DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 148                                             August 9,1996

**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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BROADCAST STATION TOTALS AS OF JULY 31, 1996. MMB.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: August 9, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.AUGUST 8, 1996.

Report No: N-033-A. Released: August 9, 1996. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS.

Report No: 1089. Released: August 9, 1996. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATION; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.

Report No: 43800. Released: August 9, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Report No: LB- 96-41. Released: August 9, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVICE INFORMATION.

Report No: CL-96-61. Released: August 9, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATONS BUREAU COMMERICAL RADIO SERVICE INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6083.txt

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COMCAST CABLEVISION. GRANTED REQUEST BY STATION WFMZ-TV (CHANNEL 69) . ALLENTOWN, PA FOR MANDATORY CARRIAGE IN VARIOUS PENNSYLVANIA COMMUINITIES SERVED EITHER BY COMCAST CABLEVISION CORPORATION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY OR BY COMCAST CABLEVISION CORPORATION. Action by CHIEF, CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMPETITION DIVISION. Adopted: August 2, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1230). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961230.txt

TIME WARNER CABLE D/B/A CABLEVISION INDUSTRIES INC. DISMISSED COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST TIME WARNER CABLE D/B/A CABLEVISION INDUSTIES, INC. CONCERNING ITS CHARGES FOR CABLE PROGRAMMING SERVICE TIER IN VOLUSIA COUNTY FL, [Corrected]. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: August 2, 1996. (DA No. 96-1247). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961247.txt

SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. AUTHORIZED SPRINT TO ACQUIRE AND OPERATE FACILITIES FOR SERVICE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND ETHIOPIA,. Adopted: July 31, 1996. by OA&C. (DA No. 96-1254). IB

ROSALIA, KS. DISMISSED PETITION PROPOSING THE ALLOTMENT OF CHANNEL 243 TO ROSALIA, KS AS ITS FIRST BROADCAST SERVICE. Dkt No.: 96-81. Adopted: February 8, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1227). MMB

WEAVERVILLE, CA. PROPOSED ALLOTTING FM CHANNEL 299A TO WEAVERVILLE, CA. COMMENTS ARE DUE SEPTEMBER 30, REPLIES DUE OCTOBER 15. Dkt No.: 96-168. Adopted: August 2, 1996. by NPRM. (DA No. 96-1225). MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 8, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 147:

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NEWS RELEASES

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**COMMISSION IMPLEMENTS DIALING PARITY, NONDISCRIMINATORY ACCESS, NETWORK DISCLOSURE, AND NUMBER ADMINISTRATION PROVISIONS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996. Report No: DC 96-82. Action by: the FCC. Adopted: August 8, 1996. Dkt No.: CC- 96-98, CC- 95-185, CC- 92-237. (FCC No. 96-333) CCB Contact: Kent Nilsson or Lisa Boehley at (202) 418-2320. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1996/nrcc6054.txt

FCC ADOPTS NEW CHILDREN 'S TV RULES. The Commission today adopted new rules to strengthen its enforcement. Report No: DC 96-81. Dkt No.: MM- 93-48. (FCC No. 96-335) News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. MMB Contact: Renee Licht 202-418-2600 OR Charles Lovan, Jane Gross or Kim Matthews at 202 418-2130. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Chong/separate_statements/chkidvid.txt

PRESS STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER RACHELLE CHONG ON CHILDREN'S TELEVISION PROGRAMMING. OMD. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1996/nrmc6065.txt

PRESS STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER SUSAN NESS CONCERNING ADOPTION OF CHILDREN'S TELEVISION RULES. OMD. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1996/nrmc6065.txt

PUBLIC SAFETY WIRELESS ADVISORY COMMITTE REQUESTS COMMENTS ON DRAFT REPORT- COMMENTS ON DRAFT FINA L REPORT ARE DUE BY 5:00 PM, FRIDAY AUTST 16, 1996. OMD Contact: Deborah Behlin or Christina Gavin at 202 418-0680. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1996/nrmc6066.txt

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PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES - ERRATUM TO R&O. Released July 3, 1996, CC Docket No. 87-124 in the matter of access to telecommunications equipment and services by persons with disabilties. (FCC No. 96-285). (DA No. 96-1243). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/da961243.txt

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LOCAL COMPETITION PROVISIONS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996. See fifth item under Addenda "News Releases.". CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/fcc96333.txt

INTERCONNECTION BETWEEN LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS AND COMMERCIAL MOBILE RADO SEVICE PROVIDERS . Dkt No.: 96-98, 95-185. by R&O. (FCC No. 96-325). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/fcc96325.pdf

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LOCAL COMPETITION PROVISIONS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996. Dkt No.: 96-98, 95-185, 96-98. Adopted: August 8, 1996. by 2nd R&O and MO&O. (FCC No. 96-333). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/fcc96333.txt

TELE-COMMUNICATIONS INC. GRANTED TELE COMMUNICATIONS A ONE-TIME WAIVER OF OUR RULES THAT REQUIRE AT LEAST TWELEVE MONTHS BETWEEN FCC FORM 1240 RATE ADJUSTMENTS AND A ONE-TIME WAIVER ALLOWING TELE-COMMUNICATIONS , INCL TO MODIFY ITS APPROVAL ANNNUAL ADJUSTMENT FORM. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 8, 1986. (DA No. 96-1278). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961278.txt

ALLOTMENT ORDERS. DELETED SECTION 1.420(F) OF THE COMMISSIONS RULES WHICH FOR RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS TO AMEND FMO OR TV TABLE OF ALLOTMENTS, PROVIDES FOR AN AUTOMATIC STAY, UPON THE FILING OF A PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ANY COMMISSION ORDER MODIFYING AN AUTHORIZATION TO SPECIFY OPERATION ON A DIFFERENT FM OR TV CHANNEL , THEREBY REMOVING AN INCENTIVE FOR THE FILING OF PETITION FOR REFCONSIDERATION THAT ARE LARGELY WITHOUT MERIT. Dkt No.: MM- 95-110. Adopted: July 5, 1996. by R&O. (FCC No. 96-301). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96301.txt

CHILDREN'S TELEVISION PROGRAMMING. The Commission today adopted new rules to strengthen its enforcement. MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96335.txt