DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 232                                           December 3,1998

**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: FCN-00003. Released: December 3, 1998. FOREIGN CARRIER AFFILIATION NOTIFICATION.Re: Applications Accepted for Filing. Contact: Telecommunications Division, International Bureau: Joanna Lowry at (202) 418-1470. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8301.pdf

Report No: 44380. Released: December 3, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981203.txt

Report No: 24380. Released: December 3, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981203.txt

Released: December 3, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex981203.html

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AT&T CORPORATION/MCI TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION. Denied the Applications for Review filed by Compania Dominicana de Telefonos C. por. A., Cable & Wireless-West Indies and Phllippines Long Distance Telephone, concerning settlements policy and dismissed the the Motion for Stay filed by Philippines Long Distance Telephone. Action by the Commission. Adopted: October 20, 1998. by Order on Review. (FCC No. 98-277). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/fcc98277.wp

GLADES TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. Denied application for review filed by the City of Deerfield Beach, Florida challenging the certification of Glades Telecommunications, Inc. to become an open video systems operator. Action by the Commission. Adopted: November 19, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-312). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/fcc98312.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied a complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in Mason, OH. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2436). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982436.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied a complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in Sycamore Township, OH. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2438). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982438.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against the cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in Deerfield, OH. Found cable programming service tier rate reasonable beginning January 1, 1996. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2443). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982443.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against the cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in Springdale, OH. Found cable programming service tier rate reasonable beginning January 1, 1996. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 1, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2445). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982445.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against the cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in Amberley, OH. Found cable programming service tier rate reasonable beginning January 1, 1996. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 1, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2446). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982446.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against the cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner in Deer Park, OH. Found cable programming service tier rate reasonable beginning January 1, 1996. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 1, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2447). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982447.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in Cincinnati, OH. Found cable programming service tier rate reasonable beginning January 1, 1996. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 1, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2448). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982448.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against the cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in Wapakoneta, OH. Found cable programming service tier rate reasonable beginning January 1, 1996. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 1, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2449). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982449.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaints filed against the cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in Austin, Texas. Found cable programming service tier rate reasonable beginning January 1, 1996. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 1, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2450). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982450.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against the cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in Reading, OH. Found cable programming service tier rate reasonable beginning January 1, 1996. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 1, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2451). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982451.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaints filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner in the City of Brevard County, FL. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2453). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982453.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied a complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner in the City of Salem, MA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2454). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982454.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied a complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner in the Town of Emerald Isle, NC. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2455). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982455.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied a complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner in the City of Mt. Healthy, OH. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2456). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982456.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against January 1, 1996 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Waco, Texas. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 1, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2462). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982462.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied a complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner in the South Pasadena, CA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2452). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982452.wp

TCI OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC. Denied complaint filed against TCI of Pennsylvania, Inc., concerning its charges for cable programming service tier in State College, PA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2461). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982461.wp

TIME WARNER COMMUNICATIONS. Denied a complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable in Sycamore Township, OH. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2439). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982439.wp

TIME WARNER COMMUNICATIONS. Denied a complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by Time Warner Communications in the Town of Penfield, NY. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2440). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982440.wp

MARCUS CABLE PARTNERS, L.P. Granted complaint filed against the June 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2441). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982441.wp

MARCUS CABLE PARTNERS, L.P. Disapproved refund plan filed by Marcus Cable Partners, L.P. for the pre-May 15, 1994 rates charges for the cable programming services tier in Janesville, Hartford, West Allis, LaCrosee and Mishicot, WI. Ordered Marcus Cable Partners, L.P. to pay total refund liability in the amount of $31,052.67. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2442). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982442.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE CINCINNATI DIVISION. Denied a complaint filed against the cable programming service tier rate charged by Time Warner Cable Cincinnati Division in Crosby Township, OH. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2437). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982437.wp

MEDIAONE OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC. Denied complaint filed against the June 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Lowell, MA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 30, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2460). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982460.wp

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION/REGULUS, LLC/COMSAT CORPORATION. Granted Lockheed Martin Corporation's Motion for Extension of Time to file comments and reply comments in the referenced proceeding. Opposition comments may be filed on or before December 21, 1998 and reply comments may be filed on or before January 15, 1999. Action by Chief, International Bureau. Adopted: December 2, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2371). IB

THE LUTHERAN CHURCH/MISSOURI SYNOD. Correcting Paragraph 6 of the Order, FCC-98-311, released November 24, 1998, in the above-captioned matter mistakenly failed to include reference to the Hearing Designation FOrder in this Case. Dkt No.: MM-94-10. Action by Deputy General Counsel. by Erratum. (FCC No. 98-311). MMB

PARAMOUNT STATIONS GROUP OF FORT WORTH/DALLAS, INC. Notified Paramount of apparent liability for forfeiture of $12,500 for violation of the rule limiting the amount of commercial matter that may be aired during children's programming on KTXA(TV); granted license renewal of KTXA(TV), Arlington, TX. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: December 2, 1998. by Letter. (DA No. 98-2467). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982467.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 2, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 231:

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NEWS RELEASES

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STAGG NEWMAN NAMED CHIEF TECHNOLOGIST. OET.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: December 2, 1998. COMMISSION TO HOLD EN BANCS REGARDING TELECOM MERGERS DECEMBER 14, 1998. Contact: Florence Grasso at (202) 418-1579. News Media Contact: Rochelle Cohen (202) 418-0253. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982415.html

Report No: 3661. Released: December 2, 1998. CABLE SERVICES ACTION.

Report No: 1389. Released: December 2, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS RE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: Cable Services Bureau: (202) 418-7000.

Report No: TEL-00036S. Released: December 2, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214, CABLE LANDING LICENSE AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18 and 1.767). Contact: International Bureau Reference Center: (202) 418-1492. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8283.pdf

Released: December 2, 1998. OET TUTORIAL: "THE INTERNET AND THE PUBLIC SWITCHED TELEPHONE NETWORK" SCHEDULED FOR DECEMVER 11, 1998, 9:00 AM IN THE COMMISSION MEETING ROOM, 1919 M STREET, NW, WASHINGTON, DC. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Public_Notices/1998/pnet8025.txt

Released: December 2, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Office of the Secretary: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-310.

Report No: 95. Released: December 2, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACTION.

Report No: 98. Released: December 2, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: 97. Released: December 2, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ASSIGNMENT OF AUTHORIZATION AND TRANSFER OF CONTROL APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8169.pdf

Report No: 96. Released: December 2, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ASSIGNMENT OF AUTHORIZATION AND TRANSFER OF CONTROL APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: Elizabeth Williams at (202) 418-1343. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8168.pdf

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICES, AND THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990. Approved NECA's proposed payment rate to TRS providers for 1999. Calculated the carriers' contribution factor to the TRS Fund for the April 26, 1999 through March 26, 2000 period, and adopted a contribution factor of .00038. Adopted the 1999 TRS Fund Worksheet, FCC Form 431. Dkt No.: CC-90-571. Action by Deputy Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: December 2, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2481). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982481.wp

CABLEVISION SYSTEMS. Approved the refund plan Cablevision Systems filed for Brooklyn and Bronx, NY. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 25, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2416). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982416.wp