News of Note—History Channel delivers short-form video to Xumo

News of note
Verizon quickly rejected a proposal by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to use San Jose’s approach to small cells as a template. (Pixabay)

Here is some of the other news we've been tracking today:

> The History Channel is adding some select short-form video content to ad-supported streaming TV service Xumo. History’s shows are now viewable on channel 350. FierceVideo article

> Public Media Company is partnering with Michigan State University to use WKAR as an experimental ATSC 3.0 next-generation TV broadcasting station. FierceVideo article

> Verizon quickly rejected a proposal by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to use San Jose’s approach to small cells as a template for similar deployments in other cities. FierceWireless article

> Critics of the Sinclair-Tribune merger continue to try to get FCC chair Ajit Pai to delay a decision on the deal until a federal appeals court rules on the UHF discount that made the combination possible. Multichannel News article