DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 63                                              April 2,1998

**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: April 2, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 04/01/98. Contact: Public Reference Room: (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt040298.pdf

Report No: I-8294. Released: April 2, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-626). Contact: International Bureau's Telecommunications Division, Policy & Facilities Branch: (202) 418-1460. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8084.txt

Report No: 24211. Released: April 2, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980402.txt

Released: April 2, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.(1 of 2). Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exa80402.html

Released: April 2, 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/exb80402.html

Report No: CWS-98-26. Released: April 2, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8031.txt

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SPEECHES

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REMARKS OF COMMISSIONER GLORIA TRISTANI BEFORE THE NATIONAL TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION. April 1, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Tristani/spgt804.txt

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TARIFFS IMPLEMENTING ACCESS CHARGE REFORM. Suspended BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. Transmittal No. 450 and Frontier Telephone of Rochester, Inc. Transmittal No. 4 for one day, and made these transmittals subject to the investigation initiated in the Access Charge Reform Tariffs Suspension Order. Dkt No.: CC-97-250. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: April 2, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-620). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980620.txt

COMCAST CABLEVISION OF WEST PALM BEACH, INC. Reconsidered on its own motion, its decision in Comcast Cablevision of West Palm Beach, Inc. in Lantana, FL, concerning cable programming service tier rates. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: April 1, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-624). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980624.txt

CHANNEL 44 OF TULSA, INC. Granted must carry complaint filed against Tahlequah Cable TV, operator of a cable television system serving Tahlequah, Oklahoma, seeking carriage. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: March 27, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-604). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980604.txt

CHANNEL 44 OF TULSA, INC. Granted must carry complaint filed against Community Cablevision Company, operator of a cable systems serving Skiatook, Collinsville and Hominy, Oklahoma, seeking carriage. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: March 27, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-605). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980605.txt

CABLE & WIRELESS, INC. Granted Cable & Wireless, Inc. authority to provide facilities-based switched and private line international telecommunications services between the United States and Russia, and classified CWI as a dominant cararier in its provision of service to the Sakhalin Island region of Russia. Order, Authorization and Certificate. Action by Chief, International Bureau. Adopted: April 1, 1998. by Order, Auth., Cert. (DA No. 98-628). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da980628.txt

PACIFIC TELECOM, INC. AND NEPTUNE PACIFIC HOLDINGS, INC. Granted application to transfer control of Pacific Telecom Cable, Inc. to Neptune Pacific Holdings, Inc. and modified the cable landing license to reflect this transfer of control. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division, International Bureau. Adopted: April 1, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-629). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da980629.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released April 1, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 62:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: April 1, 1998. COMMISSION SEEKS COMMENT ON PETITION REGARDING REGULATORY TREATMENT OF AFFILIATES OF ILECS.Comments Due: May 1, 1998; Reply Comments Due: May 18, 1998. (DA No. 98-627). Dkt No.: CC-98-39. Contact: Janice Myles at (202) 418-1577. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980627.txt

Report No: D-980. Released: April 1, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS.In Re: Applications Accepted for Filing. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md980401.pdf

Released: April 1, 1998. WTB SPONSORS ATTORNEY OUTREACH FORUM ON UNIVERSAL LICENSING SYSTEM. (DA No. 98-630). Contact: Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: Karen Wrege at (202) 418-0660, David Furth at (202) 418-0632 or Mark Becker at (202) 418-7532. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0500. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da980630.txt

Released: April 1, 1998. CLARIFICATION OF PROCEDURES FOR ISSUANCE OF TAX CERTIFICATES REGARDING RELOCATION OF MICROWAVE INCUMBENT LICENSEES. (DA No. 98-625). Contact: Policy and Rules Branch, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: Jamison Prime at (202) 418-7474. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0500. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da980625.txt

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FINAL ANALYSIS COMMUNICATION SERVICES, INC. Granted authorization to Final Analysis Communication Services, Inc. to launch and operate a non-voice, non-geostationary mobile satellite sevice in low Earth orbit system. Final Analysis' Little LEO system will offer data communications services, including two-way data messaging, vehicle tracking and remote meter reading to users in the United States and around the world, promoting competition in the Little LEO service. Action by Chief, International Bureau. Adopted: March 31, 1998. by Order & Auth. (DA No. 98-616). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da980616.txt