TSYS Announces Fourth-Quarter 2012 Dividend

  TSYS Announces Fourth-Quarter 2012 Dividend

                       Company Accelerates Payment Date

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- December 03, 2012

TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that its board of directors has approved a
quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on TSYS common stock, payable
December 26, 2012, to TSYS shareholders of record as of the close of business
on December 17, 2012. The company accelerated its fourth quarter dividend,
typically paid in January, to allow shareholders to benefit from the lower
dividend tax rate that is set to expire December 31, 2012.

About TSYS

At TSYS, (NYSE: TSS), we believe payments should revolve around people — not
the other way around. We call this belief "People-Centered Payments^SM." By
putting people at the center of every decision we make, with unmatched
customer service and industry insight, TSYS is able to support financial
institutions, businesses and governments in more than 80 countries. Offering
merchant payment-acceptance solutions as well as services in credit, debit,
prepaid, mobile, chip, healthcare and more, we make it possible for those in
the global marketplace to conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with
trust and convenience.

TSYS’ headquarters are located in Columbus, Georgia, with local offices spread
across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. TSYS provides services to more
than half of the top 20 international banks, is a Fortune 1000 company and was
named one of the 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere magazine.
For more information, please visit us at www.tsys.com.


TSYS Media Relations
Cyle Mims
TSYS Investor Relations
Shawn Roberts
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