DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 103                                               May 29,1998

**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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PRELIMINARY DOMESTIC INFORMATION FROM STATISTICS OF COMMUNICATIONS COMMON CARRIERS RELEASED BY FCC. CCB Contact: Industry Analysis Division at (202) 418-0940 or TTY at (202) 418-0484. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8039.wp

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

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

OPEN PROCEEDINGS. OPA Contact: Public Service Division: Martha Contee at (202) 418-0260 or TTY at (202) 418-2555. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/oproceed.html

THOMAS G. KRATTENMAKER RETURNS TO FCC AS DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH IN THE OFFICE OF PLANS AND POLICY. OPP. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1998/nrmc8035.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: May 29, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 05/28/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt052898.pdf

Report No: 1185. Released: May 29, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.

Report No: IN-98-25. Released: May 29, 1998. WRC-99 ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF INFORMAL WORKING GROUPS. Contact: Planning and Negotiation Division, International Bureau: Nancy Wiley at (202) 418-2213. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8138.wp

Report No: TEL-157-A. Released: May 29, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18). Contact: International Bureau Reference Center: (202) 418-1492 or (202) 418-1493. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8140.txt

Released: May 29, 1998. APPLICATION FOR ALTERNATIVE SETTLEMENT RATE AGREEMENT UNDER FLEXIBILITY STANDARD ACCEPTED FOR FILING.ISP-98-PDR-245 Sprint; Telefonica del Peru. (DA No. 98-1004). Contact: Telecommunications Division, International Bureau: Ken Stanely at (202) 418-1486. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981004.wp

Report No: TEL-157-B. Released: May 29, 1998. NON-STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214, CABLE LANDING LICENSE AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18 and 1.767. Contact: International Bureau Reference Center: (202) 418-1492 or (202) 418-1493. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8141.txt

Report No: 44251. Released: May 29, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980529.txt

Report No: 24251. Released: May 29, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980529.txt

Report No: LB-98-44. Released: May 29, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVICE INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8052.txt

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TEXTS

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COMCAST CABLEVISION. Denied refund plan submitted by Operator for Fort Wayne, IN. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: May 27, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1015). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981015.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released May 28, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 102:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: CCB/CPD-98-36. Released: May 28, 1998. PROTESTED TARIFF TRANSMITTALS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-1017). Contact: Common Carrier Bureau: Judy Nitsche at (202) 418-1540. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981017.wp

Released: May 28, 1998. PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMENTS ON ASSOCIATION FOR LOCAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING REGARDING SECTION 706.Comments Due: June 18, 1998; Reply Comments Due: June 25, 1998. (DA No. 98-1019). Dkt No.: CC-98-78. Contact: Policy and Program Planning Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Janice Myles at (202) 418-1580. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981019.wp

Released: May 28, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU ANNOUNCES REVISED AGENDA FOR A FORUM ADDRESSING COMBINATIONS OF UNBUNDLED NETWORK ELEMENTS. (DA No. 98-1016). Contact: Questoins Should be Faxed to the Common Carrier Bureau at (202) 418-1413, Jordan Goldstein, Jake Jennings or Katherine Schroeder at (202) 418-1580. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981016.html

Released: May 28, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU ESTABLISHES JULY 1, 1998 FOR INITIATION OF MANDATORY ELECTRONIC FILING OF TARIFFS AND ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTS BY INCUMBENT LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS. (DA No. 98-1009). Contact: Competitive Pricing Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Geneva Smith Butler or Todd Mitchell at (202) 418-1520. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981009.wp

Report No: D-988. Released: May 28, 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/md980528.pdf

Released: May 28, 1998. PREPARED BY OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY.Ex Parte Presentations - Table of Docket Numbers With Descriptors. Contact: Shirley Suggs at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/expdkts.html

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SPEECHES

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REMARKS OF FCC COMMISSIONER SUSAN NESS BEFORE THE MSTV'S DTV IMPLEMENTATION SEMINAR MAY 27, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Ness/spsn809.html

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TEXTS

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ELECTRONIC TARIFF FILING SYSTEM. Order establishes July 1, 1998 as the date after which incumbent local exchange carriers must use the Electronic Tariff Filing System to file tariffs and associated documents officially and amends Commission's tariff filing rules to accommodate mandatory electronic filing. Action by Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: May 28, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-914). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980914.wp

GOCOM INTERNATIONAL, INC. V. MCI TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION. The Commission granted the parties' Joint Motion to Dismiss the Complaint With Prejudice. Action by Chief, Formal Complaints and Investigations Branch, Enforcement Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: May 27, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1005). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981005.wp

RADIO FREQUENCY RULES. Granted in part the Petition for Reconsideration and Clarification filed by Ericsson, Inc., amended Part 2 of the Commission's Rules and Regulations relating to the Marketing and Authorization of Radio Frequency Devices, and terminated this proceeding. Dkt No.: ET-94-45. Action by the Commission. Adopted: May 14, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-96). OET Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Orders/1998/fcc98096.wp

COMMUNITY TELEPLAY, INC., ET AL. Dismissed the Petition for Relief challenging IVDS bidding credit filed by Community Teleplay, Inc. and its associated Supplement. Action by Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: May 28, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1008). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981008.wp

MICHAEL JENKINS, D/B/A PAGE ME. Notice of Apparent Liablity for Forfeiture against Michael Jenkins, d/b/a Page Me, licensee of Paging and Radiotelephone Station KNKP354, in Battle Mountain, Nevada. Page Me failed to timely notify Commission of commencement of service for Station KNKP354 and is apparently liable for a forfeiture in the amount of $1,000. Action by Chief, Enforcement and Consumer Information Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: May 27, 1998. by Notice. (DA No. 98-1011). WTB