DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 173                                         September 16,1996

**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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FCC'S TOLL-FREE INFORMATION SERVICE EXPANDED (ILLINOIS, MINNESOTA, MICHIGAN, OKLAHOMA, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND GEORGIA NOW HAVE SERVICE). Consumers in these states are now able to reach the FCC's National Call Center by calling 1-888-CALL FCC (1-888-225-5322).. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0500. CIB Contact: Marlene Jackson at (202) 418-1117 and Byron McCoy at (202) 418-1100. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1996/nrci5014.txt

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 16, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Sept. 13.

Released: September 16, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG -- INFORMATIONAL TARIFFS.Sept. 13.

Report No: 43826. Released: September 16, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Report No: 23826. Released: September 16, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.

Report No: 96-7. Released: September 16, 1996. FM TRANSLATOR-BOOSTER APPLICATIONS READY AND AVAILABLE FOR PROCESSING.

Report No: A-300A. Released: September 16, 1996. NON-COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF CUT-OFF DATE.

Released: September 16, 1996. NOTICE OF PROHIBITED PRESENTATION -- CELLWAVE TELEPHONE SERVICES, L.P.

Released: September 16, 1996. NOTICE OF PROHIBITED PRESENTATION -- GREAT WESTERN CELLULAR PARTNERSHIP.

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 13, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 172:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: TEL-39-A. Released: September 13, 1996. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING -- FORMAL SECTION 63.18.

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TEXTS

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**AMERICAN MOBILE SATELLITE CARRIERS SUBSIDIARY GROUP (AMSC). Granted AMSC a waiver pending further consideration of AMSC's petition seeking an extension of time to comply with the FCC rules regarding rate integration. Comments are due Oct. 4, replies Oct. 21. Dkt No.: CC- 96-61. Action by Bureau Chief, CCB. Adopted: September 12, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1538). CCB

COMMUNIVISION, INC. AND MSE CABLE SYSTEMS, INC. Granted the joint motion to rescind the City of Sterling Heights, Michigan ("the City")'s certification to regulate the rates of Cable Plus and to dismiss the petitions for reconsideration filed by MSE and CommuniVision; rescinded the certification of the City to regulate the basic cable rates of the systems formerly operated by CommuniVision and MSE and currently operated by Cable Plus; dismissed the petitions for reconsideration filed by CommuniVision and MSE. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. by Order. (DA No. 96-1526). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961526.txt

INTERFACE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC; DIGITAL BROADBAND APPLICATIONS CORP. AND RESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK OF MASSACHUSETTS, INC. CABLEVISION SYSTEMS CORP. The program access complaints filed by Interface Communications Group, Digital Broadband Applications and Residential Communications Network of Massachusetts are dismissed. Digital Broadband's request for status conference is dismissed as well. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 10, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1520). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961520.txt

ERRATUM. Corrected the File No. listed on the Order and Authorization in the matter of Facilicom International, L.L.C. [DA 96-1459] released August 30. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division, WTB. by Erratum. IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1996/da961459.txt

PCS 2000, L.P. BROADBAND PCS APPLICATION. Extended the time to file a reply in this proceeding to Sept. 13. Action by Chief, Commercial Wireless Division, WTB. Adopted: September 13, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1537). WTB

WESTERN PCS CORP./OREGON DEPT. OF REVENUE. Granted Oregon's request for an extension of time to file its reply comments in this proceeding. Oregon's reply comments are now due Sept. 30. Action by Chief, Commercial Wireless Division, WTB. Adopted: September 13, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1536). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1996/da961536.txt