CSG Systems has been in operation for nearly 25 years, and has served in excess of 265 companies in more than 40 countries. The company provides products and services to address the customer care and billing needs of practically every segment of the communications industry, which includes more than 20 of the world's leading service providers. CSG Systems is a provider of customer care and billing solutions for the worldwide communications market, including cable television, direct broadcast satellite, next generation mobile telephony, IP services and wireline. From customer acquisition through customer retention, CSG offers its clients solutions for all aspects of managing and cultivating relationships throughout the customer lifecycle. The full range of processing, software and support services that automate customer management functions, include billing, mediation, consulting services, sales support, order processing and customer relationship management. CSG has operations in more than 25 offices around the world. In July 1996, CSG acquired CSG International, a customer management and billing services provider based in London.