DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 164                                            August 25,1998

**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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Released: August 25, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - AUGUST 24. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt082498.pdf

Report No: 44312. Released: August 25, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980825.txt

Report No: 24312. Released: August 25, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980825.txt

Released: August 25, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe, Office of the Secretary at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980825.html

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CABLE ONE, INC. Granted complaints filed against the rate charged by Cable One for cable programming services tier in Sioux City, IA. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: August 18, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1665). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981665.wp

FALCON CABLE SYSTEMS COMPANY II. Granted a complaint filed against the rate charged by Falcon Cable for cable programming services tier in Atascadero, CA. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: August 18, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1672). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981672.wp

MEDIAONE OF NEW ENGLAND, INC. Denied complaints filed against the January 1, 1996 and January 1, 1998 rate increases of MediaOne of New England, Inc. for cable programming services tier in Concord, NH. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: August 19, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1666). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981666.wp

HEIDI DAMSKY, WEDA, LTD., HOMEWOOD PARTNERS, INC. Denied Petition for Reconsideration filed on May 22, 1998 by Heidi Damsky and dismissed as moot Emergency Motion for Stay filed June 1, 1998 by Heidi Damsky all directed to the Commission's MO&O, FCC 98-81, released May 6, 1998 which approved a settlement in the proceeding regarding a construction permit for a new FM Station on Channel 247A, Homewood, Alabama. Dkt No.: MM- 90-638. Action by the Commission. Adopted: August 18, 1998. by Order. (FCC No. 98-202). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98202.wp

JOINT REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FOR NEW FM RADIO STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT CHANNEL 245A, WILLARD, OH. Granted Christian Faith Broadcast, Inc. (CFB) the construction permit application and permanent waiver of the FCC's one-to-a-market rule for a new FM Radio Station, Channel 245A, Willard, Ohio; approved settlement agreement filed on January 27, 1998. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: August 21, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1677). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981677.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 24, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 163:

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Released: August 24, 1998. THE NEW INTERNATIONAL BUREAU FILE NUMBER FORMAT. (DA No. 98-1692). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981692.pdf

Report No: AUC-18-C. Released: August 24, 1998. AUCTION OF PHASE II 220 MHZ SERVICE LICENSES - STATUS OF APPLICATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN AUCTION - BUREAU REMINDS BIDDERS OF RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER NEPA PROVISIONS. (DA No. 98-1689). Contact: Lisa Hartigan, Christina Clearwater, or Frank Stilwell (all for filing status questions) or Bob Reagle (for bidding questions) , Auctions and Industry Analysis Division at (202) 418-0660. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da981689.wp

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SILVER STAR TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. Denied the Wyoming Public Service Commission's and a collection of Wyoming incumbent local exchange carriers' petitions for reconsideration of the Commission's Silver Star Preemption Order, in which the Commission exercised its preemption authority under section 253(d) of the Communications Act, as amended. Action by the Commission. Adopted: August 19, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-205). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98205.wp

APPLICATION OF WORLDCOM, INC. AND MCI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION FOR TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF MCI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION TO WORLDCOM, INC. Granted Cable & Wireless plc's (C&W) motion asking the Commission to amend the protective order in this proceeding so that it will apply to any confidential documents C&W submits in connection with the WorldCom and MCI merger proceeding. Dkt No.: CC- 97-211. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: August 24, 1998. by Ord. Mod. Prot. Ord. (DA No. 98-1679). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981679.wp

MCII GENERAL PARTNERSHIP. Denied WWC Holding Com., Inc.'s Petition for Reconsideration of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau's dismissal of WWC's Phase I Application for the Wyoming 1 RSA. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: August 24, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1693). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981693.wp

RALPH P. ADDINGTON. Denied Ralph Pierce Addington's request for confidential treatment of the information contained in Exhibit C of his FCC Form 175 application in the 220 MHz auction. Action by Chief, Auctions and Industry Analysis Division. by Letter. (DA No. 98-1680). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981680.wp

ERRATUM - METACOMM CELLULAR PARTNERS/MCII GENERAL PARTNERSHIP. Corrects Order released June 23, 1998 in this proceeding (DA 98-1224). Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: August 24, 1998. by Erratum. WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/er981224.wp

JOHN REARDON, MOBEX COMMUNICATIONS INC. Denied John Reardon's request for confidential treatment of Exhibit E of his FCC Form 175 application in the 220 MHz auction. Action by Chief, Auctions and Industry Analysis Division. by Letter. (DA No. 98-1688). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981688.wp