DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 129                                               July 7,1998

**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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INTERNATIONAL ACTION - JOANNA S. LOWRY AND JACQUELINE SPINDLER NAMED TO NEW RESPONSIBILITIES IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS DIVISION, INTERNATIONAL BUREAU - REPORT NO. IN 98-38. IB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/News_Releases/1998/nrin8021.txt

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: July 7, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - 7/6. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt070798.pdf

Report No: 44277. Released: July 7, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980707.txt

Report No: 24277. Released: July 7, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980707.txt

Report No: 44277A. Released: July 7, 1998. " ERRATUM TO PUBLIC NOTICE ""BROADCAST APPLICATIONS"" REPORT 44272 RELEASED 6/29 ." Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/pnmm8101.wp

Released: July 7, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980707.html

Released: July 7, 1998. AGENDA FOR BBANDWIDTH EN BANC HEARING JULY 9, 1998. Contact: Marcelino Ford-Livene at (202) 418-2030. News Media Contact: Audrey Spivack (202) 418-0654. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/pnmc8039.html

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TEXTS

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PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION VS. CFW CABLE OF VIRGINIA, INC. Granted must-carry complaint filed by Paxson Communications Corporation against CFW Cable of Virginia, inc., operator of television system serving Covington, Clifton Forge, Iron Gate and Unincorporated portion of Alleghany County, Virginia. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division. Adopted: July 2, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1341). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981341.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 6, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 128:

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NEWS RELEASES

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COMMON CARRIER ACTION - FCC PROPOSES $1.04 MILLION FORFEITURE AGAINST ALL AMERICAN TELEPHONE COMPANY FOR APPARENTLY USING FORGED AUTHORIZATION FORMS TO "SLAM" CONSUMERS - REPORT NO. CC 98-19. The Commission has proposed a $1.04 million forfeiture against All American Telephone Company, Inc. for apparently engaging in slamming, the pactice of changing a consumer's telephone company without the consumer's express consent. All American has 30 days either pay the forfeiture or show why the forfeiture should be reducd or not imposed. Action by the Commission July 6, 1998, by Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (FCC 98-146).. News Media Contact: Rochelle Cohen (202) 418-0253. CCB Contact: Darius Withers and Colleen Heitkamp at (202) 418-0960.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: July 6, 1998. AMEREN ENERGY COMMUNICATIONS, SEEKS COMMISSION DETERMINATION OF "EXEMPT TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY" STATUS UNDER THE PUBLIC UTILITY HOLDING COMPANY ACT OF 1935, AS ADDED BY SECTION 103 OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996.On June 29, 1998, Ameren Energy Communications, pursuant to section 34(a)(1) of the Public Utility Holding Company act of 1935, as added by Section 103 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, filed an application requesting a Commission determination that it is an "exempt telecommunciations company." Persons wishing to file comments regarding the adequacy or accuracy of the application of Ameren must do so no later than July 21, 1998. Reply comments due July 28, 1998. (DA No. 98-1343). Contact: Jared Cornfeld at (202) 418-1884.

Report No: 2282. Released: July 6, 1998. OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS REFERENCE OPERATIONS DIVISION PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING FILD - CORRECTED.

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ALL AMERICAN TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. Proposed a $1.04 million forfeiture against All American Telephone Company, Inc. for apparently engaging in slamming. All American has 30 days to either pay the forfeiture or show why the forfeiture should be reduced or not imposed. Action by the Commission. Adopted: July 6, 1998. by NAL for Forfeiture. (FCC No. 98-146). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Notices/1998/fcc98146.wp

BELL ATLANTIC CORPORATION. Granted extension of time for Bell Atlantic to submit its revised Performance Monitoring Report submissions. Submissions due July 10, 1998. Action by Chief, Accounting Safeguards Division. Adopted: July 6, 1998. by Letter/NAL. (DA No. 98-1348). CCB Contact: Anthony Dale at (202) 418-2260 or Whiting Thayer at (202) 418-0822. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981348.wp