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


In the Matter of                 )
                                )
VIA Technologies, Inc.           )    File No. EB-02-TS-701
                                )    NAL/Acct. No. 200532100001
                                )    FRN # 0011606399
                                )
                                )
                                )

                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  December 17, 2004             Released:  December 21, 
2004

By the Chief, Spectrum Enforcement Division, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In this Forfeiture Order (``Order''), we issue a 
monetary forfeiture in the amount of fourteen thousand dollars 
($14,000) against VIA Technologies, Inc. (``VIA'') for importing 
and marketing in the United States unauthorized radio frequency 
devices, specifically, its model EPIA-M and EPIA-CL computer 
central processing unit (``CPU'') boards, in willful and repeated 
violation of Section 302(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as 
amended (``Act''),1 and Section 2.803(a) of the Commission's 
Rules (``Rules'').2  

     2.   On October 6, 2004, the Spectrum Enforcement Division 
issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (``NAL'') in 
the amount of $14,000 to VIA.3  VIA has not filed a response to 
the NAL.  Based on the information before us, we affirm this 
forfeiture.  

     3.   Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED THAT, pursuant to Section 
503(b) of the Act4, and Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4) of 
the Rules,5 VIA Technologies, Inc. IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY 
FORFEITURE in the amount of fourteen thousand dollars ($14,000) 
for willfully and repeatedly violating Section 302(b) of the Act 
and Section 2.803(a) 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.6  
Payment of the forfeiture must be made by check or similar 
instrument, payable to the order of the Federal Communications 
Commission.  The payment must include the NAL/Acct. No. and FRN 
No. referenced above.  Payment by check or money order may be 
mailed to Forfeiture Collection Section, Finance Branch, Federal 
Communications Commission, P.O. Box 73482, Chicago, Illinois 
60673-7482.  Payment by overnight mail may be sent to Bank One/LB 
73482, 525 West Monroe, 8th Floor Mailroom, Chicago, IL 60661.  
Payment by wire transfer may be made to ABA Number 071000013, 
receiving bank Bank One, and account number 1165259.  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. 20554.7

     5.   IT IS FURTHER  ORDERED that a  copy of this  Forfeiture 
Order shall be sent by first class mail and certified mail return 
receipt requested to VIA  Technologies, Inc., 940 Mission  Court, 
Fremont, CA 94539, and to  its counsel, Douglas L. Povich,  Esq., 
Squire,  Sanders  &  Dempsey  L.L.P.,  14th  Floor,  8000  Towers 
Crescent Drive, Tysons Corner, VA 22182-2700.


                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                    

                                                                  

                         Joseph P. Casey
                                                                 
Chief, Spectrum Enforcement Division
                         Enforcement Bureau



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1 47 U.S.C.  302a(b).
2 47 C.F.R.  2.803(a).
3 VIA Technologies, Inc., 19 FCC Rcd 19526 (2004).
4 47 U.S.C.  503(b).
5 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).
6 47 U.S.C.  504(a).
7 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.