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Spotdata EI View and Print
Spotdata EI View and Print allow broadcasters to view and print the electronic invoices they send to advertising agencies.

Read about Spotdata EI View and Print:

How will Spotdata EI View and Print help me?
Spotdata EI View and Print makes it easier for broadcasting and cable companies to do business with ad agencies.

Spotdata EI View and Print means:
  • Confirm that agencies have received your invoices
    View the "download status" of your invoices to confirm that agencies have downloaded your invoice data.
  • Review invoices online
    View your invoices online right inside your web browser. Spotdata puts invoice detail at your fingertips.
  • Print only the invoices you select
    See savings in paper and storage! Print only the invoices you need to review on paper.

How does Spotdata EI View and Print work?
Spotdata EI View and Print works in conjunction with EI. Once you send your electronic invoices to the industry clearinghouse using EI, you can view and print your invoice information right from your web browser using Spotdata EI View and Print.

Using the user ID and password assigned to you during the sign-up process, you log into the Subscribers Only area of and view and print any invoices that you have sent to agencies through the industry clearinghouse.

To see just how easy and convenient it is to view and print your invoices, check out the Spotdata EI View and Print Demo.

How much does Spotdata EI View and Print cost?
It's FREE with your subscription to EI!

What are the hardware and software requirements?
In order to access the secure areas of this web site for viewing and printing electronic invoices, you need to configure your system as follows:


Hardware and Software Requirements

Browser: Secure Area

Internet Explorer, version 5.0* & up
Firefox Version 2.0 & up


*for MacOS, use Internet Explorer 4.5 or later

Browser Plug-ins:
(view & print users)

Adobe Acrobat Reader, version 3.02 & up

Operating Systems

Windows 9x,NT (SP3),2000,ME,XP or Vista
MacOS 7.6.1 & up

System RAM

Minimum for selected Operating System

Connection Speed

Minimum 256 kilobits per second (DSL) or faster

User ID and Password

We will supply the user ID and initial password, which should be changed after initial log in.

How do I know my data is secure?
No other station will be able to view your invoices. Spotdata protects your data:

  • A firewall protects the invoice data in the industry clearinghouse.
  • We control access to the view and print area of the web site by requiring the user to have a user ID and a password that is checked every time the user logs into the secure area.
  • Secure Internet protocols (HTTPS and SSL) ensure that the data is encrypted when transmitted over public Internet connections.

See also: Security Detail

Okay, I'm interested! How do I get started?
Select Sign Up to begin the Subscriber Registration process for Spotdata EI View and Print and for EI. If you are already an EI customer, you will indicate that on the sign-up form.

If you want more information before you sign up, you can Request More Information.