DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 175                                         September 18,1996

**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 RELEASES NEW TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERSHIP REPORT. CCB Contact: Alex Belinfante at (202) 418-0944. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1996/nrcc6060.txt

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU RELEASES FACT SHEET #2 REGARDING NATIONAL WIRELESS FACILITIES SITING POLICIES. News Media Contact: Kara Palamaras (202) 418-0654. WTB Contact: Mark Keam at (202) 418-0569.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 2154. Released: September 18, 1996. PETITIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND CLARIFICATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS.

Released: September 18, 1996. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU TO HOLD EX PARTE MEETINGS ON WIRELINE PORTION OF ENHANCED 911 RULE MAKING - INDUSTRY-WIDE PARTICIPATION EXPECTED.September 19 and 20; Room 856, 1919 M Street, NW, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm each day. (DA No. 96-1550). Contact: Gregory M. Cooke at (202) 418-2351 or Alan A. Thomas at (202) 418-2338.

Report No: 1274. Released: September 18, 1996. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: DS-1666. Released: September 18, 1996. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6114.txt

Report No: DS-1665. Released: September 18, 1996. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6113.txt

Released: September 18, 1996. ERRATUM.Public Notice 64642, Report No. A-196, released on August 16, 1996 is hereby corrected to show the Channel 30 for Davenport, Iowa, as a commercial channel.

Report No: 43828. Released: September 18, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Report No: 23828. Released: September 18, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.

Report No: NCS-96-47-A. Released: September 18, 1996. WIRELESS NARROWBAND BRANCH INFORMATION.

Report No: NCS-96-47. Released: September 18, 1996. WIRELESS NARROWBAND COMMERCIAL RADIO SERVICE INFORMATION.

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SPEECHES

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SEPTEMBER 17, 1996 SPEECH BY CHAIRMAN REED HUNDT AT THE ALEX BROWN AND CO. MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS '96 CONFERENCE, NEW YORK, "COMPETITION: WALKING THE WALK AND TALKING THE TALK". Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Hundt/spreh635.txt

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TEXTS

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AMERICABLE INTERNATIONAL ARIZONA, INC. Denied Petition for Reconsideration of Cable Services Bureau Order and Granted Petition for Revocation of the Certification of Mohave County, Arizona. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 13, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1542). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961542.txt

SPRINT CORPORATION. Granted request for declaratory ruling seeking approval for an increase in the foreign ownership of Sprint's capital stock from 28 to 35 percent. Action by Chief, International Bureau. Adopted: September 17, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1560). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1996/da961560.txt

INFOPET IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS, INC. Denied AVID's Application for Review of InfoPET Identification Systems, Inc. to operate certain animal tag reader systems and Denied Request for Stay. Action by the Commission. Adopted: September 9, 1996. by MO&O. (FCC No. 96-364). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96364.txt

ABRAHAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC., ABRAHAM TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, INC. Denied both applications for review in Tampa, FL, SMR proceeding.. Action by the Commission. Adopted: July 29, 1996. by MO&O. (FCC No. 96-324). MMB

GLOBAL CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Denied application for review challanging Global's SMR license application.. Action by the Commission. Adopted: July 29, 1996. by MO&O. (FCC No. 96-323). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1996/fcc96323.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 17, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 174:

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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC DENIES MOTIONS FOR STAY OF ITS INTERCONNECTION RULES. Action in Docket Case.. Report No: 96-88. Action by: the Commission. Dkt No.: CC- 96-98, CC- 95-185. (FCC No. 96-378) News Media Contact: Mindy Ginsburg (202) 418-1500. CCB Contact: David Konuch at (202) 418-1520. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1996/nrcc6058.txt

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 17, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.

Released: September 17, 1996. CABLE SERVICES BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF DEADLINE FOR FILING FCC FORM 1205.Comments due October 18, replies October 28. (DA No. 96-1555). Contact: Nancy Stevenson and Alexander Byron at (202) 418-7200.. News Media Contact: Morgan Broman (202) 418-2358.

Report No: D-878. Released: September 17, 1996. FCC ANNOUNCES GRANT OF MDS AUTHORIZATIONS.For payment information, please contact the Office of Managing Director, Regina Dorsey or Koch at (202) 418-1995. For legal and licensing information, please contact the Mass Media Bureau, Charles Dziedzic at (202) 418-1600 or Sharon Bertelsen at (202) 418-7057. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/pnmm6008.txt

Released: September 17, 1996. FCC ANNOUNCES GRANT OF BROADBAND PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES ENTREPRENEURS' C BLOCK BTA LICENSES - FINAL DOWN PAYMENT DUE BY SEPTEMBER 24, 1996. (DA No. 96-1553). Contact: Zenji Nakazawa at (202) 418-0620, Irene Longin and Rita Cookmeyer at (202) 418-0620.. News Media Contact: Kara Palamaras (202) 418-0654. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/da961553.txt

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TEXTS

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AMERITECH. Suspended for one day the revisions to Ameritech Tariff F.C.C. No. 2, filed under Transmittall No. 982, to the extent that they unbundle the DNAL from STP access; Instituted investigations of the referenced tariff transmittal. Action by Chief, Competetive Pricing Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: September 17, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1565). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/da961565.txt

FCC DENIES MOTION FOR STAY OF ITS INTERCONNECTION RULES. See News Release in "Addenda". Action by the Commission. Adopted: September 16, 1996. by Order. (FCC No. 96-378). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/fcc96378.txt

EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE FORM 1205. Extended time for filing Form 1205 to December 31, 1996. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 17, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1554). CSB

TIME WARNER NEW YORK CABLE GROUP. Granted Petition for Special Relief filed by Time Warner New York Cable Group. Dkt No.: CS-R 4794-. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 11, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1545). CSB

KDD AMERICA, INC. Authorized KDD America, Inc. to resell seven T 1 international private line circuits not interconnected to the public switched network for the provision of international private line services between the United States and Japan. Action by Chief, International Bureau. Adopted: September 17, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1559). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1996/da961559.txt

JACOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted application to transfer various broadcast stations from Shareholders of Citicasters, Inc. to Jacor Communications, Inc. subject to the outcome in the pending broadcast ownership rulemaking; Granted request for a temporary waiver of the one-to-a market rule. Action by the Commission. Adopted: September 17, 1996. by MO&O. (FCC No. 96-380). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96380.txt

HOMETOWN MEDIA, INC. Granted Hometown Media, Inc.'s request for renewal of license for station WAYB(AM), subject to the condition that the station shall resume broadcast operations on or before January 15, 1997. Dkt No.: MM- 96-116. Action by Administrative Law Judge Joseph Chachkin. (FCC No. 96D-06). MMB

MR. DAVID L. NACE. Clarified the applicability of the Commission's anti-collusion rules to discussions of management and partitioning arrangements for a C block market when both parties to the discussion are applications in the D, E and F block auction. Action by Chief, Auctions Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. by Letter. (DA No. 96-1566). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1996/da961566

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-B. Released: September 13, 1996. NON-STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 AND CABLE LANDING LICENSE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

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TEXTS

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RADIO PERRY, INC. Denied Petition for Expedited Special Relief filed by Radio Perry, Inc., Perry Georgia. Dkt No.: CS-R 4719-. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 3, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1498). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961498.txt