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Solving WiFi with eero

One of the first things my wife and I agreed on when deciding to buy a new house was that it must eventually have “kick ass WiFi.” I have been using a new eero Pro 2nd Generation system for the last two weeks and can finally say, after nearly three years in our new home, that we have  kick ass WiFi! The road to finally solving the WiFi problem in our brick, lathe, and plaster-filled home was a long one – and ultimately wound up being fairly expensive. We started initially with the Quantum Gateway that came with our Verizon FiOS service. While this wireless access point was surprisingly powerful, we found it just  could not penetrate all of our walls  and blanket the main floor, basement, and second floor in the fast WiFi we wanted. Next! AirPort Extreme Apple’s AirPort Extreme access points were an obvious second choice. We’re an all Apple household and, while the pricing was quite high, we figured integrating three of these would ensure each floor was properly covered. This