DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 250                                          December 30,1998

**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 NEW TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERSHIP REPORT. CCB Contact: Alexander Belinfante at (202) 418-0944. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8098.wp

FCC RELEASES 1997 INTERNATIONAL TRAFFIC DATA. CCB Contact: Linda Blake or Jim Lande, Industry Analysis Division at (202) 418-0940; TTY: (202) 418-0484. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8100.wp

FCC RELEASES REPORT ON LONG DISTANCE MARKET. CCB Contact: James Zolnierek, Katie Rangos or James Eisner, Industry Analysis Division at (202) 418-0940; TTY: (202) 418-0484. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8099.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: December 30, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe, Office of the Secretary at (202) 418-0310.

Released: December 30, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - DECEMBER 29. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt122998.pdf

Released: December 30, 1998. NORTHERN TELECOM FILES PETITION FOR WAIVER, PUBLIC COMMENT INVITED.On December 9, 1998, Northern Telecom Inc filed a Petition for Waiver of section 68.308(e)(1) of the Commission's rules so that it may register its Elite modem under Part 68.200 of the Commission's rules. Comments due January 28, 1999; replies February 12, 1999. (DA No. 98-2639). Contact: Vincent M. Paladini at (202) 418-2320. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982639.wp

Report No: SES-00037. Released: December 30, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION RE: ACTIONS TAKEN.

Report No: SES-00036. Released: December 30, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES RE: SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: 44398. Released: December 30, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981230.txt

Report No: 24398. Released: December 30, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981230.txt

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TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted OVS Complaint filed by Time Warner Cable against RCN Telecom Services of New York, Inc., regarding availability and scope of information pertaining to RCN's New York City OVS. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: December 29, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2641). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982641.wp

ERRATUM - GREATER WORCESTER CABLEVISION, INC. Corrected Paragraph 20 and the caption of MO&O [DA 98-2262] adopted November 6, 1998. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: December 23, 1998. by Erratum. CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/er982262.wp

MEDIAONE. Approved the refund plan MediaOne filed for Douglas County, GA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: December 23, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2629). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982629.wp

COX COMMUNICATIONS. Approved the refund plan Cox Communications filed for Roanoke County, VA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: December 23, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2628). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982628.wp

INTERMEDIA PARTNERS. Disapproved refund plan Intermedia Partners filed for the City of Senoia, GA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: December 23, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2627). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982627.wp

A-R CABLE SERVICES, INC. - MIDDLESEX. Approved the refund plan A-R Cable Services, Inc. filed for Acton, MA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: December 23, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2626). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982626.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 29, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 249:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 1214. Released: December 29, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.

Report No: 44397. Released: December 29, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981229.txt

Report No: 24397. Released: December 29, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981229.txt

Report No: 2021. Released: December 29, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS.

Released: December 29, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU RELEASES LIST OF CURRENT GRANDFATHERED MULTILATERATION LMS LICENSES. (DA No. 98-2683). Contact: Linda Change or Michael Rosenthal, Commercial Wireless Division at (202) 418-0620. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982683.wp

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ERRATUM - CONNECTION OF CUSTOMER-PROVIDED TERMINAL EQUIPMENT TO THE TELEPHONE NETWORK. Corrected the final regulations that appeared in the Federal Register regarding the Commission's Report and Order released August 22, 1997, CC Docket No. 96-28, FCC 97-270. Dkt No.: CC- 96-28. Action by Chief, Network Services Division. by Erratum. (DA No. 98-2640). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982640.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 28, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 248:

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NEWS RELEASES

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OPEN PROCEEDINGS. OPA Contact: Martha Contee, Public Service Division at (202) 418-0260. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Open_Proceedings/op981228.html