Vol. 16, No. 250 December 31,1997
Released: December 31, 1997. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIODS FILING IN PERMIT-BUT DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.
Released: December 31, 1997. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG, DEC. 30, 1997. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt123097.pdf
Report No: 1341. Released: December 31, 1997. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE APPLICATIONS RE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.
Report No: DS-1800. Released: December 31, 1997. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1997/pnin7285.txt
Report No: DS-1799. Released: December 31, 1997. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION. Action by: Chief, IB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1997/pnin7284.txt
Report No: 44148. Released: December 31, 1997. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac971231.txt
Report No: 24148. Released: December 31, 1997. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap971231.txt
Report No: 2246. Released: December 31, 1997. OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS REFERENCE OPERATIONS DIVISION PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING.
Report No: LB-98-17. Released: December 31, 1997. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVICE INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1997/pnwl7272.txt
AMERITECH. Approved petition filed by Ameritch on a comparably efficient interconnection plan outlining the terms on which it proposed to offer Electronic Vaulting Service as an enhanced service. Action by Chief, CCB. Adopted: December 31, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2715). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1997/da972715.txt
CLEAR CABLEVISION, INC./MANCHESTER CABLEVISION, INC. D/B/A/ ADELPHIA CABLE COMMUNICATIONS. Denied petition filed by Clear Cablevision, Inc./Manchester Cablevision, Inc., d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications seeking special relief to modify the Boston, Massachusetts ADI to exclude stations WPXN-TV (Channel 31), New York, New York and WHSE-TV (Channel 68), Newark, New Jersey, from carriage on its cable system serving various communities in Ocean County, New Jersey. Action by Deputy Chief, CSB. Adopted: December 23, 1997. by MO&O. (DA No. 97-2716). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1997/da972716.txt
COMMISSION ADDRESSES UNIVERSAL SERVICE ISSUES RAISED BY PETITIONERS. The Commission released an Order addressing various issues raised in petitions for reconsideration and/or clarification of its May 8, 1997 and July 10, 1997, and July 18, 1997 Orders on universal service. Report No: CC 97-61. by Order. Action by: Commission. Adopted: December 30, 1997. (FCC No. 97-420) News Media Contact: Rochelle Cohen (202) 418-0253. CCB Contact: Lori Wright at (202) 418-7391. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1997/nrcc7085.txt
COMMISSION ANNOUNCES PROCEDURES FOR FCC DESIGNATION OF ELIGIBLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIERS PURSUANT TO SECTION 214(E)(6) OF THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT. Released a Public Notice establishing the procedures the Commission will use in implementing section 214 of the Communications Act of 1934 which provides that common carriers designated as "eligible telecommunications carriers" are eligible to recieve universal service support in accordance with section 254 of the Act and that state commissions shall designate such carriers. Report No: 97-62. by Public Notice. Action by: Commission. Adopted: December 29, 1997. (FCC No. 97-419) News Media Contact: Rochelle Cohen (202) 418-0253. CCB Contact: Cheryl Leanza at (202) 418-7388. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1997/nrcc7086.txt
Released: December 30, 1997. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS IN CC DOCKET NO. 96-45. (DA No. 97-2713). Action by: General Counsel and the Chief, CCB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1997/da972713.txt
Report No: 24147A. Released: December 30, 1997. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS FILED.
Released: December 30, 1997. OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ISSUES BULLETIN SUPPLIMENT TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE IN EVALUATING MOBILE AND PORTABLE DEVICES FOR COMPLIANCE WITH EXPOSURE GUIDELINES FOR RADIOFREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETICS FIELDS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Public_Notices/1997/pnet7029.txt
UNIVERSAL SERVICE. Dismissed petitions petitions for waiver filed by ND Public Service Commission and Arkansas Public Service Commission that are not in conflict with Commission rules and do not require a waiver. Dkt No.: CC- 96-45. Action by Chief, CCB. Adopted: December 29, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2687). CCB
MR. KEITH DAVIS, ET AL. Found that Commission rules do not allow a LEC to charge a provider of paging services for the cost of LEC transmission facilities that are used on a dedicated basis to deliver to paging service providers' local telecommunications traffic originating on the LEC's network. Action by Chief, CCB. Adopted: December 30, 1997. by Letter. (DA No. 97-2726). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1997/da972726.txt
UNIVERSAL SERVICE. Issued Order clarifying and making further findings regarding the Commission's universal service rules adopted on May 8, 1997; Dismissed as moot petition for clarification filed by USTA; Granted a Petition for Declaratory Statement to the FL Public Service Commission and further determined that the FL Commission's state Lifeline program qualifies for intrastate matching funds. By Fourth Order on Reconsideration in CC Docket No. 96-45; Report and Order in CC Docket Nos. 96-45, 96-262; 94-1; 91-213; 95-72. Dkt No.: CC- 96-45. Action by Commission. Adopted: December 30, 1997. by Order. (FCC No. 97-420). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1997/fcc97420.zip
UNIVERSAL SERVICE. Granted temporary waivers of the Commission's rules on universal service support for state Lifeline Programs to avoid interrupting Lifeline assistance for consumers; denied other requests for waiver. Dkt No.: CC- 96-45. Action by Chief, CCB. Adopted: December 30, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2478). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1997/da972478.txt
ACCESS CHARGE REFORM. Granted petitions to suspend and investigate the Access Charge Reform Tariffs contained in the Price Cap Access Charge Reform Tariffs Order; suspended for one day and set for investigation the tariffs of Beehive Telephone Company and Puerto Rico Telephone Company. Dkt No.: CC- 97-250, 97-249. Action by Chief, CCB. Adopted: December 30, 1997. by MO&O. (DA No. 97-2724). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1997/da972724.txt
SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY AND PACIFIC BELL. Granted petitions filed by Southwestern Bell and Pacific Bell to establish new service rate elements for provisions of prearranged and default number portability query services to wireline and wireless telecommunications carriers. Action by Deputy Chief, Competitve Pricing Division. Adopted: December 30, 1997. by MO&O. (DA No. 97-2725). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1997/da972725.txt
FOUCE AMUSMENT ENTERPRISES AND LBI HOLDINGS I, INC. Issued an Erratum correcting MO&O (DA 97-2655), released on December 24, 1997. by Erratum. MMB
PUEBLO MSA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, ET AL. Granted applications for transfer of control to CommNet Cellular, Inc.; denied petition filed by Pueble MSA Limited Partnership, et al, opposing this transfer. Action by Chief, Commercial Wireless Division, WTB. Adopted: December 30, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-2718). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1997/da972718.txt