CSG International (CSGI) is a multinational corporation headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. It provides Business Support Systems (BSS) software and services, primarily to the telecommunications industry. CSG was founded by Neal Hansen as a division of First Data in 1982. It became an independent corporation when it was acquired by CSG Holdings in 1994 for $137 million. A contract with Tele-Communications Inc. (TCI), the largest cable TV business at the time, was influential in the companys growth from $80 million in revenue in 1994 to $171 million by 1997. CSG went public in 1996. A dispute with TCI over pricing led to a $120 million arbitration settlement in 2002 with Comcast, who acquired the TCI business. The two continued to do business together and expanded their relationship in 2014. CSG made more than ten acquisitions in the 2000s, mostly of companies that sold billing, customer service and operations software. CSG International was founded in 1982 by Neal Hansen under the name Cable Services Group (CSG) as a division of the payment processing company First Data Corporation. At the time First Data was operated by American Express, which acquired a controlling interest in the company in 1980. CSG became a part of the American Express Information Services Company, which was formed in 1989. The CSG groups first large-scale billing statement processing center, which prints and mails bills to consumers, was established in Omaha in 1990.
Highest paying job titles at CSG International include Software Developer, Product Manager, and Quality Assurance Automation Test Engineer