DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 19, No. 98                                 
              May 23,2000

**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.

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NEWS RELEASES

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COMMISSIONER GLORIA TRISTANI ANNOUNCES PERSONNEL CHANGES. Contact: Rick Chessen at (202) 418-2300. Tristani. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/2000/nrmc0031.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: May 23, 2000. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 05/22/00. Contact: Public Reference Center: (202) 418-0270. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt052200.pdf

Report No: 44740. Released: May 23, 2000. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac000523.txt

Report No: 24740. Released: May 23, 2000. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap000523.txt

Released: May 23, 2000. SUPPLEMENTAL CLOSED BROADCAST AUCTION WINNING BIDDER APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AUCTION NO. 28.Pleading Cycle Established. (DA No. 00-1130). Contact: Video Services Division: Shaun Maher at (202) 418-1600. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/da001130.doc

Released: May 23, 2000. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Office of the Secretary: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/2000/ex000523.html

Released: May 23, 2000. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS COMMENTS ON APPLICATIONS REGARDING NEXTEL'S PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF FLEETTALK LICENSES, PLEADING CYCLE ETSTABLISHED, COMMENTS/PETITIONS DUE: JUNE 22, 2000, RESPONSES/OPPOSITIONS DUE: JULY 3, 2000. (DA No. 00-1132). Contact: Commercial Wireless Division: Lauren Kravetz or John Branscome at (202) 418-7240. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/da001132.doc

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MASTERMIND INTERNET SERVICES, INC. Denied in part and remanded in part Letters of Appeal filed by MasterMind Internet Services, Inc. regarding the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service. Dkt No.: CC-96-45. Action by the Commission. Adopted: May 11, 2000. by Order. (FCC No. 00-167). CCB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/2000/fcc00167.doc

PRESBYTERIAN HEALTHCARE SERVICES. Denied Presbyterian Healthcare Services appeal and affirmed Rural Health Care Division's denial of the applications of the seven members. Dkt No.: CC-96-45, CC-97-21. Action by Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: May 22, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-1131). CCB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/2000/da001131.doc

WRWR-TV. Granted must carry complaint filed by Aerco Broadcasting Corporation against BuenaVision CATV, operator of a cable television system serving Caguas, Aguas Buenas, Cidra, Gurabo, Juncos and San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. Action by Acting Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: May 19, 2000. by MO&O. (DA No. 00-1127). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/2000/da001127.doc

BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC. V. RCN TELECOM SERVICES, INC. Granted must carry complaint seeking channel repositioning, filed by Brunson Communications, Inc., licensee of Television Broadcast Station (Ch. 48), Burlington, New Jersey, against RCN Telecom Services, Inc., operator of cable systems serving communities in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania. Action by Acting Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: May 18, 2000. by MO&O. (DA No. 00-1123). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/2000/da001123.doc

AMENDMENT OF THE RULES FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CABLE OPERATIONS AND LICENSING SYSTEM (COALS) TO ALLOW FOR ELECTRONIC FILING IN THE CABLE SERVICES BUREAU. The Commission adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to seek comment on proposed rule changes to implement the Cable Services Bureau's electronic filing system. Comments Due: 30 Days after Federal Register publication, Reply Comments Due: 45 days after Federal Register publication. Action by the Commission. Adopted: May 11, 2000. by NPRM. (FCC No. 00-165). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Notices/2000/fcc00165.doc

ILLINOIS BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY D/B/A AMERITECH ILLINOIS, ET AL. V. FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.; AND ONE CALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted with prejudice the Joint Motion For Voluntary Dismissal. Dismissed with prejudice complaint, as it pertains solely to the dispute between Ameritech and Frontier. Action by Chief, Market Disputes Resolutions Division, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: May 22, 2000. by Order. (DA No. 00-1128). ENF Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Enforcement/Orders/2000/da001128.doc

WINSTAR WIRELESS FIBER CORPORATION/PLAINCOM, INC. Denied the Application for Review filed by Plaincom, Inc., and Eric Sterman on November 24, 1999. Action by the Commission. Adopted: May 16, 2000. by MO&O. (FCC No. 00-176). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/fcc00176.doc

PLAINCOM, INC. Denied the Petition for Reconsideration filed by Plaincom, Inc. on December 29, 1999. Dismissed the Petition for Reconsideration filed by Plaincom, Inc. on October 27, 1999 By Order on Reconsideration. Action by Chief, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: May 9, 2000. by Order on Recon. (DA No. 00-1129). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/da001129.doc

ADDENDA: The following items, released May 22, 2000, did not appear in Digest No. 97:

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FCC FILINGS. OPA. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Filings/fl000522.html

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PLAINCOM, INC. Denied the Application for Review, FCC File No. 9508110, filed by Plaincom on January 18, 2000. Action by the Commission. Adopted: April 19, 2000. by MO&O. (FCC No. 00-147). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/fcc00147.doc

PLAINCOM, INC. Denied Plaincom's Application for Review to Provide 39 GHz Point-to-Point Microwave Service in Knoxville, Tennessee. Action by the Commission. Adopted: April 19, 2000. by MO&O. (FCC No. 00-150). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/fcc00150.doc

BACHOW COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Denied the Application for Review filed on December 23, 1999 and the Supplement to the Application for Review filed on January 27, 2000 by Bachow Communications, Inc. Action by the Commission. Adopted: April 19, 2000. by MO&O. (FCC No. 00-148). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/fcc00148.doc

ADDENDA: The following items, released May 19, 2000, did not appear in Digest No. 96:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: May 19, 2000. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS CONSENT TO ASSIGN C BLOCK BROADBAND PCS AND SMR LICENSES. (DA No. 00-1117). Contact: Rita Cookmeyer or Yolanda Lee at (202) 418-0660. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/da001117.doc

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SKAGGS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC. AND LARRY H. MILLER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION. Denied the Application for Review filed by United Television, Inc., licensee of KTVX(TV), Salt Lake City, Utah, of the February 12, 1993, decision of the Chief, Video Services Division, Mass Media Bureau, denying its petition to deny the application to transfer of control of the license of KJZZ-TV (formerly KXIF(TV), Salt Lake City, from Skaggs Telecommunications Services, Inc. to Larry H. Miller Communications Corporation. Action by the Commission. Adopted: May 12, 2000. by MO&O. (FCC No. 00-170). MMB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/2000/fcc00170.doc


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