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Amazon chomps down eero mesh WiFi – lines up data dessert feast

Amazon is coming for one of the most eagerly tracked industries on the Faultline Online Reporter radar, the mesh WiFi market, acquiring start-up eero in what is quickly becoming a consolidated environment. With war waging in the smart home space, where WiFi will continue to play a significant role, it begs the question of why one of the major US operators didn’t acquire mesh pioneer AirTies years back, or indeed a smaller player like eero. Eero burst onto the scene some four years ago to flattering reviews when the idea of nodes connecting to other nodes through a mesh configuration – rather than connecting back to the home gateway – was beginning to gain serious traction, far gone from when…

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