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Vol. 21 No. 244
News media information 202 / 418-0500
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TTY: 202/418-2555

December 19, 2002





Report No: TEL-00611 Released: 12/19/2002. INTERNATIONAL AUTHORIZATIONS GRANTED. (DA No. 02-3496). IB. Contact: Reference Information Center at (202) 418-0270  DA-02-3496A1.pdf  DA-02-3496A1.txt

Report No: 45385 Released: 12/19/2002. BROADCAST ACTIONS. MB  DOC-229637A1.txt

Report No: 25385 Released: 12/19/2002. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. MB  DOC-229638A1.txt

Released: 12/19/2002. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. OMD. Contact: Barbara J. Lowe at (202) 418-0310  DOC-229669A1.doc  DOC-229669A1.pdf  DOC-229669A1.txt

Released: 12/19/2002. COMMENTS REQUESTED ON THE APPLICATION BY VERIZON MARYLAND, VERIZON WASHINGTON, D.C., AND VERIZON WEST VIRGINIA FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PROVIDE IN-REGION, INTERLATA SERVICES IN MARYLAND, WASHINGTON, D.C., AND WEST VIRGINIA. (DA No. 02-3511). (Dkt No 02-384). Comments Due: 01/09/2003. Reply Comments Due: 01/31/2003. WCB. Contact: Gail Cohen at (202) 418-0939. News Media Contact: Michael Balmoris at (202) 418-0253  DA-02-3511A1.doc  DA-02-3511A1.pdf  DA-02-3511A1.txt

Released: 12/19/2002. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS CONSENT TO ASSIGN F BLOCK BROADBAND PCS LICENSE. (DA No. 02-3513). WTB. Contact: Yolanda Lee at (202) 418-0660  DA-02-3513A1.doc  DA-02-3513A1.pdf  DA-02-3513A1.txt




MARK BOSENBLUM, ESQ., AT&T CORPORATION. Issued letter granting AT&T's request for an extension of time. Action by: Deputy Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 12/18/2002 by LETTER. (DA No. 02-3501). EB  DA-02-3501A1.doc  DA-02-3501A1.pdf  DA-02-3501A1.txt

INMARSAT VENTURES, PLC. Granted the request of Inmarsat for a six month extension of the December 31, 2002 deadline. Action by: Chief, International Bureau. Adopted: 12/17/2002 by ORDER. (DA No. 02-3489). IB  DA-02-3489A1.doc  DA-02-3489A1.pdf  DA-02-3489A1.txt

TV TABLE OF ALLOTMENTS FOR BLANCO, TX. Amended TV Table of Allotments for this community. (Dkt No. 02-280, RM-10558). Action by: Chief, Video Division, MB. Adopted: 12/12/2002 by R&O. (DA No. 02-3431). MB  DA-02-3431A1.doc  DA-02-3431A1.pdf  DA-02-3431A1.txt

DTV TABLE OF ALLOTMENTS FOR KNCT-TV, BELTON, TX. Amended DTV Table of Allotments for this community. (Dkt No. 02-271, RM-10441). Action by: Chief, Video Division, MB. Adopted: 12/12/2002 by R&O. (DA No. 02-3430). MB  DA-02-3430A1.doc  DA-02-3430A1.pdf  DA-02-3430A1.txt

DTV TABLE OF ALLOTMENTS FOR WCFT-TV, TUSCALOOSA, AL. Amended DTV Table of Allotments for this community. (Dkt No. 02-273, RM-10562). Action by: Chief, Video Division, MB. Adopted: 12/12/2002 by R&O. (DA No. 02-3429). MB  DA-02-3429A1.doc  DA-02-3429A1.pdf  DA-02-3429A1.txt

REVIEW OF THE COMMISSION'S BROADCAST AND CABLE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY RULES AND POLICIES. Extended on its own motion the deadlines for Comments and Reply Comments in response to the Third Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. (Dkt No. 98-204). Action by: Chief, Media Bureau. Comments Due: 01/16/2003. Reply Comments Due: 02/03/2003. Adopted: 12/19/2002 by ORDER. (DA No. 02-3525). MB  DA-02-3525A1.doc  DA-02-3525A1.pdf  DA-02-3525A1.txt

WORLDCOM, INC. Granted United Church of Christ, Inc. motion and extended the deadline for filing statements regarding its petition for rulemaking to January 31, 2003. Action by: Deputy Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau. Comments Due: 01/31/2003. Adopted: 12/19/2002 by ORDER. (DA No. 02-3502). WCB  DA-02-3502A1.doc  DA-02-3502A1.pdf  DA-02-3502A1.txt

IN THE MATTER OF APPLICATION OF VERIZON MARYLAND, INC., VERIZON WASHINGTON, D.C., INC., AND VERIZON WEST VIRGINIA, INC. ET AL.,. PURSUANT TO SECTION 271 OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996 TO PROVIDE IN-REGION, INTERLATA SERVICES IN MARYLAND, WASHINGTON, D.C., AND WEST VIRGINIA. Issued a Protective Order in this proceeding. By Protective Order. (Dkt No. 02-384). Action by: Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau. Adopted: 12/19/2002 by ORDER. (DA No. 02-3512). WCB  DA-02-3512A1.doc  DA-02-3512A1.pdf  DA-02-3512A1.txt

MBO WIRELESS, INC. Granted extensions of Special Temporary Authority filed by MBO Wireless, Inc. filed on 12/11/2002. Action by: Chief, Policy and Rules Branch, Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: 12/18/2002 by ORDER. (DA No. 02-3498). WTB  DA-02-3498A1.doc  DA-02-3498A1.pdf  DA-02-3498A1.txt

CELLULAR TELECOMMUNCATIONS AND INTERNET ASSOCIATION - ADMINISTRATION OF CELLULAR SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS. Issued letter to various parties seeking comments on the SID Administrator guidelines. Action by: Deputy Chief, Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Comments Due: 01/15/2003 by LETTER. (DA No. 02-3493). WTB  DA-02-3493A1.doc  DA-02-3493A1.pdf  DA-02-3493A1.txt





STATEMENT OF FCC CONSUMER & GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS BUREAU CHIEF K. DANE SNOWDEN ON FTC NATIONWIDE TELEMARKETING DO-NOT-CALL LIST. News Release. News Media Contact: Robin Pence at (202) 418-0505 CGB. Contact Dan Rumelt at (202) 418-7512  DOC-229655A1.doc  DOC-229655A1.pdf  DOC-229655A1.txt




Report No: 448 Released: 12/18/2002. MASS MEDIA BUREAU CALL SIGN ACTIONS. MB  DOC-229651A1.pdf  DOC-229651A1.txt

Report No: AUC-02-32-K Released: 12/18/2002. NEW AM BROADCAST STATIONS AUCTION CLOSES WINNING BIDDERS ANNOUNCED. (DA No. 02-3450). WTB. Contact: Linda Sanderson 717-338-2888 or Kenneth Burnley 202-418-0660  DA-02-3450A1.doc  DA-02-3450A1.pdf  DA-02-3450A2.pdf  DA-02-3450A3.pdf  DA-02-3450A1.txt  DA-02-3450A2.txt  DA-02-3450A3.txt