DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 143                                              July 27,1998

**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 NEW TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERSHIP REPORT. CCB Contact: Alexander Belinfante: (202) 418-0944. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8052.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: July 27, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.(Public Reference Log: 07/24/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt072498.pdf

Report No: 3643. Released: July 27, 1998. CABLE SERVICES BUREAU ACTIONS.

Report No: 3644. Released: July 27, 1998. CABLE SERVICES BUREAU ACTIONS.

Report No: 44291. Released: July 27, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980727.txt

Report No: 24291. Released: July 27, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980727.txt

Released: July 27, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVICE INFORMATION. (DA No. 98-1465). Contact: Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: David Judelsohn at (202) 418-7240.

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FEDERAL-STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE. Issued Protective Order to facilitate and expedite review of documents containing trade secrets and commercial or financial information submitted by a person or entity that are either privileged or confidential. Dkt No.: CC-96-45, CC-97-160. Action by Deputy Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: July 27, 1998. by Protective Order. CCB

TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 cable programming services tier rate increase in Monroe Twp., OH. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1454). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981454.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted a complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Village of Yellow Springs, OH. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1455). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981455.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE - ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA. Denied petition for relief of John P. Ruditis under Section 76.975 of the rules for commercial leased access service. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 22, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1476). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981476.wp

LORILEI COMMUNICATIONS, INC. VS. CABLEVISION OF MONMOUTH, INC. Granted in part and denied in part petition for relief filed by Lorilei Communications, Inc., d/b/a The Firm Multimedia under Section 76.975 of the rules for commercial leased access service. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 24, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1491). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981491.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 24, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 142:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: July 24, 1998. INTELECA COMMUNICATIONS CORP. REQUEST FOR WAIVER PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED.Comments Due: August 07, 1998; Reply Comments Due: August 14, 1998. (DA No. 98-1478). Dkt No.: CC-96-45. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981478.wp

Released: July 24, 1998. RCN TELECOM SERVICES OF NEW JERSEY, INC. FILES AN APPLICATION FOR OPEN VIDEO SYSTEM CERTIFICATION FOR NORTHERN NEW JERSEY. (DA No. 98-1489). Contact: Legal Contact: Allan Manuel at (202) 418-1047, TTY: (202) 418-7172. News Media Contact: Morgan Broman (202) 418-2358. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/1998/da981489.wp

Report No: 44290A. Released: July 24, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Released: July 24, 1998. FCC ANNOUNCES THE CONDITIONAL GRANT OF LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE LICENCES.(Balance of Winning Bids are due by August 7, 1998 Auction Event No. 17, Balance Due: August 7, 1998); Late Payment Deadline: August 21, 1998. (DA No. 98-1474). Contact: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Linda Armstrong or Adrian Wright at 9202) 418-7400; TTY: (202) 418-0484, or via e-mail: larmstro@fcc.gov or awright@fcc.gov.

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1998 BIENNIAL REGULATORY REVIEW -. Issued Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the 1998 Biennial Review Part 61 of the Commission's Rules and Related Tariffing Requirements. Dkt No.: CC-98-131. Action by the Commission. Adopted: July 15, 1998. by NPRM. (FCC No. 98-164). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Notices/1998/fcc98164.wp

JACKSON UTILITY DIVISION, CITY OF JACKSON, TENNESSEE. Application for open video system certification denied. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 24, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1481). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981481.wp

ROBIN MEDIA GROUP, INC. D/B/A INTERMEDIA. Denied complaints filed against the January 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Gainesville and Hall County, GA. Granted LFA's request for special relief and reviewed cost of service upgrade rate justification for basic service tier. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 21, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1471). CSB

RADIO SUNGROUP OF TEXAS, INC./SUNBURST MEDIA, LP. Erratum to MO&O and NAL (FCC-98-171) released July 23, 1998. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. by Erratum. MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/err98171.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 23, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 141:

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NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE. Erratum amending Order (DA-98-1434) released July 23. Action by Deputy Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: July 23, 1998. by Erratum. CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/er981434.wp

COMCAST CABLEVISION OF HOWARD COUNTY, INC. Approved Refund Plan and denied Request to Hold Refund Plan Implementation in Abeyance. Filed by Comcast Cablevision of Howard County, Inc., for various communities in Howard County, MD. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 21, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1470). CSB

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 22, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 140:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 24. Released: July 22, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACTION.