DAILY DIGESTVol. 15, No. 62                                      April 10, 1996


**  Before an entry denotes that the item is part of the
FCC's implementation of the 1996 Telecom Act.  While we
will attempt to flag all Telecom Act-related items, this
marking is unofficial and informational only.

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FCC REVISES AND CLARIFIES CERTAIN ASPECT OF
ORDER ISSUED REGARDING COMPATIBILITY
BETWEEN CABLE SYSTEMS AND CONSUMER
ELECTRONICS EQUIPMENT --(ET DOCKET NO. 93-7)
(Report No. DC 96-30, Action in Docket Case)
     The Commission has revised and clarified certain
aspects of its regulation for ensuring compatibility between
cable systems and consumer electronics equipment.
     Action by the Commission March 22, 1996, by
MO&O (FCC 96-129).
     News Media contact: Patricia A. Chew at (202)
418-0500. Office of Engineering and Technology contact:
Alan Stillwell at (202) 653-8162 and Robert Bromery at
(202) 653-7315. [Internet filename:nret6006.txt]

COMMON CARRIER BUREAU RELEASES COMMON
CARRIER COMPETITION REPORT (Report No. CC-96-
9, Common Carrier Action)
     For additional information, contact the Common
Carrier Bureau s Industry Analysis Division at (202) 418-
0940.  (Internet filename:nrcc6025.txt)

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**FEDERAL-STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL
SERVICE TO CONVENE AN OPEN MEETING AT 8:30
AM ON FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 1996 (CC DOCKET NO.
96-45) - Common Carrier Bureau Contact:  Mindy J.
Ginsburg (202) 418-1500; Accounting and Audits Division: 
Clara Kuehn (202) 418-0844 [DA 96-564]. 






TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG -
APRIL 9.

NETWORK SERVICES DIVISION, COMMON CARRIER
BUREAU - APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING:
Section 214 Applications

Report No. D-847 - MASS MEDIA BUREAU
MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE
APPLICATIONS

Report No. D-847-A - MASS MEDIA BUREAU
MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE
APPLICATIONS

Report No. DS-1619 - SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS
SERVICES INFORMATION

Report No. DS-1620 - SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS
SERVICES

Report No. 23713 - BROADCAST APPLICATIONS

Report No. 43713 - BROADCAST ACTIONS

Report No. 3571 - CABLE TELEVISION ACTIONS

Report No. 1182 - WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS
BUREAU PART 21 RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS - Week
of March 27 thru April 3, 1996

Report No. NCS-96-23-A - WIRELESS NARROWBAND
BRANCH INFORMATION

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IMPLEMENTATION OF SECTION 17 OF THE CABLE
TELEVISION CONSUMER PROTECTION AND
COMPETITION ACT OF 1992. See first item under "News
Releases."



PUBLIC SAFETY FACILITY.  Denied petition by the
South Florida Water Management District for declaratory
ruling that its 2 Ghz microwave network constitutes a
"Public Safety Facility."  (By MO&O [DA 96-505] adopted
April 2, 1996, by the Acting Chief, Wireless
Telecommunications Bureau)

MOBILE OIL TELECOM, LTD.  Granted petition for
reconsideration filed by Mobile to grant primary status to
Private Operation Fixed Microwave station - WNTG 997
and WNTZ 385. (By Order on Reconsideration [DA 96-
504] adopted April 2, 1996, by the Acting Chief, Wireless
Telecommunications Bureau)

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ADDENDA:  The following items released April 9 were not
listed on Digest 61:  

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CHANGES TO MEETING SCHEDULE OF WRC-97
ADVISORY COMMITTEE INFORMAL WORKING
GROUPS - For further information, contact Cecily C.
Holiday, Director of the FCC WRC-97 Preparatory Team,
at the International Bureau s Satellite and
Radiocommunications Division, (202) 418-0719, or consult
the WRC-97 Homepage
(http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/WWW/WRC9
7/wrc97.html).

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** FEDERAL-STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL
SERVICE.  Denied Rural Telephone Coalition s petition for
a grant of 50-page limit for comments and reply comments. 
(CC Docket No.  96-45 by Order [DA 96-557] adopted
April 9, 1996, by the Chief, Accounting and Audits
Division, Common Carrier Bureau) 
Corrected - AT&T CORP.  Granted applications filed for
authority to modify  its ownership of capacity in the
Columbus II, Americas-1, and SEA-ME-WE Cable
Systems. (By O&A [DA 96-515] adopted March 29, 1996,
by the Chief, Telecommunications Division, International
Bureau)

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   ** IMPLEMENTATION OF CABLE ACT REFORM
PROVISIONS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT
OF 1996.  Amended Commission rules relating to cable
television to conform to changes in the Communications
Act; proposed further rules to the extent necessary to
implement various provisions of the Telecom Act of 1996;
and established  interim rules to govern implementation of
this act pending adoption of final rules.  Comment date:
May 28, 1996; Reply comment date: June 28, 1996.   (CS
Docket No. 96-85 by Order & NPRM [FCC 96-154]
adopted April 5, 1996, By the Commission)