DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 155                                            August 12,1998

**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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Report No: N-80-A. Released: August 12, 1998. COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS.

Released: August 12, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 08/11/98. Contact: Public Reference Room: (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt081198.pdf

Report No: 1373. Released: August 12, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS RE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: Cable Services Bureau: (202) 418-7000.

Report No: DS-1870. Released: August 12, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8199.txt

Report No: DS-1869. Released: August 12, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION.Re: Satellite Radio Applications Accepted For Filing. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8198.txt

Report No: TEL-176-A. Released: August 12, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18). Contact: International Public Reference Center: (202) 418-1492. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8200.txt

Report No: TEL-176-B. Released: August 12, 1998. NON-STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214, CABLE LANDING LICENSE AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18 and 1.767). Contact: International Reference Center: (202) 418-1492. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8201.txt

Report No: 44303. Released: August 12, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980812.txt

Report No: 24303. Released: August 12, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980812.txt

Report No: D-999. Released: August 12, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md980812.pdf

Report No: D-999-A. Released: August 12, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md980812.pdf

Released: August 12, 1998. CORRECTION OF TYPOGRAPHICAL ERROR IN FY 1998 MASS MEDIA REGUALTORY FEE PUBLIC NOTICE DATED AUGUST 1, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/pnmc8049.wp

Released: August 12, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe: (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980812.html

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VIRGIN ISLANDS TELEPHONE CORPORATION. Denied Request for Extension of Waiver of the Four-Digit Carrier Identification Code (CIC) Implementation Schedule. Action by Chief, Network Services Division. Adopted: August 12, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1613). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981613.wp

BUDD BROADCASTING, INC. Denied petition filed by Budd Broadcasting, Inc. seeking special relief to modify the Gainesville, Florida ADI to include Television Broadcast Station WGFL (Channel 53), High Springs, Florida, for carriage in five cable systems. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 10, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1603). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981603.wp

MEDIAONE. Denied complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 cable programming services tier and Limited Plus tier rate increases in North Ridgeville, Ohio. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 7, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1596). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981596.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against the rate increase for cable programming services tier charged by Time Warner Cable in Tampa, FL. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 7, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98--1592). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981592.wp

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS. Denied complaint filed against the March 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in West Covina, CA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 7, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1593). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981593.wp

SUBURBAN CABLE TV, INC. Granted complaint filed against Suburban Cable TV, Inc., concerning its charges for cable programming service in tier in Caln, PA. Determined refund amount to be de minimis. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 10, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1602). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981602.wp

COMCAST CABLEVISION OF WESTMORELAND, INC. Denied a complaint filed against the June 1, 1995 cable programming services tier rate increase in Hampton, Pennsylvania. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 10, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1598). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981598.wp

CABLE TV FUND 14-A, LTD., D/B/A JONES INTERCABLE, INC. Denied complaints filed against the February 1, 1995 cable programming services tier rate increase in Wright, Big Lake, Cokato, Dassel, Delano, Maple Lake, Rockford, Watertown, Buffalo, and Monticello, MN. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 10, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1597). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981597.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 11, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 154:

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Released: August 11, 1998. ERRATUM - PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMENTS ON PETITION BY THE COMPETITION POLICY INSTITUTE FOR DECLARATORY RULING ON THE REALISTIC CHOICE STANDARD FOR IMPLEMENTING THE PUBLIC INTEREST TEST IN SECTION 271 OF THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT. Contact: Policy and Program Planning Division, Common Carrier Bureau: (202) 418-1580.

Report No: 2291. Released: August 11, 1998. PETITIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND CLARIFICATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/pnmc8050.wp

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AT&T CORPORATION, ET. AL. V. QWEST, ET. AL. Adopted Protective Order intended to facilitate the full and meaningful discussion of Confidential Information that is offered orally during the course of the status conference to be held on Wednesday, August 12, 1998, at 2:00 pm in the commission meeting room, located at 1919 M Street, NW, Washington, DC, 8th floor. Reflecting the manner in which such Confidential Information, as defined, is to be treated. Action by Chief, Formal Complaints and Investigations Branch, Enforcement Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: August 11, 1998. by Protective Order. (DA No. 98-1609). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981609.wp

REVIEW OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES REGARDING THE MAIN STUDIO AND LOCAL PUBLIC INSPECTION FILES OF BROADCAST TELEVISION AND RADIO STATIONS. Amended rules regarding the main studio and local public inspection file for broadcast stations. Dkt No.: MM-97-138. Action by the Commission. Adopted: July 27, 1998. by R&O. (FCC No. 98-175). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98175.wp

ERRATUM - TO MO&O RELEASED AUGUST 10, 1998, AMENDING PARTS 13 AND 80 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES TO IMPLEMENT THE GLOBAL MARITIME DISTRESS AND SAFETY SYSTEM (GMDSS) TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA. Correcting FCC-97-180 to be FCC-98-180. Dkt No.: PR-90-480. Action by the Commission. by Erratum. WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/err98180.wp