DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 180                                         September 25,1996

**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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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 25, 1996. COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS.(3 documents) Report Nos. N-038-A, N-039-A, N-040-A.

Released: September 25, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.

Report No: 3588. Released: September 25, 1996. CABLE SERVICES ACTION.

Report No: 1275. Released: September 25, 1996. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICES (CARS) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: DS-1667, DS-1668. Released: September 25, 1996. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION.(2 documents).

Report No: 43833. Released: September 25, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/pnmmac25.txt

Report No: D-881, D-881-A. Released: September 25, 1996. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS.(2 documents).

Report No: 23833. Released: September 25, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/pnmmap25.txt

Released: September 25, 1996. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN NON-RESTRICTED PROCEEDINGS.

Released: September 25, 1996. WIRELESS NARROWBAND COMMERCIAL RADIO SERVICE INFORMATION.(2 documents) Report Nos. NCS-96-48, NCS-96-48-A.

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MULTIMEDIA CABLEVISION, INC. Dismissed Multimedia's Petition for Revocation of the certification of the County of Lenoir, North Carolina to regulate its basic cable rates and associated equipment based upon procedural grounds. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961578.txt

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AMERICAN TELEGRAM CORP. (ATC) V. NEW VALLEY CORP. Denied ATC's complaint against New Valley regarding New Valley's tariffed Mailgram service. Action by Chief, CCB. Adopted: September 23, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1539). CCB

DANIELS CABLEVISION INC. Granted Petition for Revocation of the certification of the City of Encinitas, CA to regulate its basic cable rates and associated equipment based upon the competing provider effective competition test. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 19, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1579). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961579.txt

POST-NEWSWEEK CABLE, INC. Denied a complaint filed against the rates charged for cable programming services in Odessa, TX. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 20, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1596). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961596.txt

MARCUS CABLE PARTNERS, L.P. Denied a complaint filed against the rates charged for cable programming services in LaCrosse, WI. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 20, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1595). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961595.txt

JAMES CABLE PARTNERS, L.P. D/B/A VIDEO DESIGN; JAMES CABLE PARTNERS D/B/A BIG SOUTH FORK CABLE. Granted small system relief and found the cable operator's cable programming service tier rates to be not unreasonable in the Town of Westlake, LA, Moss Bluff, LA, Old Town, LA, City of Jamestown, TN, and Morgan County (SE), TN. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 20, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1599). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961599.txt

ASIA DIRECT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C. Granted the application of Asia Direct for a license to land and operate a submarine fiber optic cable system extending between the west coast of the U.S. and Canada, Japan, the People's Republic of China, and the People's Republic of Korea. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division, IB. Adopted: September 23, 1996. by CL License. (DA No. 96-1608). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1996/da961608.txt

CITRUS HEIGHTS, CA. Denied the application for review filed by Kin Shaw Wong with regard to the application for extension of the construction permit for unbuilt station KPTO(AM), Citrus Heights, California. Action by the FCC. Adopted: August 29, 1996. by MO&O. (FCC No. 96-365). MMB

SHREVEPORT, LA. Granted the license renewal applications for Stations KWKH(AM)/KWKH-FM, Shreveport, Louisiana, subject to reporting conditions and issued a notice of apparent liability for forfeiture in the amount of $16,500 for violations of the EEO rule. Action by the FCC. Adopted: September 12, 1996. by MO&O & NAL. (FCC No. 96-379). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96379.txt

TELEDESIC CORP. APPLICATION. Declined the request made by Mark A. Grannis for clarification of a response to a previous inquiry concerning the Contract With America Advancement Act of 1996. Action by General Counsel. Adopted: September 24, 1996. by Letter. (DA No. 96-1613). OGC

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 24, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 179:

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NEWS RELEASES

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CHAIRMAN HUNDT SAYS MORE CAMPAIGN FREE POLITICAL TIME AND DIRECT COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN CANDIDATES AND PUBLIC IS NEEDED; PRAISES BELO BROADCASTING INITIATIVE. Hundt.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: I-8204. Released: September 24, 1996. FOREIGN CARRIER AFFILIATION NOTIFICATION.

Report No: TEL-41-A. Released: September 24, 1996. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18).

Released: September 24, 1996. FCC WRC-97 ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND NTIA APPROVE DRAFT PRELIMINARY PROPOSALS FOR WRC-97. Contact: Cecily C. Holiday, FCC, at (202) 418-0719 or Willliam T. Hatch, NTIA, at (202) 418-1138. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6116

Report No: 1904. Released: September 24, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU.

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SPEECH BY CHAIRMAN REED HUNDT AT THE BROADCASTING AND CABLE INTERFACE CONFERENCE, SEPTEMBER 24, 1996, NEW YORK, NY, "REINVENTING THE SOCIAL COMPACT". Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Hundt/spreh637.txt

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**LOCAL TELEPHONE COMPETITION. Granted the motion for extension of page limit filed by MCI; extended to 50 pages the limit applicable to all parties filing petitions for reconsideration of the interconnection order. Dkt No.: CC- 96-98, CC- 96-185. Action by Chief, CCB. Adopted: September 23, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1603). CCB