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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Astound Broadband, LLC ) File No. EB-FIELDWR-12-00002005

   Cable System Operator )

   Physical System ID 008792 ) NOV No. V201232960031

   Rocklin, California )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                                     Released:  May  10, 2012

   By the Senior Agent, San Francisco Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's Rules, to Astound Broadband, LLC in Rocklin,

    2. On April 11, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's San Francisco
       Office inspected Astound Broadband, LLC, located at Rocklin,
       California and observed the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 76.1702: "Every employment unit with six or more
        full-time employees shall maintain for public inspection a file
        containing copies of all EEO program annual reports filed with the
        Commission pursuant to S:76.77 and the equal employment opportunity
        program information described in paragraph (b) of this section. These
        materials shall be placed in the unit's public inspection file
        annually by the date that the unit's EEO program annual report is due
        to be filed and shall be retained for a period of five years. The
        file shall be maintained at the central office and at every location
        with six or more full-time employees." At the time of inspection
        there was no annual report for EEO in the public inspection file.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Astound Broadband, must
       submit a written statement concerning this matter within 20 days of
       release of this Notice. The response must fully explain each
       violation, must contain a statement of the specific action(s) taken to
       correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and should include a
       time line for completion of pending corrective action(s). The response
       must be complete in itself and signed by a principal or officer of
       Astound Broadband. All replies and documentation sent in response to
       this Notice should be marked with the File No. and NOV No. specified
       above, and mailed to the following address:

   Federal Communications Commission

   San Francisco Office

   5653 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 105

   Pleasanton, California 94588-8543

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Astound Broadband at its address of

    5. The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that we advise you that the
       Commission will use all relevant material information before it,
       including any information disclosed in your reply, to determine what,
       if any, enforcement action is required to ensure compliance. Any false
       statement made knowingly and willfully in reply to this Notice is
       punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.


   David K. Hartshorn

   Senior Agent

   San Francisco Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S: 403.

   P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq.

   Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission