DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 13                                           January 21,1998

**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 RELEASES NEW TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERSHIP REPORT. CCB Contact: Alexander Belinfante at (202) 418-0944. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8003.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: January 21, 1998. AGENDA FOR 43RD PART 68 INDUSTRY MEETING. Contact: William von Alven at (202) 418-2342.

Report No: N-54-A. Released: January 21, 1998. COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS ACTIONS.

Released: January 21, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - JANUARY 20. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt012098.pdf

Report No: I-8283. Released: January 21, 1998. APPLICATIONS REQUESTING DESIGNATION AS A RECOGNIZED OPERATING AGENCY ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: Mary Cobbs at (202) 418-1492. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8016.txt

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TEXTS

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TCI CABLEVISION OF DALLAS, INC. Granted complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rates charged by TCI Cablevision of Dallas, Inc., in Mesquite, TX, beginning June 1, 1997, and ordered TCI Cablevision of Dallas, Inc., to pay refunds to subscribers. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: January 14, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-76). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980076.txt

TCI CABLEVISION OF AUBURN, INC., TCI CABLEVISION OF TACOMA, INC.;PIERCE COUNTY, ORTING, RUSTON, WILKESON, WA. Consolidated appeal of two local rate orders;addressed the sole issue of whether the local governments' substantially similar orders improperly disallowed TCI's Form 1200 entry for the number of additional outlets on its systems. Found that the franchising authorities acted reasonably and denied TCI's appeals. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: January 13, 1998. by Consol. Order. (DA No. 98-57). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980057.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released January 20, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 12:

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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC CHAIRMAN KENNARD VISITS ALICE HARTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0500. Kennard. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1998/nrmc8006.html

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DELTA TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC., FRANKLIN TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC., PETITION FOR WAIVER OF CALLER ID RULES. Granted, to the extent described, Delta Telephone Company, Inc.'s and Franklin Telephone Company, Inc.'s joint petition requesting a waiver of the Commission's requirement that, by September 25, 1997, carriers disable automatic call return (ACR) services when the calling party has requested that calling party number not be passed; required that the carriers are in compliance with the ACR requirement by April 15, 1998. Action by Chief, Network Services Division. Adopted: January 20, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-94). CCB