DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 147                                             August 8,1996

**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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NEWS RELEASES

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**COMMISSION ADOPTS FINAL OPEN VIDEO SYSTEM RULES ENHANCING COMPETITION IN THE VIDEO MARKETPLACE - CS DOCKET NO. 96-46. The Commission has adopted a Third Report and Order and Second Order on Reconsideration generally reaffirming its rules for the operation of open video systems.. Report No: DC 96-80. by R&O. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: August 7, 1996. (FCC No. 96-334) News Media Contact: Morgan Broman (202) 418-2358. CSB Contact: Cable Services Bureaus Contacts: John Logan, Rick Chessen and Larry Walke at (202)418-7200.

FCC TO INCREASE PROCESSING FEES. The FCC has notified Congress of upcoming increases to the processing fees it charges applicants, licensees and permitees on September 12, 1996. For information on the Fee Collection Program contact: Regina Dorsey or Claudette Pride at (202) 418-1995. For general information contact: Martha Contee at (202) 418-0260 or TTY (202) 418-2555.. by Notice. Action by: the FCC. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1996/nrmc6063

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: August 8, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.August 7.

Released: August 8, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - NON-DOMINANT CARRIERS.August 7.

Report No: I-8195. Released: August 8, 1996. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATION ACTIONS TAKEN.

Report No: 43798. Released: August 8, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Report No: 23798, 23799. Released: August 8, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.

Released: August 8, 1996. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS NON-RESTRICTED PROCEEDINGS.

Released: August 8, 1996. FCC SCHEDULES THIRD AND FINAL MEETING OF ITS TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND HEALTH CARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE: FINAL REPORT TO BE ISSUED IN SEPTEMBER.Meeting is September 17 - Contact: OPA's Public Service Division at (202) 418-0260. Action by: the FCC.

Report No: 1198. Released: August 8, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU PART 21 RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS.Week of July 17 through July 24. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6005

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TEL-COM, INC. Granted TEL-COM's Petition for Revocation of the Certification of West Virginia Cable Television Advisory Board to regulate its Basic Cable Rates. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 29, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1213). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961213.txt

DYNAMIC CABLEVISION OF FLORIDA, LTD. Denied Dynamic's Petition for Revocation of the Certification of Metropolitan Dade County, Florida to regulate its Basic Cable Rates. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 30, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1218). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961218.txt

TIME WARNER CABLE D/B/A CABLEVISION INDUSTRIES, INC. Dismissed complaint filed against Time Warner Cable d/b/a Cablevision Industries, Inc., concerning its charges for cable programming service tier in Volusia County, FL. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance. Adopted: August 6, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1247). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961247.txt

TIME WARNER CABLE D/B/A CABLEVISION INDUSTRIES, INC. Dismissed complaint filed against Time Warner Cable d/b/a Cablevision Industries, Inc., concerning its charges for cable programming service tier in Volusia, FL. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: August 6, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1246). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961246.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 7, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 146:

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NEWS RELEASES

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**COMMISSION IMPLEMENTS GEOGRAPHIC RATE AVERAGING AND RATE INTEGRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996; RULES PROTECT LONG DISTANCE CUSTOMERS IN RURAL AND HIGH COST AREAS FROM PAYING MORE THAN THOSE IN URBAN AREAS. Report No: DC 96-79. by R&O. Action by: the Commission. Dkt No.: CC- 96-61. (FCC No. 96-331) News Media Contact: Mindy Ginsburg (202) 418-1500. CCB Contact: Common Carrier Bureau contacts: Sherille Ismail and Neil Fried at (202) 418-1520. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1996/nrcc6053.txt

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: August 7, 1996. SNET PETITIONS THE COMMISSION FOR EXPEDITED WAIVER OF PART 69 OF THE RULES - PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED.Comments are due Sept. 6, replies Sept. 23. (DA No. 96-1253). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1996/da961253.txt

Report No: 1268. Released: August 7, 1996. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: DS-1654. Released: August 7, 1996. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES.

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**CUSTOMER PROPRIETARY NETWORK INFORMATION (CPNI); ALARM MONITORING SERVICE PROVIDERS. Affirmed that customer authorization for a carrier to obtain access to its CPNI does not extend to any records concerning the occurrence of calls received by alarm monitoring service providers. Dkt No.: CC- 96-115. Action by the Commission. Adopted: August 6, 1996. by R&O. (FCC No. 96-329). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/fcc96329.txt

**COMMISSION IMPLEMENTS GEOGRAPHIC RATE AVERAGING AND RATE INTEGRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996; RULES PROTECT LONG DISTANCE CUSTOMERS IN RURAL AND HIGH-COST AREAS FROM PAYING MORE THAN THOSE IN URBAN AREAS. Dkt No.: CC- 96-61. by Order. (FCC No. 96-331). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/fcc96331

SCHEDULE OF APPLICATION FEES. Amended the Schedule of Application Fees. Dkt No.: Ge-n 86-28. Action by the Commission. Adopted: August 7, 1996. by Order. (FCC No. 96-332). OMD Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Orders/1996/fcc96332.txt