DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 117                                              June 18,1998

**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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Report No: NCD-160. Released: June 18, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION.Re: Network Change Certification Received.

Released: June 18, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 06/18/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt061898.pdf

Report No: NCD-166. Released: June 18, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFCATION.Re: Network Change Short Term Notification Received. Contact: Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Ginny Kennedy at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-161. Released: June 18, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION.Re: Network Change Short Term Notification Received. Contact: Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Ginny Kennedy at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-162. Released: June 18, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION.Re: Network Change Certification Received. Contact: Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Ginny Kennedy at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-163. Released: June 18, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION.Re: Network Change Notification Received. Contact: Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Ginny Kennedy at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: I-8313. Released: June 18, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-1179). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981179.wp

Released: June 18, 1998. EX PARTE PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED FOR FORMAL COMPLAINT FILED BY IT&E OVERSEAS, INC. AGAINST MICRONESIAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (FILE NO. E-98-31), AND IT&E OVERSEAS INC.'S APPLICAITON FOR REVIEW REQUESTING THE COMMISSION TO REVIEW THE DECISION OF.THE DECISION OF THE STAFF OF THE COMMON CARRIER BUREAU, ACTING UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY, TO DENY IT&E'S PETITION TO REJECT, OR ALTERNATIVELY, TO SUSPEND AND INVESTIGATE THE REVISIONS PROPOSED BY MICRONESIAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION TO ITS TARIFF FCC NO. 1 THROUGH TRANSMITTAL NO. 133 (FILE NO. CPD 97-47). (DA No. 98-1171). Contact: Common Carrier Bureau, Competitive Pricing Division: Josephine Simmons at (202) 418-1497. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981171.txt

Report No: 24265A. Released: June 18, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.

Report No: 44265A. Released: June 18, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/pnmm8096.wp

Report No: 24265. Released: June 18, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980618.txt

Report No: CWS-98-37. Released: June 18, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS INFORMATION. Contact: Irene Longin or Irene Griffith at (202) 418-1385. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8062.wp

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TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted a complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable, in Rockingham County, NC. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1147). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981147.wp

TCI OF IOWA, INC. Ordered that the appeal filed April 23, 1997, by TCI of Iowa, Inc., Cablevision, Inc. is granted and Resolution No. 15-97 dated march 245, 1997 Remanded to the City of Cascade, Iowa for proceedings consistent with the terms of this Order. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1162). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981162.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted complaint filed against January 1, 1998 cable programming services tier rate increase in Tipp, OH. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1141). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981141.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted in part Operator's Amended Petition for Reconsideration of DA-97-1279 and denied complaint filed against the January 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming services tier in Lahaina, HI. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1142). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981142.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted a complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in the Town of Carrboro, NC. Found cable programming service tier rate unreasonable beginning January 1, 1998. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1145). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981145.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted complaints filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner in Carrboro, NC. Found cable programming services tier rate unreasonable beginning January 1, 1998. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1149). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981149.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted complaint filed against the cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner cable in High Point, NC. Found cable programming service tier rate unreasonable beginning January 1, 1998. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1150). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981150.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted complaint filed against the January 1, 1997 and January 1, 1998 rate increases for cable programming services tier in Greece, NY. Refund liability to be held in abeyance pending a determination of Operator's Petition for Special Relief for Approval of Uniform Rate Structure. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1155). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981155.wp

HERITAGE CABLEVISION, INC. Granted appeal of a rate order adopted by the City of Newton, Iowa denying the cable system's request to increase its leased equipment rates and installation charges because the local rate order failed to demonstrate why the proposed rate was unreasonable. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1160). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981160.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE - ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA. Denied petition for relief of Fred Campbell d/b/d A1A TV under Section 76.975 of the rules for commercial leased access service. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1165). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981165.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE D/B/A SUMMIT CABLE SERVICES OF THOM-A-LEX, INC. Granted complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 cable programming services tier rate increase in the County of Davidson, NC. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1156). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981156.wp

NEVADA STATE CABLE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION. Granted complaint filed against Nevada Bell under Sectoin 224 of the Communications Act concering rates for cable television pole attachments. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 16, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1175). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981175.wp

CABLE SERVICES BUREAU ADOPTS DECLARATORY RULING PREEMPTING RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF OVER THE AIR RECEPTION DEVICES IMPOSED BY TOWNHOUSE ASSOCIATION IN NEW YORK. Granted the petition for declaratory ruling filed by Jordan Lourie concerning Roxbury Run Village antenna restrictions. The order finds Roxbury Run Village restriction that prohibits externally-mounted antennas violates the Commission's Over-The-Air Reception Devices Rule (47 C.F.R. Section 1.4000) by impairing installation, maintenance and use of antennas covered by the rule. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 16, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1170). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981170.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released June 17, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 116:

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NEWS RELEASES

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U.S. DISTRICT COURT UPHOLDS FCC RADIO LICENSING AUTHORITY; ISSUES INJUNCTION AGAINST UNLICENSED BROADCASTER STEPHEN DUNIFER. Report No: G-98-10. News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. CIB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8011.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: June 17, 1998. PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMENTS ON BELLSOUTH CEI PLAN TO ACT AS A SALES AGENT FOR UNAFFILIATED ALARM MONITORING SERVICE PROVIDERS.Comments Due: July 17, 1998; Reply Comments Due: August 3, 1998. (DA No. 98-1174). Contact: Janice Myles at (202) 418-1577. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981174.wp

Released: June 17, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON PETITION FOR WAIVER OF LOCAL NUMBER PORTABILITY DEADLINES.Comments Due: June 26, 1998; Reply Comments Due: July 1, 1998. (DA No. 98-1181). Contact: Common Carrier Bureau, Network Services Division: Jared Carlson at (202) 418-2350 or Patrick Forster at (202) 418-7061, Fax: (202) 418-7314, TTY: (202) 418-0484. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981181.wp

Report No: IN-98-29. Released: June 17, 1998. WRC-99 ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF INFORMAL WORKING GROUPS. Contact: International Bureau, Planning and Negotiation Division: Nancy Wiley at (202) 418-2213. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/News_Releases/1998/nrin8017.wp

Released: June 17, 1998. FCC ANNOUNCES THE CONDITIONAL GRANT OF 800 MHZ SMR LICENSES TO NEXTEL & NEVADA WIRELESS.(Balance of Winning Bids are due by July 1, 1998) Auction Event No. 16. (DA No. 98-1163). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da981163.wp

Released: June 17, 1998. FCC ANNOUNCES THE CONDITIONAL GRANT OF 199 LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE LICENSES.(Balance of Winning Bids are due by July 1, 1998) Auction Event No. 17. (DA No. 98-1169). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da981169.wp

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SPEECHES

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STATEMENT OF FCC CHAIRMAN WILLIAM KENNARD ON DISTRICT COURT UPHOLDING RADIO LICENSING REQUIREMENT IN DUNIFER PIRATE RADIO CASE. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Kennard/Statements/stwek847.html

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NUMBER PORTABILITY QUERY SERVICES. Designate for investigation issues regarding the long-term number portability query service tariffs of Ameritech Operating Companies, Bell Atlantic Telephone Companies, Pacific Bell Telephone Company, and Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Dkt No.: CC-98-14. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: June 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1173). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981173.wp

REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING AND COST ALLOCATION REQUIREMENTS - 1998 BIENNIAL REVIEW. Proposed modifying accounting and cost allocation rules. Comments Due: July 17, 1998; Reply Comments Due: August 3, 1998. Dkt No.: CC-98-81. Action by the Commission. Adopted: June 2, 1998. by NPRM. (FCC No. 98-108). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Notices/1998/fcc98108.wp

GCC LICENSE CORPORATION. Denied Benkelman Telephone Company's request to dismiss or deny GCC License Corp.'s application for major modification to its Nebraska 8 cellular license. Action by Chief, Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: June 17, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1172). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981172.wp

HONEYWELL, INC. COMMERCIAL FLIGHT SYSTEMS GROUP. Granted the requested waiver of rules to permit type acceptance of Honeywell's transceiver with 25 kHz and 8.33 kHz channel spacing (dual spacing transceiver). Action by Chief, Public Safety and Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: June 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1176). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981176.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released June 16, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 115:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 44263. Released: June 16, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980616.txt

Report No: 24263. Released: June 16, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980616.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released June 12, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 113:

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Report No: 333. Released: June 12, 1998. CORRECTED - MASS MEDIA BUREAU CALL SIGN ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Call_Sign_Changes/pnmm8094.wp