While we usually prefer to set up our own routers, the reality is that for various reasons a lot of people end up sticking with wireless networking hardware that comes from their internet service provider. If that’s the case, then at least now more people will have access to Eero’s mesh networking setup, as the Amazon-owned company has set up Eero for Service Providers.
eero 6 extender
The company has partnered with ISPs in the past, like Sonic in 2018, but this streamlined offering wraps up the new WiFi 6-equipped Eero 6 routers with back end management software to help tech support keep everything connected. For further upsell possibilities it can also include the Eero Secure subscription that brings in ad blocking, malware protection and other forms of security-related filtering.
They’re not the only ones going this route — see Comcast and Plume’s partnership for xFi Pod extenders — but
The industry-first DOCSIS 3.1 modem combined with WiFi 6 mesh delivers ultra-fast multigigabit internet throughout your home
NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR), the leading provider of mesh WiFi systems that power today’s smart homes and small businesses, is introducing the industry-first WiFi 6 mesh system with built-in multigigabit modem – the Orbi™ WiFi 6 Tri-band Mesh System with DOCSIS®3.1 Built-in Cable Modem (CBK752). This new Orbi Mesh System is designed to provide the best performance cable internet and WiFi in a single package.
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The NETGEAR Orbi™ Tri-band WiFi 6 Mesh System with Built-in DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem (CBK752) which includes a router and a satellite is now available in the US from NETGEAR.com for an MSRP of $599.99 USD. (Photo: NETGEAR)
Data Over Cable Service Interface Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) 3.1 is the latest technology standard being rolled out by