DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 10                                           January 15,1998

**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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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC CHAIRMAN KENNARD STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF COMPUTERS IN THE CLASSROOM AND INTERNET ACCESS AT NEW JERSEY SCHOOL VISIT. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1998/nrmc8004.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: January 15, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - JANUARY 14. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt011498.pdf

Released: January 15, 1998. BEEHIVE TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. AND BEEHIVE TELEPHONE, INC., NEVADA REFUND PLAN - PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED.Comments due January 20; replies January 23. (DA No. 98-61). Dkt No.: CC- 97-237. Contact: Josephine Simmons or Wanda Harris, Competitive Pricing Division at (202) 418-1497.

Report No: I-8284. Released: January 15, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8013.txt

Released: January 15, 1998. APPLICATION FOR ALTERNATIVE SETTLEMENT RATE AGREEMENT UNDER FLEXIBILITY STANDARD ACCEPTED FOR FILING - ISP-97-PDR-762 AT&T PUERTO RICO; AT&T VIRGIN ISLANDS. (DA No. 98-68). Contact: Ken Stanley, Telecommunications Division at (202) 418-1486. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da980068.txt

Report No: 44158. Released: January 15, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980115.txt

Report No: 24158. Released: January 15, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980115.txt

Report No: CWS-98-15. Released: January 15, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8002.txt

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TEXTS

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POST-NEWSWEEK CABLE, INC. Granted complaints filed against the rates charged by Post-Newsweek Cable, Inc. for cable programming service tier in Modesto and Stanislaus, California. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: January 12, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-54). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980054.txt

TRIAX MIDWEST ASSOCIATES, L.P. Reconsidered on own motion, pursuant to Section 1.108 of the Commission's Rules, FCC decision in Triax Midwest Associates, L.P.; vacated in part and affirmed in part to the extent indicated that decision (DA 97-2646, released December 19, 1997). Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: January 14, 1998. by Order on Recon. (DA No. 98-69). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980069.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released January 14, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 9:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 3627. Released: January 14, 1998. CABLE SERVICES ACTION.

Report No: 1343. Released: January 14, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: DS-1804. Released: January 14, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8010.txt

Report No: DS-1803. Released: January 14, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION - RE: SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8011.txt

Report No: D-966. Released: January 14, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS.

Report No: 44157. Released: January 14, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980114.txt

Report No: 24157. Released: January 14, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980114.txt

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TEXTS

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FEDERAL-STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE. Granted to the extent indicated the Internet Access Coalition's motion for extension of comment deadline in the Commission's pleading cycle re: issues to be addressed in Commission's report to Congress on implementations of the provisions of the Telecommunications Act relating to universal service; comment deadline extended from January 20 to January 26; replies extended from February 2 to February 6. Dkt No.: CC- 96-45. Action by Chief, Universal Service Branch, Accounting and Audits Division. Adopted: January 14, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-63). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980063.html

MAGNACOM WIRELESS, L.L.C. Partialy granted a request for waiver of section 24.716(a)(2) of the Commission's rules re: down payment deadlines filed by Magnacom Wireless, L.L.C., the winning bidder for F Block licenses in 13 Basic Trading Area markets in the broadband Personal Communications Services D,E, and F Block auction. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: January 14, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-62). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da980062.txt

AUCTION OF LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE. Established minimum opening bid requirements for the auction of 968 Local Multipoint Distribution Service licenses set to begin February 18, 1998. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: January 14, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-66). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da980066.txt