CSG Systems International Inc. Presents at RBC Capital Markets' Technology, Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference, Nov-12-2013 11:00 AM
Nov 5 13
CSG Systems International Inc. Presents at RBC Capital Markets' Technology, Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference, Nov-12-2013 11:00 AM. Venue: Hilton New York Hotel, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, 700 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10019, United States. Speakers: Liz Bauer, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategic Communications, Peter E. Kalan, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director.
TeliaSonera International Carrier Expands Partnership with CSG Systems International Inc
Oct 30 13
TeliaSonera International Carrier and CSG Systems International Inc. announced that TSIC has expanded its relationship with CSG to include implementation of CSG Assure to test for and maximize quality of service. CSG Assure covers 420 mobile networks in 130 countries and comprises one of the larger test-calling networks in the world. CSG Assure allows TSIC to verify the worldwide delivery of time- and content-critical interactions as part of a proactive and fully integrated business management strategy. International traffic is critical to TSIC's business, and CSG Assure ensures market-leading call quality to its vast global customer base. It promotes fast, flexible discrepancy resolution, fraud protection, quality assurance, trading transparency, and increased operational efficiency allowing customers to keep pace with constantly changing trading and quality variables across the network. CSG Assure is available in the cloud or using a licensing model and supports speed-to-market for new offerings and seamless hardware and software updates. In addition to reducing manual error-prone tasks, TSIC will be able to adapt in near-real-time to events such as quality dips to protect its margins and service levels.
CSG Systems International Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2013; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2013
Oct 29 13
CSG Systems International Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2013. For the quarter, the company has posted total revenues of $186,180,000 against $190,001,000 a year ago. Operating income was $20,553,000 against $21,728,000 a year ago. Income before income tax was $16,631,000 against $17,114,000 a year ago. Net income was $15,300,000 or $0.47 diluted per share against $9,413,000 or $0.29 diluted per share a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income was $29,365,000 against $31,071,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $38,277,000 against $42,066,000 a year ago. The company reported cash flows from operations for the quarter, coming in at $25,000,000. The company has spent approximately $80,000,000 on capital expenditures, thus resulting in $17,000,000 in free cash flow for the quarter. Non-GAAP EPS for the third quarter was $0.52, which compares to $0.50 for the same period last year and $0.57 for the second quarter of this year.
For the nine months, the company has posted total revenues of $552,919,000 against $558,859,000 a year ago. Operating income was $60,269,000 against $74,425,000 a year ago. Income before income tax was $49,037,000 against $59,568,000 a year ago. Net income was $42,270,000 or $1.30 diluted per share against $33,089,000 or $1.02 diluted per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $86,582,000 against $108,422,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $18,986,000 against $20,488,000 a year ago. Purchases of short-term investments were $129,259,000 against $45,499,000 a year ago. Acquisition of and investments in client contracts was $5,349,000 against $4,253,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income was $87,375,000 against $102,517,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $113,671,000 against $133,847,000 a year ago.
For the year, the company expects revenue of $740 million to $760 million. Non-GAAP EPS is expected to be between $2.05 to $2.15, GAAP EPS to be $1.49 - $1.61 and Adjusted EBITDA to be between $153 million to $158 million. The company is maintaining its expectations for a non-GAAP operating margin of approximately 16% for the full year 2013, which is in line with its first nine months of the year performance. The company anticipates adjusted EBITDA to be in the range of $153 million to $158 million, or 21% of its expected total revenues. The company expects operating cash flows for the year to be in the range of $110 million to $120 million. The company expects its 2013 non-GAAP effective income tax to be approximately 36%. The company continues to expect capital expenditures in the $35 million range for the year, which is relatively in line with its historical spending levels.
Nexmo and CSG Partner to Support Explosive Growth of SMS
Oct 24 13
Nexmo and CSG Systems International Inc. announced that Nexmo has expanded its relationship with CSG to include CSG Assure for fraud protection and quality assurance. Nexmo uses CSG Assure as an independent test platform that allows it to proactively send test SMS through various routes. Mobile operators and SMS aggregators can then verify results that include precise delivery time, textual content verification, address verification, character set validation, concatenated messages delivery testing, and binary content verification. CSG Assure is available in the cloud and as a subscription-based model that supports speed-to-market for new offerings and seamless hardware and software updates. Nexmo also benefits from fraud protection, quality assurance, and increased operational speed and efficiency. In addition to reducing manual error-prone tasks, Nexmo will be able to adapt in near-real-time to events such as quality dips to protect its margins and service levels.