Amazon swoops up mesh Wi-Fi maker Eero as its smart home ambitions grow

As Amazon continues to flesh out its smart home division (and put Alexa in nearly everything), the company has decided to purchase mesh Wi-Fi company Eero. The savvy acquisition allows the company to potentially broaden its already large connected footprint within customers’ homes.

Eero was one of the first companies to usher in mesh Wi-Fi for consumers and is among the chief competitors to Google Wifi. The main benefits of a smart mesh system (in which users put multiple physical nodes around their home) are better coverage and reliability.

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Amazon swoops up mesh Wi-Fi maker Eero as its smart home ambitions grow was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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