DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 112                                              June 11,1998

**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: June 11, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG. Contact: Public Reference Room at (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt061198.pdf

Released: June 11, 1998. " PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMENTS ON SBC PETITION FOR RELIEF FROM REGULATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 706 OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT AND 47 U.S.C. SECTION 160 FOR ADSL INFRASTRUCTURE AND SERVICE .Comments due June 24, 1998; Reply comments due July 1, 1998 . (DA No. 98-1111). Dkt No.: CC-98-91. Contact: Janice M. Myles, Policy and Program Planning Division, Common Carrier Bureau, at (202) 418-1580." Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981111.wp

Report No: I-8311. Released: June 11, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-1104). Contact: International Bureau Public Reference Center at (202) 418-1492 or at (202) 418-1493. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981104.txt

Released: June 11, 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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DISTRICT CABLEVISION, L.P. Denied appeal of a local rate order issued by the City of Washington, D.C. A cable operator may not recover deferred taxes that accrued before the initiation of rate regulation. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 8, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1097). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981097.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released June 10, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 111:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: June 10, 1998. NOTICE OF PROHIBITED PRESENTATIONS IN CS DOCKET 97-80 (IMPLEMENTATION OF SECTION 304 OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996; COMMERCIAL AVAILABILITY OF NAVIGATION DEVICES). Dkt No.: CS-97-80. Action by: Assistant General Counsel, Administrative Law Division.

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TEXTS

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IMPLEMENTATION OF NON-ACCOUNTING SAFEGUARDS OF SECTION 271 AND 272 OF THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1934, AS AMENDED. Corrects a final rule in the First Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, FCC 96-489, by changing the word "unaffiliated" in the first line to "affiliated.". Dkt No.: CC-96-149. Action by Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. by Erratum. (DA No. 98-1107). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981107.wp

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PAY TELEPHONE RECLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PROVISIONS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996. Granted limited waivers for certain technical problems of the June 9, 1998, deadline set by the March 9, 1998 Bureau Coding Digit Waiver Order for SBC to provide payphone-specific coding digits to PSPs. Dkt No.: CC-96-128. Action by Deputy Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: June 10, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1101). CCB

TO RESPONSIBLE ACCOUNTING OFFICER REGARDING UNIVERSAL SERVICE SUPPORT PAYMENTS AND RECEIPTS. Provided interim accounting guidance for the recording of universal service support payments and receipts to assure that sufficiently detailed records are maintained. Action by Chief, Accounting Safeguards Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: June 10, 1998. by Letter. (DA No. 98-1106). CCB Contact: Thaddeus Machcinski at (202) 418-0810. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/RAO_Letters/1998/da981106.wp

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATIONS SUPPORT SYSTEMS, INTERCONNECTION, AND OPERATOR SERVICES AND DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE. Granted the motion for extension of time filed by the United States Telephone Association and extended the deadline for filing reply comments until July 6, 1998. Dkt No.: CC-98-56. Action by Chief, Policy and Program Planning Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: June 10, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1102). CCB

PUERTO RICO TELEPHONE COMPANY. Granted to an extent the Supplemental Petition for Temporary Waiver filed by Puerto Rico Telephone Company. Dkt No.: WT-96-162. Action by Chief, Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: June 10, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1105). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981105.wp

1998 BIENNIAL REGULATORY REVIEW. Amended the Commission's rules to eliminate the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau's Reference Room in Gettysburg, PA effective August 14, 1998. Updated Section 0.453 of the Commission's Rules to accurately reflect the location and availability of license application information within the Wireless Bureau. Action by the Commission. Adopted: May 14, 1998. by Order. (FCC No. 98-95). WTB Contact: Walter Boswell, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, at (717) 338-2601. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/fcc98095.wp

PETITION OF PITTENCRIEFF COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted the request to Withdraw Petition for Reconsideration by Comcast Cellular Communications, Inc. and Vanguard Cellular Systems, Inc. Dismissed the Petition for Reconsideration or Withdrawal filed by the same parties. Action by Chief, Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: June 10, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1108). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981108.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released June 5, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 108:

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NEWS RELEASES

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INTERNATIONAL BUREAU ANNOUNCES CONCLUSION OF U.S.-ARGENTINA FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT AND PROTOCOL FOR DIRECT-TO-HOME SATELLITE SERVICES AND FIXED-SATELLITE SERVICES. Report No: IN98-27. News Media Contact: Rosemary Kimball (202) 418-0500. IB Contact: Chris Murphy at (202) 418-2373 or Tom Boasberg at (202) 418-2169. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/News_Releases/1998/nrin8016.wp