DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 184                                         September 23,1998

**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: September 23, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - SEPTEMBER 22. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt092298.pdf

Report No: N-86-A. Released: September 23, 1998. COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS FILED UNDER RULES PART 68 -CONNECTION OF TERMINAL EQUIPMENT TO THE TELEPHONE NETWORK. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/Part68_Actions/23sep98r.txt

Report No: 44332. Released: September 23, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980923.txt

Report No: 24332. Released: September 23, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980923.txt

Report No: D-1005-A. Released: September 23, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md980923.pdf

Report No: D-1005. Released: September 23, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md980923.pdf

Report No: 314. Released: September 23, 1998. EXPERIMENTAL ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Public_Notices/1998/pnet8018.wp

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TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against Time Warner Cable's January 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming services tier in the City of Troy and Clifton Park, NY. Granted in part Operator's Petition for Reconsideration of DA 97-1736. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: September 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1901). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981901.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted complaints filed against Time Warner Cable's January 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming services in Guilderland, Albany City and Watervliet, NY. Granted in part Operator's Petition for Reconsideration of DA 97-1737. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: September 18, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1903). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981903.wp

CABLEVISION OF BOSTON, INC. Granted complaint filed against Cablevision of Boston's January 1, 1998, cable programming services tier rate increase in Boston, MA. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: September 21, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1930). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981930.wp

SUBURBAN CABLE TV COMPANY, INC. Granted complaint filed against Suburban Cable TV Company, Inc.'s April 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming services tier in Hatfield Borough, PA. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: September 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1900). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981900.wp

MEDIAONE. Denied complaint filed against MediaOne's January 1, 1998, cable programming service tier rate increase in Snellville, GA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: September 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1931). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981931.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against Time Warner Cable's January 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming services tier in Palmyra, NY. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: September 18, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1904). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981904.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Approved refund plan Time Warner Cable filed for Apex, NC. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: September 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1907). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981907.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Approved the refund plan Time Warner Cable filed for Los Angeles and Santa Clarita, CA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: September 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1910). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981910.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against the January 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming services tier Time Warner was charging in Lyons, NY. Action by Chief,, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: September 18, 1998. by Order. (DA No. DA-1902). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981902.wp

FALCON CABLEVISION. Approved the refund plan Falcon Cablevision filed for Woodland Hill, CA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: September 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1913). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981913.wp

CABLEVISION SYSTEMS. Denied complaints filed against Cablevision Systems' January 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming services tier in Huntington, North Hempstead and Hempstead, NY. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: September 21, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1924). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981924.wp

AT&T CORP. Denied petition filed by AT&T Corporation to waive the Commission's International Settlements Policy to change the accounting rate for switched voice services with Haiti. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division. Adopted: September 21, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1925). IB

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 22, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 183:

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Report No: 2298. Released: September 22, 1998. PETITIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND CLARIFICATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS.

Report No: NA-227. Released: September 22, 1998. NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS AND NOTIFICATION OF PETITIONS TO DENY DEADLINE. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8142.wp

Report No: B-219. Released: September 22, 1998. NON-COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF OCTOBER 23, 1998 CUT-OFF DATE. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8141.wp

Report No: 2007. Released: September 22, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS.

Released: September 22, 1998. ADDITIONAL COMMENT SOUGHT - WIRELESS 911 "STRONGEST SIGNAL" PROPOSAL FILED BY AD HOC ALLIANCE FOR PUBLIC ACCESS TO 911 - CC DOCKET NO. 94-102.The Commission is seeking additional comment in the wireless Enhanced 911 rulemaking proceeding with respect to an ex parte presentation filed by Ad Hoc Alliance for Public Access to 911 on September 17, 1998. Comments due October 7; replies October 19. (DA No. 98-1936). Contact: Won Kim, Policy Division at (202) 418-1310.

Released: September 22, 1998. FCC ANNOUNCES THE CONDITIONAL GRANT OF 265 LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE LICENSES (BALANCE OF WINNING BIDS ARE DUE BY OCTOBER 6) AND THE DISMISSAL OF ONE APPLIATION - AUCTION EVENT NO. 17. (DA No. 98-1748). Contact: OMD (payment, FCC Form 159 and refund questions): Linwood Jenkins at(202) 418-1995; WTB Public Safety and Private Wireless Division (FCC Form 601 Questions): Bob James or James Moskowitz at(202) 418-0680. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0654.

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LAKESHORE BROADCASTING, INC. Denied Application for Review of Lakeshore Broadcasting, Inc., former applicant for a new FM station on Channel 229A at North Madison, OH for review of dismissal of application. Action by the Commission. Adopted: September 15, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-227). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98227.wp

TVCON/RIOVISION. Conditionally granted Perry W. Haddon's application requesting to change the LMDS applicant's current status from an individual to a partnership in the name of TVCON/RioVision. Action by Chief, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division. Adopted: September 22, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1923). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981923.wp

BAKER CREEK COMMUNICATIONS, L.P. Conditionally granted Baker Creek's LMDS application; found that Hyperion Telecommunications, Inc. and its controlling principal, Adelphia Communications Corp. are affiliates of Baker Creek Communications, L.P., a participant in the FCC's LMDS auction completed March 25, 1998. As a result, Baker Creek is not eligible to receive the (small business) bidding credits it claimed during the LMDS auction; granted, in part and denied in part Nextband's Petition to Deny the Application of Baker Creek. Action by Chief, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division. Adopted: September 22, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1921). WTB

PINPOINT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Denied PinPoint Communications, Inc.'s Waiver Request seeking waiver of Section 101.1106 of the Commission's rules, which requires each successful bidder for LMDS licenses to submit its long-form application within ten business days of being notified, by Public Notice, that it is the winning bidder. Dismissed PinPoint's long-form application regarding LMDS Service Licenses to serve BTA 185, Hastings, NE and BTA 270, McCook, NE, and imposed default payment obligations on PinPoint. Action by Chief, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division. Adopted: September 22, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1922). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981922.wp

ERRATUM TO MO&O RELEASED SEPTEMBER 11, FCC 98-223 - COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANCE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ACT. Corrected the MO&O released September 11, 1998, FCC 98-223, regarding the Petition for Extension of the Compliance Date under Section 107 of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act. Action by Bureau Chief. by Erratum. WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/err98223.wp

AMENDMENT OF PART 80 OF THE RULES CONCERNING U.S. COAST GUARD VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICES SYSTEMS IN NEW ORLEANS, LA. Modified Section 80.838(a) of the Commission's Rules to reinstate New Orleans, LA, to the list of the Unitd States Coast Guard designated radio protection areas for mandatory Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) systems and to re-establish marine VHF Channels 11, 12, and 14 as the VTS frequencies for New Orleans. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: September 22, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1935). WTB

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 18, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 181:

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Report No: SES-00009. Released: September 18, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION - RE: ACTIONS TAKEN. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8232.pdf

Report No: SES-00008. Released: September 18, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES - RE: SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8231.pdf

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

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Report No: N-85-A. Released: September 16, 1998. COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS FILED UNDER RULES PART 68 - CONNECTION OF TERMINAL EQUIPMENT TO THE TELEPHONE NETWORK. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/Part68_Actions/16sep98r.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 15, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 178:

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Report No: CCB/CPD-98-55. Released: September 15, 1998. PROTESTED TARIFF TRANSMITTALS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-1868). Contact: Judith A. Nitsche at (202) 418-1540. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981868.wp