DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 145                                              July 29,1998

**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 REFERENCE BOOK OF RATES, PRICE INDICES, AND EXPENDITURES FOR TELEPHONE SERVICE. CCB Contact: Tracy Waldon at (202) 418-0940; TTY: (202) 418-0484. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8053.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: July 29, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - JULY 28. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt072898.pdf

Report No: 3646. Released: July 29, 1998. CABLE SERVICES ACTIONS.

Report No: 1371. Released: July 29, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: SPB-132. Released: July 29, 1998. INTERNATIONAL BUREAU SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFORMATION.

Report No: DS-1866. Released: July 29, 1998. INTERNATIONAL BUREAU - SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8191.txt

Report No: DS-1865. Released: July 29, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE INFORMATION RE: SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8190.txt

Report No: TEL-172-A. Released: July 29, 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/pnin8188.txt

Report No: 44293. Released: July 29, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980729.txt

Report No: 24293. Released: July 29, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980729.txt

Released: July 29, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS (1 OF 2). Contact: Barbara Lowe, Office of the Secretary, at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exa80729.html

Released: July 29, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS (2 OF 2). Contact: Barbara Lowe, Office of the Secretary, at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exb80729.html

Report No: LB-98-56. Released: July 29, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVICE INFORMATION - PRO FORMA BROADBAND PCS (F BLOCK) ASSIGNMENT APPLICATION GRANTED. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8085.wp

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TEXTS

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ERRATUM - IN THE MATTER OF SOUTHWESTERN BELL PETITION FOR LIMITED MODIFICATION OF LATA BOUNDARIES TO PROVIDE EXPANDED LOCAL CALLING SERVICE. Erratum amending Order released July 24, 1998. Correct DA number is DA 98-1500. Action by Deputy Chief, Network Services Division. Adopted: July 29, 1998. by Erratum. CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/er981500.wp

LESEA BROADCASTING CORP., LICENSEE, KWHB(TV), TULSA, OK. Issued Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture for $12,000 to LeSea Broadcasting Corp, licensee of Station KWHB(TV), Tulsa, Oklahoma, for repeated violations of the Commission's rule limiting the amount of commercial matter that may be aired during children's programming. Granted license renewal applications of LeSea Broadcasting for station KWHB(TV). Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: July 24, 1998. by NAL-Letter. (DA No. 98-1496). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981496.wp

NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC., LICENSEE, KTKA-TV, TOPEKA, KS. Issued Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture for $7,500 to Northeast Kansas Broadcast Service, Inc., licensee of KTKA-TV, Topeka, Kansas, for repeated violations of the Commission's rule limiting the amount of commercial matter that may be aired during children's programming. Granted license renewal application of Northeast Kansas Broadcast Service, Inc., for station KTKA-TV. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: July 24, 1998. by NAL-Letter. (DA No. 98-1495). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981495.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 28, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 144:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 2286. Released: July 28, 1998. PETITIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND CLARIFICATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS.

Released: July 28, 1998. REQUEST BY BELL ATLANTIC-WEST VIRGINIA FOR INTERIM RELIEF UNDER SECTION 706, OR, IN THE ALTERNATIVE, A LATA BOUNDARY MODIFICATION - PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED.On July 23, 1998, Bell Atlantic-West Virginia filed a request for emergency relief to allow Bell Atlantic to provide the State of West Virginia with "high-speed connections to the Internet." Bell Atlantic requests the Commission to grant this relief pursuant to section 706(a), or, in the alternative, as a modification to the Local Access and Transport Areas (LATAs) boundaries in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Comments due August 10; replies August 15. (DA No. 98-1506). Contact: Gregory Cooke or David Ward, Network Services Division at (202) 418-2320. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981506.wp

Report No: 2287. Released: July 28, 1998. OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS REFERENCE OPERATIONS DIVISION PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING FILED. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/pnmc8040.wp

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TEXTS

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1998 ANNUAL ACCESS TARIFF FILINGS. Suspended for one day and set for investigation and consolidated in CC Docket No. 98-104 the tariff transmittal revisions filed by vaious local exchange carriers (LECs). The transmittals propose to make various revisions and corrections in LEC 1998 annual access tariff filings. Dkt No.: CC- 98-104. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division. Adopted: July 28, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1505). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981505.wp

DIGITAL BROADCASTING OVS, LLC. Granted Digital Broadcasting OVS, LLC's application for open video system certification for sixty-five communities in Puerto Rico. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division. Adopted: July 28, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1503). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981503.wp