Vol. 19, No. 21                             
              February 3,2000

**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.




Released: February 3, 2000. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG: FEB. 1. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt020100.pdf

Released: February 3, 2000. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG: FEB. 2. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt020200.pdf

Released: February 3, 2000. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG: JAN. 27. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt012700.pdf

Released: February 3, 2000. COMMENTS SOUGHT ON CARRIER'S COST ALLOCATION MANUAL REVISIONS.Comments due Mar. 6, replies Mar. 21, contact Ed Dashkin 202-418-0806. (DA No. 00-164). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/2000/da000164.doc

Released: February 3, 2000. FCC ANNOUNCES THE NEXT MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL.CC 92-237, contact Jeannie Grimes 202-418-2320. (DA No. 00-169). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/2000/da000169.doc

Released: February 3, 2000. FCC CABLE SERVICES BUREAU ANNOUNCES PANELISTS AND AGENDA FOR AT&T-MEDIAONE PUBLIC FORUM.CS Docket 99-251, Friday, Feb. 4, 2000, Commission meeting room, 9 a.m. - noon and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.; News Media contact: Michele Russo 202-418-2358, Bureau contact: Sunil Daluvoy 202-418-7200. (DA No. 00-203). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/2000/da000203.doc

Report No: TEL-00184. Released: February 3, 2000. INTERNATIONAL AUTHORIZATIONS GRANTED. (DA No. 00-195). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/2000/da000195.pdf


Report No: 44663. Released: February 3, 2000. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac000203.txt

Report No: 24663. Released: February 3, 2000. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap000203.txt

Report No: 199. Released: February 3, 2000. INSTRUCTIONAL TV FIXED SERVICE APPLICATIONS/AMENDMENTS TENDERED FOR FILING. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/ITFS_Notices/vxat0203.html

Released: February 3, 2000. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/2000/ex000203.html

Released: February 3, 2000. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.'S PETITION REGARDING PCS C AND F BLOCK SPECTRUM.Extension of filing deadline for comments to SBC Communications Inc.'s request for waiver; comments due Feb. 14, replies Feb. 22; contact Leora Hochstein 202-418-0660. (DA No. 00-191). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/da000191.doc




REQUEST FOR REVIEW OF DECISIONS OF THE UNIVERSAL SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR. Extended by sixty days from the original ninety-days the deadline for taking action in various requests for review of decisions by the Schools and Libraries Division. Adopted: February 1, 2000. by Order. (FCC No. 00-28). CCB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/2000/fcc00028.doc

REQUEST FOR REVIEW OF THE DECISION OF THE UNIVERSAL SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR. Dismissed Providence Seward Medical Center's appeal as moot. Action by Deputy Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: February 3, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-200). CCB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/2000/da000200.doc

INTER MOUNTAIN CABLE, INC. Granted petition for special relief allowing waiver of the FCC's rules to the extent necessary to permit Inter Mountain Cable to establish regulated cable rates on behalf of certain small cable systems located in Virginia, WV and KY. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: January 31, 2000. by MO&O. (DA No. 00-181). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/2000/da000181.doc

NORTHLAND CABLE TELEVISION, INC. Granted petition for special relief allowing a waiver of the FCC's rules to the extent necessary to permit Northland to establish regulated rates on behalf of certain of its small cable systems in Aiken, S.C. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: January 31, 2000. by MO&O. (DA No. 00-180). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/2000/da000180.doc

TCA CABLE PARTNERS, INC. Dismissed a complaint filed against the Oct. 1, 1994, rate increase for the cable programming services tier in Bella Vista, AR. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: January 31, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-178). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/2000/da000178.doc

REVIEW OF THE FCC'S BROADCAST AND CABLE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY RULES AND POLICIES AND TERMINATION OF THE EEO STREAMLINING PROCEEDING. Adopted new EEO rules to promote anti-discrimination efforts, broad outreach and industry flexibility. Dkt No.: 98-204, 96-16. Action by the Commission. Adopted: January 20, 2000. by R&O. (FCC No. 00-20). MMB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/2000/fcc00020.pdf

AMENDMENT OF RULES TO ENABLE MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE AND INSTRUCTIONAL TV FIXED SERVICE LICENSEES TO ENGAGE IN FIXED TWO-WAY TRANSMISSIONS. Granted in Part and denied in part request for stay of the Reconsideration Order. Dkt No.: MM- 97-217. Action by the Commission. Adopted: February 1, 2000. by Order on Req.Stay. (FCC No. 00-27). MMB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/2000/fcc00027.doc

COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Found that Country failed to demonstrate unique circumstances and lack of reasonable alternatives to warrant a waiver of the modification rules for Phase 1 220 MHz license, and denied its petition for reconsideration. Action by Deputy Chief, Commercial Wireless Division. Adopted: February 2, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-193). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/da000193.doc

UNIVERSAL CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Dismissed request for an extension of a temporary waiver of rules which requires that at least fifty percent of the customers on a common carrier microwave system used primarily to rely broadcast TV signals not be affiliated with the licensee. Action by Chief, Public Safety & Private Wireless Division. Adopted: February 1, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-189). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/da000189.doc

ADDENDA: The following items, released February 2, 2000, did not appear in Digest No. 20:




Report No: SAT-00035. Released: February 2, 2000. SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFORMATION. (DA No. 00-192). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/2000/da000192.pdf

Report No: 164. Released: February 2, 2000. INSTRUCTIONAL TV FIXED SERVICE ACTIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/ITFS_Notices/vxac0202.html

Report No: 84. Released: February 2, 2000. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/mdaa0202.html

Report No: NA-236. Released: February 2, 2000. NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS AND NOTIFICATION OF PETITIONS TO DENY DEADLINE. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm0006.doc

Report No: B-236. Released: February 2, 2000. NON-COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF MAR. 3, 2000, CUT-OFF DATE. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm0006.doc




KILLEEN AND CEDAR PARK, TX. Effective March 20, amended FM Table of Allotments for Killeen and Cedar Park. Dkt No.: MM- 98-176. Action by Chief, Allocaitons Branch. Adopted: January 19, 2000. by R&O. (DA No. 00-143). MMB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/2000/da000143.doc

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