DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 161                                            August 28,1996

**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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Released: August 28, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.August 27.

Report No: N-036-A. Released: August 28, 1996. COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS.

Report No: 3587. Released: August 28, 1996. CABLE SERVICES ACTION.

Report No: DS-1660. Released: August 28, 1996. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6104

Report No: DS-1659. Released: August 28, 1996. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION RE: SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6103

Report No: 43814. Released: August 28, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Report No: 23814. Released: August 28, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.

Report No: D-874-A. Released: August 28, 1996. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS.

Report No: D-874. Released: August 28, 1996. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: A-299A. Released: August 28, 1996. NON-COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF CUT-OFF DATE - ERRATUM.

Released: August 28, 1996. NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION COLLECTIONS BEING REVIEWED BY FCC FOR EXTENSION UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY 5 CFR 1320 AUTHORITY, COMMENTS REQUESTED.For more information call Dorothy Conway (202) 418-0217.

Report No: NCS-96-43. Released: August 28, 1996. WIRELESS NARROWBAND COMMERCIAL RADIO SERVICE INFORMATION RE: SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6095

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BOOTH AMERICAN COMPANY. Granted small system relief and found the cable operator's cable programming service tier to be not unreasonable in Blacksburg, Virginia and Montgomery, Virginia. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 19, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1325). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961325

CENCOM CABLE INCOME PARTNERS II, L.P. Denied request for small system relief for the cable operator's cable programming service tier in Jasper, Texas and Angleton, Texas. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 19, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1328). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961328

BOOTH AMERICAN COMPANY D/B/A SALEM CABLE TV. Granted small system relief and found the cable operator's cable programming service tier rate to be not unreasonable in teh City of Salem, Virginia and Roanoke County, Virginia. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: August 19, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1326). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961326

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 27, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 160:

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Released: August 27, 1996. FEDERAL-STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE OPEN MEETING - SEPTEMBER 13, 1996.The Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service will hold an opern meeting during which they will hear form panels of experts addressing universal service issues set forth in Section 254 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Contact: John Clark at (202) 530-6024.

Report No: 1900. Released: August 27, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU.

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 26, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 159:

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JOYNER MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC. Granted request for declaratory ruling and ruled that to the extent that Joyner Management regularly schedules and produces for broadcast bona fide news interviews on the "Tom Joyner Radio Program," the program is exempt from the equal opportunities provision of Section 315(a) of the Communications Act. (By Staff Ruling). Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: August 26, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1441). MMB