Amazon Sidewalk will be activated on compatible devices June 8th 2021

Amazon Sidewalk is Amazon’s new neighborhood IoT network that will be enabled by default on all compatible devices starting June 8, 2021.   These devices include Echo home assistants, Ring cameras, etc.   Sidewalk uses a small portion of wireless bandwidth and can be deactivated from the Alexa app in order to not share Wi-Fi connections with other Amazon devices in the neighborhood.