News of Note—Intel, Arris, Helium and more

news of note

Here are some of the stories we’re following today:

> Intel reportedly has axed the division that worked on health wearables, including fitness trackers. CNBC article

> Arris International landed a deal to supply a hosted version of its carrier-class service provider Wi-Fi platform to Mediacom Communications. Multichannel News article

> Helium announced the launch of its latest product suite, a low-power, long-range solution for IoT devices. BetaNews article

> Bluetooth now supports mesh networking, enabling many-to-many device communications. Bluetooth blog post

> French telecom regulator Arcep has launched a public consultation on the planned allocation of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band for fixed wireless services in areas currently not scheduled to benefit from fiber-to-the-premises investment. TeleGeography article

> Strategy Analytics pegs the high-resolution LiDAR market at $1.6 billion by 2024. Release