Apple has removed from production and stopped selling routers AirPort

Back in April, the routers, AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule were removed from production, and now the manufacturer has stopped selling them.

Back in April, the routers, AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule were removed from production, and now the manufacturer has stopped selling them.

Back in April we wrote about the fact that Apple still decided to leave the market Wi-Fi routers and ceased production of a line of routers AirPort, which includes the base station, Express or Extreme router with a built-in hard drive to backup Time Capsule. All this time the company sold the stocks of the device, and now reports that the sale of the discontinued.
Something left

AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule has disappeared from the online and offline Apple stores. But since routers are not particularly popular, to find something else: for example, the remaining inventory from third-party sellers or refurbished model on the official website.

Why closed?

The AirPort line was released in late 1999 when any wireless device was a luxury. But with the advent of “civilization” the Apple routers were not very popular. The last major update came out 5 years ago, and a year and a half ago, it was disbanded unit dedicated to the development of AirPort.

Despite this, Apple continues to maintain a model AirPort. For example, this year they received the update, and with it support for AirPlay and HomeKit 2.

Source: 9to5mac