DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 61                                             March 31,1998

**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 31, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 03/30/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt033098.pdf

Report No: IN-98-13. Released: March 31, 1998. PERMIT TO DELIVER PROGRAMS TO FOREIGN BROADCAST STATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8080.txt

Report No: SPB-121. Released: March 31, 1998. SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFORMATION: APPLICAITONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8079.txt

Released: March 31, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILNGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.(1 of 2). Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exa80331.html

Released: March 31, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.(2 OF 2). Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exb80331.html

Released: March 31, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU RELEASES LICENSING DATA FOR REVIEW. Contact: Melissa Hower at (717) 338-2544 or by email at mhower@fcc.gov. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8030.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released March 30, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 60:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: March 30, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON THE NEW JERSEY DIVISION OF THE RATEPAYER ADVOCATE PETITION FOR EXPEDITED DECLARATORY RULING.Comment Date: April 20, 1998; Reply Comment Date: May 5, 1998. (DA No. 98-608). Dkt No.: CC-96-45. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980608.txt

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SPEECHES

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REMARKS OF COMMISSIONER SUSAN NESS BEFORE THE POLICY SUMMIT OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA WASHINGTON, DC "MAKING SENSE". (As prepared for delivery) March 30, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Ness/spsn807.html

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TEXTS

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NUMBER PORTABILITY QUERY SERVICES. Terminated as moot the investigation of the initial long-term number portability query service tariff revisions Pacific Bell and Southwestern Bell filed because those carriers have filed superseding tariff revisions for such services, and no customers have received service under the initial tariff revisions that were set for investigation. Terminated as moot investigation of initial Bell Atlantic tariff revisions; found unlawful Ameritech tariff revisions; directed Ameritech to remove tariff revisions in transmittal 1123 and 1130 Tariff Investigation and Termination Order. Dkt No.: CC-98-14. Action by the Commission. Adopted: March 30, 1998. by Tariff Order. (FCC No. 98-50). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98050.txt

HARDY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted Petition for Limited Waiver of Hardy Telecommunication, Inc. by extending for it the switch conversion deadline for four-digit CIC capability from April 30, 1998, until June 30, 1998. Action by Chief, Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: March 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-602). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980602.txt

HI-RIM COMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATED - COMPLAINANT V. MCI TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION - DEFENDANT. Found in favor of Hi-Rim on its Section 201(b) allegation relating to unauthorized change of its customers; denied remainder of complaint. Action by Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: March 27, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-600). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980600.txt

U.S. LONG DISTANCE, INC. - COMPLAINANT V. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY - DEFENDANT. Granted USLD's motion to withdraw the above-captioned formal complaint and terminated proceeding. Action by Chief, Formal Complaints and Investigations Branch, Enforcement Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: March 27, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-601). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980601.txt

INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENT RATES. Stayed effectiveness of benchmark condition as it applies to Section 214 authorization holders that were authorized to provide service prior to January 1, 1998, pending Commission action on MCI's petition for clarification or reconsideration. Dkt No.: IB-96-261. Action by the Commission. Adopted: March 27, 1998. by Order. (FCC No. 98-49). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/fcc98049.txt