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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554

                              )
In the Matter of                        )         
                              )         
Mediacom                           )    File No.: EB-02-KC-764
                              )    NAL/Acct. No. 200332560002
Owner of Cable Television System Serving     )    FRN  0007-7421-
41
Jefferson City, Missouri                )


                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  January 28, 2003                        Released:  
January 30, 2003 

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary  forfeiture in  the amount  of eight  thousand 
          dollars  ($8,000) to  Mediacom, operator  of the  cable 
          television  system serving  Jefferson  City,  Missouri, 
          for  willful   violation  of  Section   11.35  of   the 
          Commission's Rules  (``Rules'').1  The noted  violation 
          involves  Mediacom's failure  to  maintain  operational 
          Emergency Alert System equipment.

     2.   On November  5,  2002,  the District  Director  of  the 
Commission's Kansas City,  Missouri Field  Office (``Kansas  City 
Office'') issued a  Notice of Apparent  Liability for  Forfeiture 
(``NAL'') in the amount of $8,000 to Mediacom.2  Mediacom has not 
filed a response to the NAL.  Based on the information before us, 
we affirm the forfeiture.

     3.   ACCORDINGLY, IT IS  ORDERED THAT,  pursuant to  Section 
503(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended  (``Act''),3 
and Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4) of the Rules,4  Mediacom 
IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE  in the amount of $8,000  for 
willfully violating Section 11.35 of the Rules.

     4.   Payment of the forfeiture shall  be made in the  manner 
provided for in Section 1.80 of  the Rules within 30 days of  the 
release of this Order.  If the forfeiture is not paid within  the 
period specified, the case may  be referred to the Department  of 
Justice for collection  pursuant to Section  504(a) of the  Act.5  
Payment shall be made by  mailing a check or similar  instrument, 
payable  to   the   order   of   the   ``Federal   Communications 
Commission,'' to the Federal Communications Commission, P.O.  Box 
73482, Chicago,  Illinois 60673-7482.   The payment  should  note 
NAL/Acct. No. 200332560002, and  FRN 0007-7421-41.  Requests  for 
full payment under an installment plan should be sent to:  Chief, 
Revenue and Receivables Operations Group, 445 12th Street,  S.W., 
Washington, D.C. 20554.6

     5.        IT IS FURTHER  ORDERED THAT a  copy of this  Order 
shall be  sent by  first class  mail and  certified mail,  return 
receipt requested, to  Mediacom, 1922  Southridge Dr.,  Jefferson 
City, Missouri 65109.

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

     1 47 C.F.R.  11.35.

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200332560002 (Enf. Bur., Kansas City Office, released November 5,  
2002).

     3 47 U.S.C.  503(b).

     4 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).

     5 47 U.S.C.  504(a).

     6 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.