DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 180                                         September 17,1998

**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: September 17, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - SEPTEMBER 16. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt091698.pdf

Report No: NCD-198. Released: September 17, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION. Contact: Ms. Ginny Kennedy, Network Services Division at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-199. Released: September 17, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION. Contact: Ms. Ginny Kennedy, Network Services Division at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-197. Released: September 17, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION - RE: NETWORK CHANGE SHORT TERM CERTIFICATION RECEIVED. Contact: Ms. Ginny Kennedy, Network Services Division, at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: TEL-00009. Released: September 17, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATION ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-1870). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981870.pdf

Report No: IN 98-51. Released: September 17, 1998. INTERNATIONAL ACTION - WRC-2000 ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF INFORMAL WORKING GROUPS. Contact: Nancy Wiley, Planning and Negotiation Division at (202) 418-2213.

Report No: 44328. Released: September 17, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980917.txt

Report No: 24328. Released: September 17, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980917.txt

Report No: CWS-98-50. Released: September 17, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8126.wp

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TCI COMMUNICATIONS, INC., D/B/A TCI CABLEVISION OF WESTERN MICHIGAN, INC. Denied complaint filed against TCI Communications, Inc. d/b/a TCI Cablevision of Western Michigan, Inc.'s June 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming services tier in Wyoming, MI. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: September 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1817). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981817.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 16, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 179:

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NEWS RELEASES

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COMMON CARRIER ACTION - FCC PROPOSES TO ELIMINATE BARRIER TO MODEM SPEED (CC DOCKET NO. 98-163) - REPORT NO. CC 98-27. The Commission has asked for comment on a proposal that would allow consumers to download information from the Internet more quickly. Action by the Commission, September 8, 1998, by NPRM (FCC 98-221). News Media Contact: Rochelle Cohen (202) 418-0253. CCB Contact: Vincent Paladini or Anna Gomez at (202) 418-2320; TTY: (202) 418-2555. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8062.wp

COMPLIANCE AND INFORMATION ACTION - FCC ANNOUNCES THIRD JOINT AGREEMENT FOR THE RESOLUTION OF INTERFERENCE COMPLAINTS - REPORT NO. CI 98-16. The FCC announced the latest in a series of Memorandum of Understanding with private industry regarding the resolution of interference complaints. This agreement was coordinated by the FCC's Compliance and Information Bureau (CIB), working in conjunction with the FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and the Association of American Railroads (AAR).. News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. CIB Contact: John Winston at (202) 418-1100. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8019.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 1378. Released: September 16, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: 50. Released: September 16, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACTION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8124.pdf

Report No: 49. Released: September 16, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8123.pdf

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SPEECHES

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STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER GLORIA TRISTANI ON LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD V. FCC. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Tristani/Statements/stgt822.html

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PART 68 WAIVER REQUEST OF THOMSON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, INC. Granted, to the extent indicated, subject to conditions and subject to the Commission's decision on reconsideration of the Alameda Order, 10 FCC Rcd 12135, Thomson Consumer Electronics, Inc.'s request for waiver of Section 68.312(k) of the Commission's Rules so that it may register, under Part 68 of the Commission's Rules, devices that detect the presence of a stutter dial tone. Action by Deputy Chief, Network Services Division. Adopted: September 15, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1867). CCB

IOWA GREAT LAKES BROADCASTING CO., INC. - KICD-FM, SPENCER, IA. Granted Iowa Great Lakes Broadcasting Co., Inc.'s (Iowa) petition for reconsideration of the staff's December 10, 1997, letter action dismissing Iowa's application for correction of site data for KICD-FM, Spencer, Iowa and denying Iowa's related request for waiver of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.207. Reinstated Iowa's application for correction of site data for KICD-FM; granted the application and related request for waiver of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.207. Action by Assistant Chief, Audio Services Division. Adopted: September 10, 1998. by Letter. (DA No. 98-1853). MMB