DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 136                                              July 16,1998

**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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FCC RELEASES STUDY ON TELEPHONE TRENDS. CCB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8047.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: July 16, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG, JULY 15. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt071598.pdf

Report No: 1-8321. Released: July 16, 1998. FOREIGN CARRIER AFFILIATION NOTIFICATION. Contact: Joanna Lowery (202) 418-1470.

Report No: 1-8320. Released: July 16, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-1408). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981408.txt

Report No: 2284. Released: July 16, 1998. PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING FILED.

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NEVADA BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY. Suspeded transmittal #245 for one day and made it subject to the investigation initated in the 1998 Annual Access Suspension Order. Dkt No.: 98-104. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division. Adopted: July 16, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1420). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981420.wp

AMERITECH PETITION FOR LIMITED MODIFICATION OF LATA BOUNDARIES TO PROVIDE EXPANDED LOCAL CALLING SERVICES. Granted Amertech's request to provide two-way, flat-rated, non-optional expanded local calling service (ELCS) between three exchanges in Ohio; granted limited modification of local access transport area (LATA) boundaries. Action by Deputy Chief, Network Services Division. Adopted: June 16, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1387). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981387.wp

INWOOD INVESTORS PARTNERSHIP L.P. AND WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF LONGVIEW, INC. Granted application to transfer control of Warwick Communications, licensee of four Texas television stations, from Inwood to White Knight; granted conditional waver of duopoly rule. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: July 15, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1404). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981404.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 15, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 135:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: CCB/CPD-98-45. Released: July 15, 1998. PROTESTED TARIFF TRANSMITTALS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-1413). Contact: Judith A. Nitsche (202) 418-1540.

Released: July 15, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON ADMINISTRATION OF FEDERAL UNIVERSAL SERVICE SUPPORT MECHANISMS. COMMENTS DUE AUG 5, REPLIES DUE AUG. 12. (DA No. 98-1336). Dkt No.: 97-21, 96-45. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981336.pdf

Report No: 1369. Released: July 15, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS.

Released: July 15, 1998. JACKSON UTILITY DIVISION, CITY OF JACKSON, TENNESSEE.Filed an application for open video system certification. (DA No. 98-1410). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/1998/da981410.wp

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ACCESS CHARGE REFORM FOR INCUMBENT LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS SUBJECT TO RATE-OF-RETURN REGULATION. Granted NECA and RTC motion and extended comment and reply deadlines to August 17 and September 17, respectively. Dkt No.: 98-77. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1418). CCB

C-TEC CORPORATION. Released for comment Proposed Resolution resolving cable programming services tier rate complaints filed against systems in various communties served by C-TEC Cable Systems. Action by the Commission. Adopted: June 22, 1998. by Order. (FCC No. 98-132). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/fcc98132.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 14, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 134:

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COMCAST CABLEVISION OF TALLAHASSEE, INC. Denied complaint filed against the January 1, 1998, cable programming services tier rate increases in Tallahassee, Florida. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 14, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1395). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981395.wp