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Eero launches new power-over-ethernet devices for home and business

The new hardware line brings Eero's mesh Wi-Fi system to small business owners.
Written by Jason Stauffer, Staff Writer
Reviewed by Emery Wright
eero PoE 6 device
Image: Amazon

Today, the Amazon-owned Eero announced the release of two new power-over-ethernet devices, the Eero PoE 6 and Eero PoE Gateway

The Eero PoE 6 is a dual-band Wi-Fi 6 access point with up to 2,000 square feet of coverage for up to 100 devices and support for speeds of up to 1.5 Gbps. The Eero Gateway is a wired gateway with eight 2.5 gigabit ports and two 10 gigabit ports.

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Both devices will be available in the US and Canada in early 2023. Here are the prices:



Eero PoE 6

$299.99/$399.99 CAD

Eero PoE Gateway

$649.99/$859.99 CAD

eero PoE Gateway
Courtesy of Amazon

If you want to get in on the action early, authorized installers will get access to the Eero PoE 6 device in October. Along with new hardware, Eero is also rolling out two new services: Eero for Pro Installers and Eero for Business. 

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Eero for Pro Installers aims to make setting up and servicing a customer's Wi-Fi network easier. This service is a 5-year license included in your purchase of either an Eero PoE 6 or Eero PoE Gateway at no additional cost. You'll also get access to Eero Insight features, which allows an installer to monitor the network remotely and even transfer networks to customers. 

The Eero for Business service is designed for small businesses that may not have the resources to afford dedicated in-house technical support. Eero Business aims to make launching and maintaining professional-grade Wi-Fi networks easier. With Eero for Business, you'll be able to set up separate networks (guest, employee, etc.) and even create customized welcome screens for guests. 

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An annual license will cost $299 and include Eero Insight and Eero Secure for Business. This service is scheduled for launch in early 2023 in the US and UK.

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