DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 4                                            January 7,1998

**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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Report No: N-52-A. Released: January 7, 1998. COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS.

Released: January 7, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG: JANUARY 6, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt010698.pdf

Report No: 1342. Released: January 7, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS RE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Released: January 7, 1998. THIRD QUARTER 1997 INFLATION ADJUSTMENT FIGURE FOR CABLE OPERATORS USING FCC FORM 1240 NOW AVAILABLE.The Third Quarter 1997 Inflation Factor for cable operators using FCC Form 1240 is 1.43%. (DA No. 98-13). Action by: Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/1998/da980013.txt

Report No: DS-1802. Released: January 7, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8002.txt

Report No: DS-1801. Released: January 7, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION: RE SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8001.txt

Report No: 44152. Released: January 7, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980107.txt

Report No: 24152. Released: January 7, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980107.txt

Released: January 7, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980107.html

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TCI CABLEVISION OF OREGON, INC. Granted complaint filed against cable programming services tier rates charged by TCI Cablevision of Oregon, Inc., in Multnomah County, OR, beginning June 1, 1997, and ordered TCI Cablevision of Oregon, Inc., to pay refunds to subscribers. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 31, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2754). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1997/da972754.txt

MULTIMEDIA CABLEVISION, INC. Granted a complaint filed against the rate charged by Multimedia Cablevision for cable programming services tier in The Village, OK. amount de minimis. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: January 2, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-4). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980004.txt

FALCON VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Denied complaint filed against the rate charged for cable programming services tier in Beaufort County, SC. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 31, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2737). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1997/da972737.txt

COMCAST CABLEVISION OF THE SOUTH, INC. Denied complaint concerning the cable programming services tier rates charged by Comcast Cablevision of the South, Inc. in Hamilton, TN. Found cable programming services tier rates reasonable beginning February 15, 1995. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: January 2, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-6). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980006.txt

SVHH CABLE ACQUISITION, L.P., D/B/A ADELPHIA CABLE COMMUNICATIONS. Denied complaint filed against SVHH Cable Acquisition, L.P., d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications concerning its rate for their cable programming service tier in Hilton Head Island, SC. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 31, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2740). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1997/da972740.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released January 6, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 3:

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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC REALLOCATES TELEVISION CHANNELS 60-69 (746-806 MHZ) TO OTHER SERVICES. Report No: ET-98-1. by R&O. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: December 31, 1997. Dkt No.: ET-97-157. (FCC No. 97-421) OET Contact: Sean White at (202) 418-2453. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/News_Releases/1998/nret8001.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: January 6, 1998. BELL ATLANTIC AND THE SBC COMPANIES PETITION THE COMMISSION FOR RECONSIDERATION IN THE 1997 ANNUAL ACCESS TARIFF FILINGS.Comments Due: January 21, 1998; Reply Comments Due: January 28, 1998. (DA No. 98-16). Dkt No.: CC-97-149. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980016.txt

Report No: 1164. Released: January 6, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.

Report No: 44151. Released: January 6, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980106.txt

Report No: 24151. Released: January 6, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980106.txt

Report No: B-170. Released: January 6, 1998. NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE FOR FILING OF TELEVISION BROADCAST STATION APPLICATIONS AND NOTICE OF PETITION TO DENY DEADLINE.Cut-Off Date: February 20, 1998.

Report No: 1970. Released: January 6, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS.

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SPEECHES

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PRESS STATEMENT OF FCC CHAIRMAN WILLIAM KENNARD ON REALLOCATION TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND OTHER USES OF CURRENT BROADCAST CHANNELS 60-69. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Kennard/Statements/stwek802.html

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BEEHIVE TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC./BEEHIVE TELEPHONE, INC. NEVADA. Terminated investigation of Transmittal No. 6 filed on July 22, 1997 by Beehive Telephone Company, Inc. and Beehive Telephone, Inc. of Nevada (collectively "Beehive"). Dkt No.: CC-97-237. Action by the Commission. Adopted: January 6, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-1). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98001.txt

WEDGEWOOD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. Granted joint motion to temporarily stay proceedings. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: January 5, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-10). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980010.txt

REALLOCATION OF TELEVISION CHANNELS 60-69, THE 746-806 MHZ BAND. Allocated 24 megahertz, at 764-776 MHZ and 794-806 MHz, on a primary basis to the fixed and mobile services, designated this spectrum for public safety use. Dkt No.: ET-97-157. Action by the Commission. Adopted: December 31, 1997. by R&O. (FCC No. 97-421). OET Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Orders/1997/fcc97421.txt

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDMENT OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES REGARDING INSTALLMENT PAYMENT FINANCING FOR PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES (PCS) LICENSEES. In paragraph six on page four of the Second Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making, WT Docket No. 97-82, FCC-97-342 (rel. October 16, 1997), the third sentence of the section entitled "Disaggregation" contained incorrect statements. Action by Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. by Erratum. (DA No. 98-12). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da980012.txt