DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 66                                              April 7,1998

**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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AMATEUR STATION SEQUENTIALLY ASSIGNED CALL SIGNS. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0500. MMB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/News_Releases/1998/nrmm8011.txt

FCC'S OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE & INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES A HOME PAGE ON THE WEB. OLIA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/OLIA/News_Releases/1998/nrli8001.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: April 7, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - APRIL 6. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt040798.pdf

Report No: NCD-148. Released: April 7, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION - RE: NETWORK CHANGE CERTIFICATION RECEIVED. Contact: Ginny Kennedy, Network Services Division at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-149. Released: April 7, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION - RE: NETWORK CHANGE SHORT TERM NOTIFICATION RECEIVED. Contact: Ginny Kennedy, Network Services Division at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-147. Released: April 7, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION - RE: NETWORK CHANGE SHORT TERM CERTIFICATION RECEIVED. Contact: Ginny Kennedy, Network Services Division at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-146. Released: April 7, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION - RE: NETWORK CHANGE SHORT TERM CERTIFICATION RECEIVED. Contact: Ginny Kennedy, Network Services Division at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: SPB-122. Released: April 7, 1998. SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8086.txt

Report No: 24214. Released: April 7, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980407.txt

Released: April 7, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310.

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TEXTS

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SSI ATLANTIC CROSSING LLC. Modified the cable landing license recently granted to SSI Atlantic Crossing, LLC to add to the AC-1 system two new segments, one between Germany and the Netherlands and a second between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, in place of the currently authorized segment running between the United Kingdom and Germany. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division. Adopted: April 6, 1998. by Mod. of CL Lic. (DA No. 98-656). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da980656.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released April 6, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 65:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: April 6, 1998. BELL ATLANTIC ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW RATE ELEMENTS TO OFFER ENTERPRISE SONET SERVICE CCB/CPD 98-27 - PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED.Comments due May 6; replies May 21. (DA No. 98-653). Contact: Wanda M. Harris, Competitive Pricing Division at (202) 418-1530. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980653.txt

Released: April 6, 1998. ALIANT COMMUNICATIONS CO. FILES PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF SECTION 32.27(C) OF THE COMMISSION RULES AAD 96-131.Comments due May 6; replies May 21. (DA No. 98-657). Contact: Andrew Mulitz, Chief, Legal Branch, Accounting and Audits Division at (202) 418-0850. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980657.txt

Released: April 6, 1998. ACIPITER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. FILES APPLICATION FOR REVIEW OF ORDER DENYING A WAIVER OF SECTIONS 36.611 AND 36.612 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES AAD 96-96.Comments due May 6; replies May 21. (DA No. 98-658). Contact: Andrew Mulitz, Chief, Legal Branch, Accounting and Audits Division at (202) 418-0840. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980658.txt

Report No: 24213B. Released: April 6, 1998. ITFS APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/ITFS_Notices/pnmm8051.txt

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FEDERAL-STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE. Appointed the Honorable Patrick H. Wood, III, Chairman of the Texas Public Utility Commission, to serve on the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service, CC Docket No. 96-45. Dkt No.: CC- 96-45. Action by the Commission. Adopted: April 6, 1998. by Order. (FCC No. 98-66). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98066.txt

HIGH PLAINS WIRELESS, L.P. Denied Petition for Reconsideration; Request for Investigation filed on November 24, 1997, by High Plains Wireless, L.P. seeking reconsideration of a letter ruling by the Office of General Counsel, Administrative Law Division, that found no basis to High Plains's allegations that Mercury PCS II, LLC violated the Commission's ex parte rules. Action by General Counsel. Adopted: April 6, 1998. by Letter. (DA No. 98-644). OGC Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/OGC/Orders/1998/da980644.txt