DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 230                                           December 1,1998

**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: IN 98-65. Released: December 1, 1998. INTERNATIONAL ACTION - CORRECTIONS TO WRC-2000 ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR IWG-9 AND IWG-7 FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER. Contact: Nancy Wiley, Planning and Negotiation Division at (202) 418-2213. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8277.wp

Report No: D-1015-A. Released: December 1, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE - RE: ACTIONS TAKEN ON APPLICATIONS FOR ASSIGNMENT OF AUTHORIZATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/pnmm8173.wp

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SUBURBAN CABLE TV, INC. Granted complaint filed against Suburban Cable TV, Inc.'s April 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming services tier in Strasburg, PA. Action by Acting Chief, Finanical Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: November 27, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2427). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982427.wp

TCI CABLEVISION OF GREATER MICHIGAN. Denied complaint filed against TCI Cablevision of Greater Michigan's June 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming services tier in Charlevoix, Michigan. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: November 27, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2424). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982424.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 30, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 229:

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NEWS RELEASES

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INTERNATIONAL ACTION - INTERNATIONAL BUREAU GRANTS OVER 90 REQUESTS FOR OPERATION OF EARTH STATIONS ACCESSING NEW SKIES SATELLITES - ENSURING SMOOTH TRANSITION FOR CUSTOMERS - REPORT NO. SPB-142. The International Bureau granted requests for special temporary authority to earth station licensees seeking to continue operations using the satellites that transferred from INTELSAT to New Skies, N.V., the first INTELSAT affiliate. Action by the Chief, International Bureau on November 30, 1998, by Order (DA 98-2431, Corrected Copy). (DA No. 98-2431 corrected). IB Contact: Jim Ball at (202) 418-0427 or Tania Hanna at (202) 418-0762.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: November 30, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU ANNOUNCES EX PARTE MEETING SCHEDULE ON RECONSIDERATION AND FORBEARANCE PROCEEDING OF CPNI 2ND REPORT AND ORDER - CC DOCKET NO. 96-115. (DA No. 98-2433). Contact: Ceci Stephens at (202) 418-1588. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982433.html

Report No: 44377. Released: November 30, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981130.txt

Report No: 24377. Released: November 30, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981130.txt

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BELL ATLANTIC, BELLSOUTH, GTE SYSTEM TELEPHONE COMPANIES, AND PACIFIC BELL. Concluded the FCC investigation of new access offerings filed by Bell Atlantic, Bellsouth, GTE System Telephone Companies, and Pacific Bell, establishing Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line service (ADSL). Found that these offerings are interstate services and are properly tariffed at the federal level. In addition, rejected the argument that the possibility of a price squeeze warrants the Commission's transfer to the states of its ratemaking authority with respect to interstate Digital Subscriber Line services such as those at issue in this proceeding. Action by the Commission. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-317). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98317.pdf

REQUESTS FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY. Granted requests for Special Temporary Authority (STA) filed by various earth station operators seeking to continue operations using the satellites that transferred from INTELSAT to New Skies, N.V., the first INTELSAT affiliate. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2431 corrected). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da982431.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 27, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 228:

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PRINCETON AND ELK RIVER, MINNESOTA. Proposed amending FM Table to reallot Channel 2912 from Princeton, Minnesota to Elk River, Minnesota and modify license for Station KLCI accordingly. Comments due January 19, 1999; replies due February 3, 1999. Dkt No.: MM- 98-208. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 18, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-2366). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da982366.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 23, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 225:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 2306. Released: November 23, 1998. OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS REFERENCE OPERATIONS DIVISION PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING FILED. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/pnmc8069.wp