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TECC error messages for cable network EDI

Here’s a list of error messages you may come across in uploading cable data to Mediaocean Netpak under the electronic data interchange (EDI) guidelines specified by The Electronic Cable Committee (TECC).

For Deal # xxxx, there were two 843's.

MEANING

NECESSARY ACTION

In the file the network sent over, there was two file part ‘a’s.

Network must regenerate file and re-send to Mediaocean; every valid file generated by a given network must be comprised of two components, one (and only one) 843 file and at least one 850.

For Deal # xxxx, there was no 843.

MEANING

NECESSARY ACTION

In the file the network sent over, file part ‘a’ was missing.

Network must regenerate file and re-send to Mediaocean. (Part ‘A’ is equivalent to header…)

For Deal # xxxx, there was no 850.

MEANING

NECESSARY ACTION

In the file the network sent over, file part ‘b’ was missing.

Network must regenerate file and re-send to Mediaocean. (Part ‘B’ is equivalent to details…)

TECC ERROR: REC=n FIELD=n (Agency Advertiser Code Missing)

MEANING

NECESSARY ACTION

The agency code is missing from the file sent by the network.

Check Package Header Report and include value under Column “AGY CODE”, Field “AGENCY” and re-send to Mediaocean

TECC ERROR: REC=n FIELD=n (Estimate Code Missing)

MEANING

NECESSARY ACTION

Estimate Code is missing from file sent by network.

Check Package Header Report and include value under Column “AGY CODE”, Field “ESTIMATE” andd re-send to Mediaocean

TECC ERROR: REC=n FIELD=n (Package Code Missing)

MEANING

NECESSARY ACTION

Package Code is missing from file sent by network.

Check Package Header Report and include value under Column “AGY CODE”, Field “PACKAGE”. Re-send to Mediaocean

TECC ERROR: REC=n FIELD=n (Rate Missing)

MEANING

NECESSARY ACTION

The rate is missing from the file sent by the network.

The network inadvertently omitted rate in Line Information Record; include in file and re-send to Mediaocean.

TECC ERROR: REC=n FIELD=n (End Time Missing)

MEANING

NECESSARY ACTION

The end time is missing from the file sent by the network.

The network inadvertently omitted a valid, four-digit program end-time; include in file and re-send to Mediaocean.