DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 140                                              July 22,1998

**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: July 22, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - JULY 21. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt072198.pdf

Report No: N-77-A. Released: July 22, 1998. COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS ACTIONS - APPLICATIONS FILED UNDER RULES PART 68 - CONNECTION OF TERMINAL EQUIPMENT TO THE TELEPHONE NETWORK. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/Part68_Actions/22jul98r.txt

Report No: 1370. Released: July 22, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS RE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: DS-1863. Released: July 22, 1998. INTERNATIONAL BUREAU SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8185.txt

Report No: DS-1862. Released: July 22, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION RE: SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8184.txt

Report No: TEL-170-A. Released: July 22, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING (FORMAL SECTION 63.18). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8186.txt

Report No: 44288. Released: July 22, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980722.txt

Report No: 24288. Released: July 22, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980722.txt

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ERRATUM - TCI CABLEVISION OF OHIO, INC. Corrected MO&O, DA 98-1268, released July 1, 1998 - Appeal of local rate order of the City of Fairfield, OH. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: July 20, 1998. by Erratum. CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/er981268.wp

COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Denied complaints filed against the November 1, 1997 cable programming services tier rate increase of Cox Communications, Inc. in Smithfield, North Smithfield, Lincoln, Central Falls, Cumberland and Woonsocket, R.I. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: July 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1444). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981444.wp

COMCAST CABLEVISION OF WEST PALM BEACH, INC. Denied complaints filed against Comcast Cablevision of West Palm Beach, Inc.'s rate increase for cable programming services tier in West Palm Beach, Florida. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: July 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1438). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981438.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 21, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 139:

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NEWS RELEASES

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YOG R. VARMA NAMED DEPUTY BUREAU CHIEF, LISA M. ZAINA NAMED SENIOR COUNSEL AND ASSOCIATE BUREAU CHIEF OF THE COMMON CARRIER BUREAU; SUZANNE M. TETREAULT NAMED ACTING DEPUTY BUREAU CHIEF OF THE BUREAU. CCB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8049.wp

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COMSAT MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS. Approved COMSAT Mobile Communications' Cost Allocation Manual governing the accounting separation of CMC's costs between its jurisdictional and nonjurisdictional activities. Action by Chief, Accounting Safeguards Division. Adopted: July 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1453). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981453.wp

**1998 BIENNIAL REGULATORY REVIEW - ELIMINATION OF PART 41 TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE FRANKS. Proposed to eliminate, in toto, Part 41 (Telegraph and Telephone Franks) of the Commisison's rules. Comments due August 31; replies September 10. Dkt No.: CC- 98-119. Action by the Commission. Adopted: July 8, 1998. by NPRM. (FCC No. 98-152). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Notices/1998/fcc98152.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 20, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 138:

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ERRATUM TO 2ND REPORT AND ORDER - AMENDMENT OF PART 90 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES TO ADOPT REGULATIONS FOR AUTOMATIC VEHICLE MONITORING SYSTEMS. Corrected text and final rules adopted in the Second Report and Order, FCC 98-157, released July 14, 1998. Dkt No.: PR- 93-61. Action by Bureau Chief. by Erratum. WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/err98157.wp