Vol. 18, No. 100 May 26,1999
COMPLIANCE AND INFORMATION ACTION - FCC SEIZES EQUIPMENT FROM UNLICENSED RADIO SATION IN LANCASTER, PA (REPORT NO. 99-23). News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. CIB. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1999/nrci9018.wp
COMMISSION ADOPTS REVISED MARKET DEINFITION FOR CABLE TELEVISION BROADCAST SIGNAL CARRIAGE PURPOSES - CS DOCKET 95-178 (REPORT NO. CS 99-9). To facilitate a smooth transition to a new market definition for cable television braodcast signal carriage purposes, the FCC has adopted an order concerning the change from Arbitron's areas of dominant influence (ADIs) to Nielsen media Research's designated market areas (DMAs). Action by the Commission May 21, 1999, by Order on Reconsideration and Second R&O (FCC 99-116). News Media Contact: Morgan Broman (202) 418-2358. CSB Contact: Ben Golant at (202) 418-7111; TTY: (202) 418-7172. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/News_Releases/1999/nrcb9010.wp
Report No: 97. Released: May 26, 1999. INSTRUCTIONAL TV FIXED SERVICE ACTIONS.
Report No: 105. Released: May 26, 1999. INSTRUCTIONAL TV FIXED SERVICE APPLICATIONS/AMENDMENTS TENDERED FOR FILING.
Released: May 26, 1999. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.
Report No: 3680. Released: May 26, 1999. CABLE SERVICES ACTION.
Report No: 3679. Released: May 26, 1999. CABLE SERVICES BUREAU ACTIONS.
Report No: TEL-00093S. Released: May 26, 1999. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.
Report No: IN 99-19. Released: May 26, 1999. INTERNATIONAL ACTION - WRC-2000 ADVISORY COMMITTEE SCHEDULES EIGHTH MEETING. Contact: Nancy Wiley, Planning and Negotiation Division at (202) 418-2213. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1999/pnin9099.wp
Report No: 44495. Released: May 26, 1999. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac990526.txt
Report No: 233. Released: May 26, 1999. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACCEPTED FOR FILING.
Released: May 26, 1999. PUBLIC SAFETY NATIONAL COORDINATION COMMITTEE SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING NOTICE.Meeting on June 17 at the FCC, 445 12th St., S.W., conference rooms CY-B511 and CY-B411, starting at 10:00 a.m. (DA No. 99-1004). Contact: Michael J. Wilhelm, Designated Federal Officer of the Public Safety National Coordination Committee at (202) 418-0680. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1999/da991004.wp
SUBURBAN CABLE TV COMPANY, INC. Granted complaint filed against Suburban Cable's October 15, 1998, rate increase for the cable programming tier in Stockton, NJ. Denied the LFA's Petition for Reconsideration of DA 98-890 in Hopewell, West Amwell and Delaware, NJ. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: May 20, 1999. by Ord. on Rec/Rate Ord. (DA No. 99-980). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1999/da990980.wp
TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied complaint filed against Time Warner's January 1, 1999, cable programming services tier increase in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: May 24, 1999. by Order. (DA No. 99-991). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1999/da990991.wp
COMCAST CABLEVISION OF WEST PALM BEACH, INC. Denied complaint filed against Comcast Cablevision's November 1, 1998, rate increase for cable programming service tier in West Palm Beach, FL. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: May 24, 1999. by Order. (DA No. 99-994). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1999/da990994.wp
DEFINITION OF MARKETS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CABLE TELEVISION BROADCAST SIGNAL CARRIAGE RULES. The Commission: (1) considered and disposed of arguments raised in petitions for reconsideration filed by WBSX-TV and KSTV; (2) immplemented rules easing the transition from an ADI to a DMA-based market structure for braodcast signal carriage purposes; (3) implemented rules improving the functioning of the ad hoc market modification process mandated by Section 614(h) of the Communications Act. Dkt No.: CS- 95-178. Action by the Commission. Adopted: May 21, 1999. by Ord. on Rec/2nd R&O. (FCC No. 99-116). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1999/fcc99116.txt
ERRATUM - SALT LAKE CITY, OGDEN, AND PROVO, UTAH. Corrected an NPRM (released 5/21/99) regarding the FM Table of Allotments, MM Docket No. 99-197. Dkt No.: MM- 99-197. Action by Chief, Video Services Divsion. MMB
NO WIRE L.L.C. Granted, to an extent, the petition to dismiss, filed on October 6, 1995, by Milliwave Limited Partnership, seeking the dismissal of the application of No Wire L.L.C. to provide 39 GHz point-to-point microwave radio service in various locations. Action by Chief, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division. Adopted: May 25, 1999. by Order. (DA No. 99-1005). WTB
UPPER CUMBERLAND REGIONAL AIRPORT BOARD. Issued Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture for $2,000 against Upper Cumberland Regional Airport Board, licensee of Aviation Radio Service Station WRLB2730, Sparta, TN, for operating this station after its license had expired, in violation of Section 301 of the Act and Section 87.18(a) of the Commission's Rules. Action by Chief, Enforcement and Consumer Information Division. Adopted: May 25, 1999. by NAL for For. (DA No. 99-998). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1999/da990998.txt
Report No: 24495. Released: May 25, 1999. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap990526.txt
RAINBOW BROADCASTING, LTD. (ASSIGNOR) AND UNITED TELEVISION, INC (ASSIGNEE). Granted the application to assign the construction permit for WRBW(TV), Channel 65 (UPN), Orlando, Florida, from Rainbow Broadcasting, Ltd. to United Television, Inc. Denied Press Broadcasting Company, Inc.'s application for review of the grant of the modification application. Granted Rainbow's license to cover the construction permit. Action by the Commission. Adopted: May 20, 1999. by MO&O. (FCC No. 99-113).
UNIMAT, INC., COMPLAINANT V. MCI TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEFENDANT. Based on an Order of Referral issued by the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, gave guidance on three distinct issues pertaining to MCI's assignment of toll-free telephone numbers to customers. Concluded that the practice described in the Order of Referral does not violate provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, or any rule or order issued by the Commission. Terminated proceeding. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: May 25, 1999. by Order. (DA No. 99-983). CCB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1999/da990983.wp
PETITION OF CINCINNATI BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY TO ESTABLISH NEW RATE ELEMENTS TO OFFER SONET-BASED SERVICES. Granted Cincinnati Bell Telephone Company's petition seeking under section 69.4(g)(1)(ii) of the Commission's rules to establish 30 new rate elements to provide switched access versions of SONET-based services. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division. Adopted: May 25, 1999. by MO&O. (DA No. 99-992). CCB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1999/da990992.wp