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Amazon to buy wi-fi startup eero

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has signed an agreement to buy eero, a startup company that makes home routers, to help customers better connect smart home devices.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. (https://reut.rs/2tg7Qur)

Eero, was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in San-Francisco. It has raised $90 million from First Round Capital, Menlo Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Initialized Capital, Homebrew Ventures and others, according to a TechCrunch report https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/03/wi-fi-startup-eero-lays-off-30-employees.


(Reporting by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)