DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 195                                            October 8,1998

**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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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC RELEASES TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY REVENUE REPORT $231.2 BILLION IN REVENUE FOR 1997. CCB Contact: Industry Analysis Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Katie Rangos at (202) 418-0940 or TTY: (202) 418-0484, FCC State Link computer bulletin board system at (202) 418-0484. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8069.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: October 8, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 10/07/98. Contact: Public Reference Room: (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt100798.pdf

Released: October 8, 1998. COMMISSION'S BANDWIDTH TASK FORCE AND COMMON CARRIER BUREAU ANNOUNCE PANELISTS AND TOPICS FOR FINAL ADVANCED SERVICES TECHNICAL ROUNDTABLE. (DA No. 98-2039). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982039.wp

Released: October 8, 1998. PUERTO RICO TELEPHONE COMPANY FILES PETITION FOR WAIVER OF SECTION 32.27 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES.ASD File No. 98-93. (DA No. 98-2040). Contact: Ronald Kaufman at (202) 418-7148. Action by: Chief, Accounting Safeguards Division, Common Carrier Bureau.

Report No: 1381. Released: October 8, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS RE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: Cable Services Bureau: (202) 418-7000.

Report No: TEL-00016. Released: October 8, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-2025). Contact: International Bureau's Telecommunications Division, Policy & Facilities Branch at (202) 418-1460. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da982025.pdf

Report No: 44343. Released: October 8, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981008.txt

Report No: 24343. Released: October 8, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981008.txt

Report No: CWS-99-2. Released: October 8, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8137.wp

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EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION. Dismissed the Petition for Reconsideration filed by Educational Information Corporation on June 19, 1997 of denial of application for Modification of Noncommercial Educational Station WCPE(FM) Raleigh, North Carolina. Action by the Commission. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-122). MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released October 7, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 194:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: October 7, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 10/06/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt100698.pdf

Report No: SES-00013. Released: October 7, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION RE: ACTIONS TAKEN. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8245.pdf

Report No: SES-00012. Released: October 7, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES RE: SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: D-1007. Released: October 7, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md981007.pdf

Report No: D-1007-A. Released: October 7, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md981007.pdf

Report No: 58. Released: October 7, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACTION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8135.pdf

Released: October 7, 1998. CORRECTION TO ATTACHMENT A AUCTION OF LOCATION AND MONITORING SERVICE LICENSES.Auction Notice and Filing Requirements for 528 Multilateration Licenses Minimum Opening Bids and Other Procedural. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/co981879.wp

Report No: 59. Released: October 7, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ASSIGNMENT OF AUTHORIZATION AND TRANSFER OF CONTROL APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8136.pdf

Released: October 7, 1998. FCC ANNOUNCES THE CONDITIONAL GRANT OF 40 LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE LICENSES.(Balance of Winning Bids are due by October 22, 1998) Auction Event No. 17. (DA No. 98-2020). Contact: Office of the Managing Director: Linwood Jenkins at (202) 418-1995, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division: Bob James or James Moskowitz at (202) 418-0680. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0654. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982020.wp

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BEEHIVE TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC./BEEHIVE TELEPHONE, INC. NEVADA. Designated issues for the investigation of Beehive's Transmittal No. 11; directed Beehive to file additional supporting documentation. Direct Case: October 21, 1998; Opposition or Comments: October 28, 1998; Reply Comments: November 4, 1998. Dkt No.: CC-98-108. Action by Deputy Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: October 7, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2030). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982030.wp

APPLICATION OF WORLDCOM, INC. AND MCI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION FOR TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF MCI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION TO WORLDCOM, INC. This erratum amends that Memorandum Opinion and Order, FCC-98-225, released on September 14, 1998, amending paragraph 226, part(a) by striking the word "WorldCom" and substituting the word "MCI.". Dkt No.: CC-97-211. Action by Chief, Policy and Program Planning Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: October 7, 1998. by Erratum. CCB

AT&T CORPORATION, ET AL, V. AMERITECH CORPORATION, QWEST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION/AT&T CORPORATION, ET AL, V. US WEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC. QWEST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION/MCLEODUSA TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, INC., ET AL. V. US WEST COMMUNICATIONS,. INC. Resolve three formal complaints brought by several interexchange and competitive local exchange carriers (complainants) that challenge the lawfulness of two separate business arrangements between Ameritech Corporation (Ameritech) and Qwest Communications Corporation (Qwest), and between US West Communications, Inc. (US West) and Qwest. Find Ameritech's and US West's offering of Qwest's long distance service as part of a combined package of services under the CompleteAccess and Buyer's Advantage programs is a violation of Section 271 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Action by the Commission. Adopted: September 28, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-242). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98242.wp

JEFFREY G. GUSS. Affirmed forfeiture in the amount of $2,500 for willful violations of Section 301 of the Act, and Sections 97.103(c) and 1.89 of the Rules. Action by Director, Legal Services Group, Compliance Division, Compliance and Information Bureau. by Forfeiture Order. (DA No. 98-2015). CIB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/Orders/1998/da982015.wp

AMENDMENT OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES REGARDING MULTIPLE ADDRESS SYSTEMS. This Erratum corrects the Order in WT Docket 97-81 released on September 17, 1998, DA-98-1889, by adding reference to the Multiple Address System applications filed under Part 22. Dkt No.: WT-97-81. by Erratum. WTB

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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Report No: 2009. Released: October 6, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS.

Released: October 6, 1998. COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION DEADLINE FOR GOODMAN/CHAN RECEIVERSHIP LICENSEES AND SIMILARLY SITUATED NON-GOODMAN/CHAN GENERAL CATEGORY SMR LICENSEES. (DA No. 98-2021). Contact: Terry Fishel at (717) 338-2602 or Ramona Melson or David Judelsohn at (202) 418-7240. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982021.wp

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FEDERAL STATE JOINT BOARD. Extends the deadline for compliance with the Order as requested by several petitioners in the Forward-Looking Mechanism for High Cost Support for Non-Rural LECs in reference to the Federal State Joint Board on Universal Service. Dkt No.: CC-96-45, CC-97-160. Action by Chief, Accounting and Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: October 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2014). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982014.pdf

ROBERTS BROADCASTING OF HARTFORD, L.L.C. AND D P MEDIA LICENSE OF NEW LONDON, INC. Granted the application for consent to assign the license of station WHPX(TV), New London, Connecticut from Roberts Broadcasting of Hartford, L.L.C., to D P Media of New London, Inc. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: October 6, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2029). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982029.wp