DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 83                                             April 30,1998

**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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COMMISSION PROPOSES ELIMINATION OR MODIFICATION OF CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEM INFORMATION FORM 325. Report No: CS-98-7. by NPRM. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: April 27, 1998. (FCC No. 98-79) News Media Contact: Morgan Broman (202) 418-2358. CSB Contact: Cable Services Bureau: Sunil Daluvoy at (202) 418-1032. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/News_Releases/1998/nrcb8010.txt

JAMIE RUBIN TO LEAVE THE COMMISSION. WTB.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: April 30, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 04/29/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt042998.pdf

Report No: NCD-152. Released: April 30, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION.Re: Network Change Notification Received. Contact: Network Services Division: Ginny Kennedy at (202) 418-2328. Action by: Chief, Network Services Division, Common Cararier Bureau.

Report No: I-8301. Released: April 30, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-824). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8111.txt

Report No: 44231. Released: April 30, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980430.txt

Report No: 24231. Released: April 30, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980430.txt

Report No: B-173. Released: April 30, 1998. NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE FOR FILING OF TELEVISION BROADCAST STATION APPLICATIONS AND NOTICE OF PETITION TO DENY DEADLINE.Cut Off Date: June 15, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8067.txt

Released: April 30, 1998. FEE DECISIONS OF THE MANAGING DIRECTOR AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC. (DA No. 98-803). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/da980803.txt

Released: April 30, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980430.html

Report No: CWS-98-30. Released: April 30, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8039.txt

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1998 BIENNIAL REGULATORY REVIEW. Form 325, Annual Reporting Requirements of Cable Television Systems. Comments sought on whether to eliminate or modify the form 325 Annual Reporting requirments of cable television systems. Comments Due: June 30, 1998; Reply Comments Due: July 15, 1998. Dkt No.: CS-98-61. Action by the Commission. Adopted: April 27, 1998. by NPRM. (FCC No. 98-79). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Notices/1998/fcc98079.txt

GENESIS CABLE CORPORATION. Dismissed a complaint regarding the cable programming services tier rates that Genesis Cable was charging in McClellanville, SC. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: April 27, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-809). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980809.txt

GANS MULTIMEDIA PARTNERSHIP. Dismissed complaint regarding the cable programming services tier rates Gans Multimedia Partnership was charging in Newport, PA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: April 27, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-814). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980814.txt

IDS/JONES GROWTH PARTNERS 87-A LTD. Approved the refund plan IDS/Jones Growth Partners 87-A Ltd. filed for Roseville, VA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: April 27, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-807). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980807.txt

COMCAST CABLEVISION OF CAROLINA, INC. Denied a complaint filed against the rates charged for their cable programming services tier in Sullivan's Island, SC. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: April 27, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-810). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980810.txt

AT&T CORPORATION/AT&T ALASCOM/AT&T PUERTO RICO/AT&T VIRGIN ISLANDS. Granted applications to add Luxembourg, Norway, Denmark, France, Germany, and Belgium to the list of countries for which U.S. carriers may provide switched, basic telecommunications services over their authorized international private lines. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division, International Bureau. Adopted: April 21, 1998. by Order & Auth. (DA No. 98-816). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da980816.txt

DENVER, COLORADO, ROCKY MOUNTAIN MEDIA WATCH. Granted the license renewal applications for stations KCNC(TV), KMGH(TV), KUSA(TV), KWGN(TV), Denver, CO, denied Rocky Mountain's petitions to deny. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: April 30, 1998. by Letter. MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/tvautho.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released April 29, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 82:

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FCC ANNOUNCES JOINT AGREEMENT FOR THE RESOLUTION OF INTERFERENCE COMPLAINTS IN THE LAND MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY. Report No: CI-98-7. News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. CIB Contact: Compliance and Information Bureau: John Winston at (202) 418-1100. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8008.txt

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Released: April 29, 1998. COMMISSION SEEKS COMMENT ON PROPOSED PROTECTIVE ORDER FILED BY WORLCOM AND MCI.Comments Due: May 7, 1998; Reply Comments Due: May 13, 1998. (DA No. 98-820). Dkt No.: CC-97-211. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980820.txt

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PRECHT COMMUNICATIONS, INC./THE DGH COMPANY. Granted Consent to Transfer of Control of Eagle Communications, Inc., License of Television Stations: KCFW(TV), Kalispell, Montana, KECI(TV), Missoula, Montana, KTVM(TV), Butte, Montana from Precht Communications to the DGH Company, granted conditional waiver of ownership rule; granted request for satellite operation. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: April 29, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-815). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980815.txt

BIENNIAL REGULATORY REVIEW. Erratum correcting the NPRM (FCC-98-25), released March 18, 1998. Dkt No.: WT-98-20. Action by the Commission. by Erratum. WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Notices/1998/err98025.txt