DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 43                                              March 5,1998

**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: March 5, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - MARCH 4. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt030498.pdf

Released: March 5, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON PETITIONS FOR EXTENSION OF TIME OF THE LOCAL NUMBER PORTABILITY PHASE I IMPLEMENTATION DEADLINE - CC DOCKET 95-116.Comments due March 12; replies March 17. (DA No. 98-451). Contact: Gayle Radley-Teicher at (202) 418-2320 or Patrick Forster at(202) 418-7061. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980451.txt

Report No: I-8290. Released: March 5, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-446). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8056.txt

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TRANSPORT RATE STRUCTURE AND PRICING RESALE, SHARED USE AND SPLIT BILLING. Declined to require incumbent local exchange carriers (LECs) to offer tariffed split billing arrangements; ordered that the transport rate structure and pricing, resale , shared use and split billing, CC Docket no. 91-213 is terminated. Action by the Commission. Adopted: February 27, 1998. by R&O. (FCC No. 98-30). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98030.txt

CABLEVISION SYSTEMS. Denied complaint filed against Cablevision Systems concerning its charges for cable programming service tier in Glen Cove, NY. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: March 2, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-423). CSB

ADDENDA: The following items, released March 4, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 42:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: March 4, 1998. CPD FILE NUMBER ESTABLISHED. (DA No. 98-448). Contact: Wanda M. Harris, Competitive Pricing Division at (202) 418-1530. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980448.txt

Released: March 4, 1998. DIVISION ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF REVISED UNIVERSAL SERVICE WORKSHEET, FCC FORM 457 CC DOCKET NOS: 97-21, 96-45. (DA No. 98-328). Contact: Frances Downey, Cheryl Leanza, or Lori Wright at (202) 418-7400. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980328.html

Released: March 4, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON PETITIONS FOR EXTENSION OF TIME OF THE LOCAL NUMBER PORTABILITY PHASE I IMPLEMENTATION DEADLINE - CC DOCKET 95-116.Comments due March 12; replies March 17. (DA No. 98-449). Contact: Gayle Radley-Teicher at (202) 418-2320 or Patrick Forster at (202) 418-7061. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980449.txt

Report No: 24190A. Released: March 4, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/pnmm8030.wp

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SPEECHES

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STATEMENT OF WILLIAM E. KENNARD ON THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996 -- MOVING TOWARD COMPETITION UNDER SECTION 271, BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON ANTITRUST, BUSINESS RIGHTS, AND COMPETITION COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY, UNITED STATES SENATE, MARCH 4, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Kennard/Statements/stwek811.html

REMARKS OF COMMISSIONER SUSAN NESS BEFORE THE ECONOMIC STRATEGY CONFERENCE, WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 3, 1998 - "WHY INVESTMENT MATTERS". Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Ness/spsn804.html

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VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC. Granted Emergency Petition for Reconsideration of Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc., requesting reconsideration of a waiver request regarding participating in the Local Multipoint Distribution Service auction as an "entrepreneur" with a 25 percent bidding credit. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: February 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-387). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da980387.txt