DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 69                                             April 10,1998

**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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FCC FILINGS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/filings.html

FCC CALENDAR OF EVENTS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/calendar.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: April 10, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 04/09/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt040998.pdf

Released: April 10, 1998. SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.File No. W-P-C-7158 Ameritech Illinois Metro, Inc. and Illinois Bell Telephone Company. Contact: Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Martin Schwimmer at (202) 418-2334, mschwimm@fcc.gov. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/pncc8007.txt

Released: April 10, 1998. BELL ATLANTIC PETITION FOR WAIVER OF 1998 ANNUAL ACCESS TARIFF FILINGS.Pleading Cycle Established, Comments Due: April 29, 1998; Reply Comments Due: May 11, 1998. (DA No. 98-694). Contact: Competitive Pricing Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Yvonne Hawkins at 9202) 418-1530. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980694.txt

Released: April 10, 1998. "RESTRICTED PROCEEDINGS" EX PARTE PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED FOR WEDGEWOOD COMMUNICATIONS CERTIFICATION APPLICATION AS WELL AS FOR THE MOTION FOR DECLARATORY RULING FILED BY ENTERTAINMENT CONNECTIONS, INC. (DA No. 98-687). Contact: Cable Services Bureau: Steve Broeckaert at (202) 418-1075, TTY at (202) 418-7172. News Media Contact: Morgan Broman (202) 418-2358. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/1998/da980687.txt

Report No: 44217. Released: April 10, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980410.txt

Report No: 24217. Released: April 10, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980410.txt

Report No: NA-223. Released: April 10, 1998. NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS AND NOTIFICATION OF PETITIONS TO DENY DEADLINE.Petitions to Deny Deadline: May 12, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8052.txt

Report No: A-327. Released: April 10, 1998. NON-COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF CUT-OFF DATE.Cut-Off Date: May 12, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8054.txt

Report No: B-209. Released: April 10, 1998. NON-C0MMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF CUT-0FF DATE.Cut Off Date: May 12, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8053.txt

Report No: LB-98-35. Released: April 10, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVICE INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8034.wp

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GTE SYSTEM TELEPHONE COMPANIES AND GTE TELEPHONE OPERATING COMPANIES. Suspended for one day the effective date and consolidated in CC Docket No. 97-250 an investigation of the tariff transmittals of GTE System Telephone Companies Transmittal No. 238 and GTE Telephone Operating Companies Transmittal No. 1140. Dkt No.: CC-97-250. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: April 10, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-680). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980680.txt

SALMON, IDAHO. Proposed allotment of Channel 233A to Salmon, Idaho, as that community's second local FM transmission service. Comments Due: June 1, 1998; Reply Comments Due: June 16, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-51. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-660). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da980660.txt

HEALDTON, OKLAHOMA AND KRUM, TEXAS. Proposed substitution of Channel 229C3 for Channel 229C2 at Healdtton, Oklahoma, the reallotment of Channel 229C3 to Krum, Texas as the community's first local aural service, and modification of Station KICM's license to specify Krum as its community of license. Comments Due: June 1, 1998; Reply Comments Due: June 16, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-659. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: April 1, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-659). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da980659.txt

OLD FORGE AND NEWPORT VILLAGE, NEW YORK. Proposed reallotment of Channel 259A from Old Forge, New York, to Newport Village, New York, and the modification of petitioner's construction permit to specify Newport Village as the station's community of license. Comments Due; June 1, 1998; Reply Comments Due: June 16, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-97-179. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: April 1, 1998. by FNPRM. (DA No. 98-662). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da980662.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released April 9, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 68:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: April 9, 1998. PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMENTS ON BELLSOUTH CORPORATION PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION. (DA No. 98-690). Dkt No.: CC-96-149. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980690.txt

Released: April 9, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON PETITIONS FOR WAIVER OF LOCAL NUMBER PORTABILITY DEADLINES.Comments Due: April 20, 1998; Reply Comments Due: April 27, 1998. (DA No. 98-674). Dkt No.: CC-95-116. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980674.txt

Report No: CCB/CPD 98-29. Released: April 9, 1998. PROTESTED TARIFF TRANSMITTALS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-688). Contact: Common Carrier Bureau: Judith A. Nitsche at (202) 418-1540. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980688.txt

Released: April 9, 1998. ITCS, INC. FILES APPLICATION FOR REVIEW OF ORDER DENYING PETITION FOR WAIVER OF SECTION 36.611(A) AND 36.612 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES.Comments Due: May 9, 1998; Reply Comments Due: May 24, 1998. (DA No. 98-693). Contact: Legal Branch, Accounting Safeguards Division, Common Carrier Bureau: (202) 418-0850. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980693.txt

Released: April 9, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU MAKES 929 MHZ AND 931 MHZ PAGING DATABASES AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW PRIOR TO AUCTION. (DA No. 98-684). Contact: 929 MHz corrections: Linda Spence at (717) 338-2625, 931 MHz corrections: Bettye Woodward at (202) 418-1345.

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PIERCE TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. Granted Petition for Limited Waiver of Pierce Telephone Company, Inc. by extending for it the switch conversion deadlilne for four-digit Carrier Identification Codes (CICs) capability from May 1, 1998, until June 30, 1998. Action by Chief, Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: April 9, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-683). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980683.txt