What is Whole Home WiFi?
Looking for greater internet connection and reliability throughout your entire home? Enhanced Whole Home WiFi is a mesh network that enables multiple WiFi routers (or eeros®) to work as a team, resulting in improved range, speed, and stability of your WiFi network.
WiFi so good, it practically sets itself up
From day one, the TrueMesh technology adapts to your usage and needs to maximize your connection. So you can get a reliable network throughout your home and outdoor space.
Control is in your hands
With the eero app, you have complete control in the palm of your hand.
Safe and secure WiFi
See your speeds and connected devices and check their data usage.
Gets better with time
Set schedules, create profiles for devices or shut the whole thing down.
Set up a guest network
Grant access to friends and family or share your home’s WiFi access while in your home.
Supersonic speeds up to 1200 Mbps
If you have multiple devices and users connected to the Internet at the same time, speeds up to 1200 Mbps will provide more total bandwidth, which will, in turn, result in a better overall experience for everyone in your house.
The eero app
Manage your entire home network in one place
Check your speed, connected devices, manage your internet usage and troubleshoot issues on your home’s network.
Keep your digital devices, personal information, and home network protected from online threats.
The eero app is designed to easily manage and view all the connected devices on your home network.
Diagnose & Fix
Check the status and health of your network at any time. Then, uncover and resolve issues to improve your WiFi experience.
Parental Controls & Guest Network
Create user profiles and assign specific devices to them. Set schedules, pause internet access, and apply specific content filters. Allow guests to join your home network in seconds while they visit.
Safeguard your wireless network
Safeguard your wireless network with eero Secure+. It provides advanced encryption and security with access to top-rated security apps.
- 1Password – Password manager
- Malwarebytes – Antivirus software
- Encrypt.me – VPN Protection
- DDNS – Dynamic DNS
Frequently asked questions
How does mesh WiFi work?
A mesh network is a WiFi system that uses multiple access points to provide your home with fast, reliable coverage on a single network.
What’s the difference between traditional and mesh networks?
For a traditional router, the most common way to extend a network’s coverage is to use a range extender. However, extenders rely on a single radio to both receive and transmit information. Think of it like a walkie-talkie — you can either listen or speak, but not both at once. Since data only has one path in or out, these extenders end up cutting bandwidth in half. Connecting more and more devices — phones, tablets, laptops, etc. — puts additional stress on that single radio, further affecting performance. Only a single range extender can be added to a router in any given direction. If your router’s located in a far corner of your home, it’s not possible to add multiple range extenders in a row to provide coverage to the other side.
How does a mesh network work?
A mesh network works by placing multiple wireless access points strategically throughout a space, so you and your devices are always close to one. It’s essentially like having multiple routers throughout your home, all working together to bring WiFi to every corner. You can add as many wireless access points as you need, and in any order. And, unlike a single router and a range extender that only transmit data in one direction, eeros allow data to make multiple “hops” to travel throughout your home.
How do I set up Whole Home WiFi?
With our Whole home WiFi powered by eero, the set up is easy. Simply download the eero
app before your technician arrives. eero devices plug into the modem in your home. The app will help determine where to place the eero devices within your home to get the ideal connection based on your home’s layout.
How many Whole Home WiFi devices do I need?
Every home is unique, and Whole Home WiFi powered by eero was designed to be flexible so that it can be a fit for any home. Generally, we recommend the number of eeros needed based on the number of bedrooms and/or floors in a home.
- Apartments and Small homes: Since 1-2 eeros are recommended per floor, in these home settings, a great fit would be up to 2 eeros.
- Most homes: If you have a home that has two or more floors, you will likely see best results from 2 or more eeros to deliver the best-connected home experience.
- Larger homes: If you have a larger home, meaning more than three floors, you may benefit most from 3 or more eeros, depending on square footage. Additional eeros are available to rent from Astound.
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Whole Home WiFi: Activation and installation not included. Up to $11.95 per month includes 1 eero base and 1 eero beacon/device. Each additional eero device beyond that is $5.00 per month, per device. © 2022 EERO LLC, SAN FRANCISCO, CA