DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 31                                          February 17,1998

**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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Released: February 17, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - FEBRUARY 13. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt021398.pdf

Report No: NCD-126. Released: February 17, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION. Contact: Ginny Kennedy, Network Services Division at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-131. Released: February 17, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION. Contact: Ginny Kennedy, Network Services Division at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: 44179. Released: February 17, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980217.txt

Released: February 17, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980217.html

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ACC CORP. Granted application of Teleport Communications Group, Inc. (TCG) and ACC Corp. requesting authority to transfer control of ACC to TCG; authorized transfer of control of ACC to TCG. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division. Adopted: February 11, 1998. by MO&O and Auth. (DA No. 98-283). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da980283.txt

TACONIC TELECOM CORP. Granted application of MJD Ventures, Inc. and Taconic requesting authority to transfer control of Taconic to MJD; authorized transfer of control of Taconic to MJD. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division. Adopted: February 13, 1998. by MO&O and Auth. (DA No. 98-281). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da980281.txt

NORTH AMERICAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted application of TeleBeam, Inc. requesting authority to transfer control of North American Communications, Inc. to TeleBeam; authorized transfer of control of North American to TeleBeam. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division. Adopted: February 11, 1998. by MO&O and Auth. (DA No. 98-282). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da980282.txt

TRANSOCEANIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. AT&T SUBMARINE SYSTEMS, INC. Granted application of Transoceanic Communications, Inc. (TOCI) and AT&T Submarine Systems, Inc. (AT&T-SSI) requesting assignment of the Cable Landing License for the St. Thomas-St. Croix Cable from AT&T-SSI to TOCI. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division. Adopted: February 11, 1998. by Mod. of C.L. Lic. (DA No. 98-284). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da980284.txt

BLANCO, TX. Denied Petition for Reconsideration filed March 26, 1997, by Dorothy O. Schulze and Deborah Brigham, A General Partnership (DSDB) and SL Communications, Inc, seeking reconsideration of a Memorandum Opinion and Order declining to approve their proposed settlement in this proceeding; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 85-269. Action by the Commission. Adopted: February 12, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-21). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98021.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released February 13, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 30:

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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC CALENDAR OF EVENTS.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: February 13, 1998. FOUR SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN MAINE SEEK WAIVER OF URBAN-RURAL DESIGNATION - CC DOCKET NO. 96-45.Comments due March 4; replies March 16. (DA No. 98-291). Contact: Irene Flannery or Sheryl Todd, Universal Service Branch, Accounting and Audits Division at (202) 418-7400. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980291.txt

Released: February 13, 1998. OREGON DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SEEKS WAIVER OF COMMISSION RULES ON AGGREGATION FOR SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES - CC DOCKET NO. 96-45.Comments due march 4; replies March 16. (DA No. 98-292). Contact: Irene Flannery or Sheryl Todd, Universal Service Branch, Accounting and Audits Division at (202) 418-7400. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980292.txt

Released: February 13, 1998. PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION SEEKS RECONSIDERATION OF JANUARY 2, 1998 COMMON CARRIER BUREAU ORDER DENYING PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION'S PETITION FOR WAIVER OF URBAN-RURAL DESIGNATION - CC DOCKET NO. 96-45.Comments due March 4; replies March 16. (DA No. 98-293). Contact: Irene Flannery or Sheryl Todd, Universal Service Branch, Accounting and Audits Division at (202) 418-7400. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980293.txt

Released: February 13, 1998. IOWA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION SEEKS DETERMINATION THAT THE IOWA COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK IS A PROVIDER OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TO SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, AND RURAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS - CC DOCKET NO. 96-45.Comments due March 4; replies March 16. (DA No. 98-294). Contact: Irene Flannery or Sheryl Todd, Universal Service Branch, Accounting and Audits Division at (202) 418-7400. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980294.txt

Released: February 13, 1998. FILING FREEZE TO BE LIFTED FOR APPLICATIONS UNDER PART 90 FOR THE FIFTEEN PUBLIC SAFETY CHANNEL PAIRS IN THE 220-222 MHZ BAND. (DA No. 97-2296). Contact: Joy Alford at (202) 418-0680. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da972296.txt

Released: February 13, 1998. CORRECTION TO REFLECT NEW "DA" NUMBER - WTB SPONSORS SEMINAR OF UNIVERSAL LICENSING SYSTEM. (DA No. 98-278). Contact: Karen Wrege at (202) 418-0660 and Ira Keltz at (202) 418-0616. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0500.

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF THE AMERICAS, INC. Adopted Consent Degree negotiated by the FCC and the Telecommunications Company of the Americas, Inc. regarding possible violations of the Commission's policies and rules concerning primary interexchange carrier conversions; terminated proceeding. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: February 13, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-297). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980297.txt

LEO ONE USA CORPORATION. Authorized Leo One USA Corporation to construct, launch and operate a 48 satellite non-voice, non-geosynchronous mobile satellite service system in low Earth orbit in the 148-150.05 MHz uplink and the 137-137.025 MHz and 400.15-401 MHz downlink frequency bands. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: February 13, 1998. by Ord. and Auth. (DA No. 98-238). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da980238.txt

BEAVER DAM AND BROWNSVILLE, KY. Proposed amending FM Table to substitute Channel 264C3 for Channel 264A at Beaver Dam, Kentucky, reallot Channel 264C3 from Beaver Dam to Brownsville, Kentucky and modify Station WAUE(FM)'s construction permit accordingly. Comments due April 6; replies April 21. Dkt No.: MM- 98-17. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division. Adopted: January 28, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-209). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da980209.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released February 10, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 27:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 24175. Released: February 10, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980210.txt