

Amazon is buying popular mesh Wi-Fi company Eero

10 days 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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