DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 194                                            October 7,1998

**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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Report No: N-88-A. Released: October 7, 1998. COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/Part68_Actions/07oct98r.txt

Report No: TEL-00015S. Released: October 7, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 CABLE LANDING LICENSE AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING (FORMAL SECTION 63.18 AND 1.767) APPLICATION.Applications Subject to Streamlined Processing. Contact: International Bureau Reference Center: (202) 418-1492 or (202) 418-1493. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8242.pdf

Released: October 7, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON WESTERN PCS II LICENSE CORPORATION REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF SECTION 20.6 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES.Comments Due: November 6, 1998; Reply Comments Due: November 23, 1998. (DA No. 98-2017). Contact: Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: Jonathan Radin or David Krech at (202) 418-7240. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982017.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released October 6, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 193:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: October 6, 1998. ERRATA - PETITION OF US WEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC. FOR FORBEARANCE FROM REGULATION AS A DOMINANT CARRIER IN THE PHOENIX, ARIZONA MSA.Correction to Public Notice (DA-98-1712) released August 28, 1998. (DA No. 98-2019). Dkt No.: CC-98-157.

Report No: 3653. Released: October 6, 1998. CABLE SERVICES ACTION.

Report No: 24341. Released: October 6, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981006.txt

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SPEECHES

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STATEMENT BY FCC CHAIRMAN WILLIAM KENNARD ON DIGITAL TELEVISION TRANSITION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Kennard/Statements/stwek875.html

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TEXTS

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PACIFIC BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY. Ordered that Pacific Bell Telephone Company Tariff No. FCC 128 Transmittal No. 2007 be subject to investigation initiated in Transmittal No. 1986. Dkt No.: CC-98-103. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: October 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2018). CCB

JIM PENG, RANGER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. AND RANGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted in part, and denied in part, Application for Review of Denial of Request for Inspection of Records. FOIA Control No. 98-101. Action by the FCC. Adopted: September 28, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-246). CIB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/Orders/1998/fcc98246.wp

ROSENDALE, NEW YORK FM PROCEEDING. Denied the aforementioned Motion for Clarification and/or Further Review filed by the State of New York, and terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM-93-17. Action by the FCC. Adopted: September 22, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-237). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98237.wp

UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC., WABASH VALLEY BROADCSTING CORPORATION, EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TERRE HAUTE. Granted the applications to assign the license of station WWVR(FM), West Terre Haute, Indiana, from United Broadcasting Company, Inc. to Wabash Valley Broadcasting Corp., subject to the condition that concurrently with consummation of the subject transaction, the assignment of the license of stations WTHI(TV), WTHI(AM) and WTHI(FM), Terre Haute, Indiana, and WWVR(FM), West Terre Haute, Indiana is also consummated. Granted request for permanent waiver of the one-to-a-market rule, to permit common ownership of stations WWVR(FM), West Terre Haute, Indiana; WTHI(AM) and WTHI(FM), Terre Haute, Indiana, and WTHI(TV), Terre Haute, Indiana. Granted applications to assign the license stations WTHI(TV), WTHI(AM) and WTHI(FM), Terre Haute, Indiana and WWVR(FM), West Terre Haute, Indiana, from Wabash Valley Broadcasting Corporation to wholly-owned subsidiaries of Emmis Broadcasting Corporation. Granted the application to assign the license of station WFTX(TV), Cape Coral, Florida, from Wabash Valley Broadcasting Corporation to Emmis Television License Corporation of Cape Coral a wholly-owned subsidiaries of Emmis Broadcasting Corporation. Action by the Commission. Adopted: October 2, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-260). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98260.wp