Vol. 19, No. 27                             
             February 11,2000

**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.




JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT OF FEDERAL AND STATE MEMBERS OF THE FEDERAL-STATE JOINT CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED SERVICES. Field Hearing Schedule, contact Michael Balmoris 202-418-0253, Common Carrier Bureau contact Emily Hoffnar 202-418-0940. CCB. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/2000/nrcc0008.doc

FCC TO HOLD TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICES FAIR IN CONJUNCTION WITH FEBRUARY 17 OPEN MEETING. Contact Jancie Wise 202-418-8165, TTY 202-418-1169 or Jwise@fcc.gov. CIB. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Consumer_Information/News_Releases/2000/nrci0001.doc

UNITED STATES URGES EU TO CONTINUE PROGRESS IN OPENING COMMUNICATIONS MARKET TO COMPETITION. News Media contacts: Rosemary Kimball (FCC) 202-418-0511, Amy Stilwell (USTR) 202-395-9505, Morrie Goodman and Pat Woodward (Commerce) 202-482-4883. IB. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/News_Releases/2000/nrin0005.doc

FCC CALENDAR OF EVENTS. OMR. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/calendar.html

FCC FILINGS. OMR. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Filings/fl000211.html




Released: February 11, 2000. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG: FEB. 10. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt021000.pdf

Report No: N-151-A. Released: February 11, 2000. COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Part68_Actions/2000/g2kfeb11.doc

Released: February 11, 2000. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS.CC Docket 92-237, contact Jeannie Grimes 202-418-2320. (DA No. 00-252). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/2000/da000252.doc

Released: February 11, 2000. COMMENTS INVITED ON NYNEX LONG DISTANCE COMPANY D/B/A BELL ATLANTIC LONG DISTANCE TO DISCONTINUE PROVISION OF INTERSTATE DOMESTIC INTEREXCHANGE SERVICE.Comments due Mar. 8, contact Al McCloud 202-418-2499 or Marty Schwimmer 418-2320. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/2000/pncc0011.doc

Released: February 11, 2000. AT&T WITHDRAWS SITE PLAN FOR CONSTRUCTION OF FIBER OPTIC SIGNAL REGENERATION FACILITY NEAR BURKITTSVILLE, MD - RE: COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 214 AND ENVIRONMENTAL AND HISTORIC PRESERVATIONS.Contact Marty Schwimmer 202-418-2320 or Al McCloud 418-2499. (DA No. 00-250). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/2000/da000250.doc

Report No: 2388. Released: February 11, 2000. PETITIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDING. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Consumer_Information/Public_Notices/2000/pnci0016.doc

Report No: 3716. Released: February 11, 2000. CABLE SERVICES BUREAU ACTIONS.


Released: February 11, 2000. CABLE SERVICES BUREAU ACTION, LETTER SEEKING CLARIFICATION OF RATE REGULATORY RULES.Comments due Feb. 25, replies Mar. 3, News Media contact Michelle Russo 202-418-2359, Cable Services Bureau contact Nancy Stevenson 202-418-7039. (DA No. 00-258). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/2000/da000258.doc

Report No: FCN-00014. Released: February 11, 2000. FOREIGN CARRIER AFFILIATION NOTIFICATION APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/2000/pnin0048.pdf

Report No: 44669. Released: February 11, 2000. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac000211.txt

Report No: 24669. Released: February 11, 2000. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap000211.txt

Released: February 11, 2000. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.Contact Barbara Lowe 202-418-0310. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov//Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/2000/ex000211.html

Report No: CWS-0024. Released: February 11, 2000. ANTENNA STRUCTURE REGISTRATION SERVICE INFORMATION. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/pnwl0035.pdf

Report No: CWS-0023. Released: February 11, 2000. ANTENNA STRUCTURE REGISTRATION SERVICE INFORMATION APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/pnwl0034.pdf

Released: February 11, 2000. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS CONSENT TO ASSIGN F BLOCK BROADBAND PCS LICENSES. (DA No. 00-261). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/da000261.doc

Released: February 11, 2000. EXTENSION OF FILING DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS TO QUALCOMM INCORPORATED'S PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING.Comments due Feb. 18, replies Feb. 25, contact Nicole Oden 202-418-0660. (DA No. 00-273). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/da000273.doc

Released: February 11, 2000. AMATEUR LICENSEES REQUIRED TO FILE USING UNIVERSAL LICENSING SYSTEM FORMS BEGINNING FEBRUARY 17, 2000. (DA No. 00-270). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/da000270.doc

Released: February 11, 2000. EXTENSION OF FILING DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS TO THE PETITIONS FILED BY SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC. AND NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. REGARDING PCS C AND F BLOCK RULES.Comments due Feb. 22, replies Mar. 1, contact Leora Hochstein 202-418-0660. (DA No. 00-271). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/da000271.doc

Released: February 11, 2000. BELL ATLANTIC, VODAFONE, AND ALLTEL SEEK FCC CONSENT FOR ASSIGNMENT AND TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF WIRELESS LICENSES TO COMPLY WITH CELLULAR CROSS OWNERSHIP RULES AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CONSENT DECREE REGARDING PENDING APPLICATIONS OF BELL ATLANTIC AND VOD.WT Docket 00-25, contact Lauren Kravetz at 202-418-7240 or Paul Murray 418-7240 or Monica Desai 418-0680. (DA No. 00-277). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/da000277.doc




PUERTO RICO TELEPHONE COMPANY. Extended to July 1, 2000, the date by which PRTC may be required to file an initial price cap tariff, while the FCC continues to weigh the merits of its petiton for waiver of Section 61.41 or Section 54.303(a) of rules. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division. Adopted: February 10, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-264). CCB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/2000/da000264.doc

TCI OF ARLINGTON, INC. Dismissed four appeals of local rate orders setting basic cable service and equipment rates in Arlington, TX. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division. Adopted: February 7, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-233). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/2000/da000233.doc

WESTERN INTEGRATED NETWORKS, L.L.C. Granted application for Open Video System certification in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, CA., filed by Western. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division. Adopted: February 10, 2000. by MO&O. (DA No. 00-267). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/2000/da000267.doc

SUBURBAN CABLE TV COMPANY, INC. Granted in part a complaint filed against the Oct. 1, 1995 rate increase for the cable programming services tier in Darby Borough, PA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: February 10, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-259). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/2000/da000259.doc

UNITED TELEVISION, INC., LICENSEE, STATION KMSP-TV, EDEN PRAIRIE, MN. Issued Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture to United TV for $14,000 for repeated violations of FCC rule limiting the amount of commercial matter that may be aired during children's programming. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: February 10, 2000. by Letter. (DA No. 00-268). MMB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/2000/da000268.doc

911 CALL PROCESSING MODES. Granted to the extent indicated in order Ericsson's request for waiver of Secion 22.291 until May 18, 2000 and approved subject to conditions Ericsson's method for 911 call processing. Dkt No.: WT- 99-328. Action by Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: February 10, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-253). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/da000253.doc

4X CORPORATION APPLICATIONS FOR AUTHORITY TO OPERATE ON FREQUENCIES 853/854.6874 MHZ AT NEW LONDON, WI. Denied 4X's application for review of Bureau decision. Action by the Commission. Adopted: February 7, 2000. by MO&O. (FCC No. 00-39). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/fcc00039.doc

ERRATA TO DA 00-89, RELEASED JAN. 14, RE APPLICATIONS OF VARIOUS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES OF GEOTEK COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Adopted: February 10, 2000. by Errata. WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/er000089.doc

ADDENDA: The following items, released February 10, 2000, did not appear in Digest No. 26:




STATEMENT OF FCC CHAIRMAN WILLIAM E. KENNARD ON NEXTWAVE BANKRUPTCY DECISION BY U.S.COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT. News Media contact Meribeth McCarrick 202-418-0654. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Kennard/Statements/2000/stwek012.html




APPLICATIONS FOR CONSENT TO TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF LICENSES AND SECTION 214 AUTHORIZATIONS FROM US WEST, INC. TO QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC. Granted proposed protective order to ensure that any confidential or proprietary documents submitted by Advanced Radio Telecom Corp. are afforded adequate protection. Action by Deputy Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: February 10, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-254). CCB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/2000/da000254.doc

ADDENDA: The following items, released February 9, 2000, did not appear in Digest No. 25:





Report No: SES-00154. Released: February 9, 2000. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION ACTIONS TAKEN. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/2000/pnin0032.pdf

Report No: 447. Released: February 9, 2000. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACTION. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/pnwl0031.pdf

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