Vol. 16, No. 231 December 2,1997
INTERNATIONAL BUREAU RELEASES REPORT ON 1996 CIRCUIT STATUS FOR U.S. FACILITY-BASED INTERNATIONAL CARRIERS. Report covers U.S. international facility-based carriers' activated circuits at year-end, including all international facilities (undersea cable, satellite, and terrestrial link) and identifies the activated circuits for each international point as of Dec. 31, 1996.. IB Contact: Cathy Hsu at (202) 418-2114.
Released: December 2, 1997. TARIFF TRANMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt120297.pdf
Report No: 1159. Released: December 2, 1997. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.
Released: December 2, 1997. INTERNATIONAL BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON SETTLEMENT RATE ESTABLISHED FOR INTERNATIONAL PAID 800 SERVICE BETWEEN SPRINT AND TELMEX ON THE U.S.-MEXICO ROUTE. (DA No. 97-2532). Contact: Jamie Hedlund at (202) 481-1399. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1997/da972532.txt
Report No: 44129. Released: December 2, 1997. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac971202.txt
Report No: 24129. Released: December 2, 1997. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap971202.txt
Report No: 24123E. Released: December 2, 1997. ERRATUM TO REPORTS 24123 A & B RELEASED NOV. 21, 1997. Contact: Melvin Collins at (202) 418-1622. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/ITFS_Notices/pnmm7245.txt
Report No: 1965. Released: December 2, 1997. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS.
FALCON CABLEVISION. Bureau approved the refund plan for Falcon in the city of Calabasas, CA. Action by Chief, CSB. Adopted: November 20, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2457). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1997/da972457.txt
CENTURY M.L., CABLE CORP & CENTURY M.L. CABLE VENTURE. Granted in part and denied in part Petition for Reconsideration based upon effective competition under the low penetration test. Action by Chief, CSB. Adopted: November 26, 1997. by MO&O. (DA No. 97-2509). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1997/da972509.txt
LOUISIANA RSA NO. 8 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP & BELLSOUTH MOBILITY, INC. Granted applications for cellular services in Market 461 (Louisiana 8, St. James) and Market 462 (Louisiasa 9, Plaquemines). Action by Chief, WTB. Adopted: December 1, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2495). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1997/da972495.txt
COMMISSION CONCLUDES INVESTIGATION OF 1997 ACCESS TARIFF FILINGS; ORDERS LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRRIERS TO REVISE RATES, ISSUE REFUNDS. Found that certain of the incumbent LECs' rates for interstate access service are unreasonable and therefore violate the Communications Act of 1934 as amended; ordered incumbent LECs to revise rates and issue refunds to access customers, primarily long distance companies. Report No: CC 97-58. Action by: Commission. Dkt No.: CC- 97-149. (FCC No. 97-403) News Media Contact: Rochelle Cohen (202) 418-0253. CCB Contact: Paul D'Ari at (202) 418-1520. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1997/nrcc7079.txt
FCC REQUIRES WIRELESS CARRIERS TO FORWARD ALL 911 CALLS. Issued revised rules, requiring covered wireless carriers to transmit all wireless 911 calls (from both subscribers and non-subscribers) to emergency assistance providers operating Public Safety Answering Points. Report No: WT 97-43. Action by: Commission. Dkt No.: CC- 94-102. (FCC No. 97-402) News Media Contact: Audrey Spivack (202) 418-0654. WTB Contact: Won Kim or Dan Grosh at (202) 418-1310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1997/nrwl7048.txt
Released: December 1, 1997. NOTICE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICES APPLICATIONS FOR STATE CERTIFICATION ACCEPTED.Comments due by Jan. 5, 1998. (DA No. 97-2527). Dkt No.: CC- 90-571. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1997/da972527.html
Report No: I-8275. Released: December 1, 1997. FOREIGN CARRIER AFFILIATION NOTIFICATION. Contact: Joanna Lowry at (202) 418-1470.
1997 ANNUAL ACCESS TARIFF FILINGS. Found certain LECs' tariff filings in violation of Commission rules; ordered LECs to revise and refile their tariffs and issue refunds. Dkt No.: CC- 97-149. Action by Commission. Adopted: December 1, 1997. by MO&O. (FCC No. 97-403). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1997/fcc97403.txt
INVESTIGATION OF SPECIAL ACCESS TARIFFS OF LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS. Granted motions for an extension of time filed by the local exchange carriers; ordered Western Union to file opposition to one or more refund report no later than Jan. 5, 1998. Dkt No.: CC- 85-166. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division, CCB. Adopted: December 1, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2531). CCB
EDDIE BOND. Ordered to forfeit $15,000 for three unauthorized transfers of control of the license for Station WOHT(FM), Drew, Mississippi. MO&O and Forfeiture Order. Action by Chief, MMB. Adopted: November 26, 1997. (DA No. 97-2526). MMB
ENHANCED 911 EMERGENCY CALLING SYSTEMS. Issued interim measure to clarify the rights and obligations of wireless carriers until the enhanced 911 emergency calling rules adopted by the Commission are in effect. Dkt No.: CC- 94-102. Action by Chief, WTB. Adopted: December 1, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2530). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1997/da972530.pdf