Latvian Railway Partners with CSG to Build State-of-the-Art Mediation Solution

  Latvian Railway Partners with CSG to Build State-of-the-Art Mediation

National Transportation and Logistics Provider Streamlines Traffic and Boosts
                      Efficiencies with CSG Intermediate

Business Wire

RIGA, Latvia & ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- December 17, 2013

Latvian Railway, a state-owned railway company, and CSG International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CSGS), a global provider of interactive transaction-driven solutions
and services, today announced that Latvian Railway has selected CSG to design
and deploy an enterprise-wide mediation solution.

The railway will use CSG Intermediate to manage its entire network from a
single platform according to United Nations/Electronic Data Interchange for
Administration, Commerce, and Transport (UN/EDIFACT) standards. It will allow
Latvian Railway to benefit from seamless automated processes that can track
consignments of freight, manage and eradicate errors, aggregate services and
eliminate delays resulting from outmoded manual processes.

“The ever-increasing speed and volume of transactions through our network
require region-wide consistency and ease-of-use,” said Ugis Bergfelds,
Department Manager, at Latvia Railway. “The accuracy, performance, and
scalability CSG Intermediate provides are critical to support the growing
information processing needs of our business.”

The CSG Intermediate offering is one of the most trusted offline and online
mediation solutions in the world, with more than 200 installations in 64
countries. CSG Intermediate is designed to manage the explosive growth of
device availability, the diversity of network applications, and the complexity
of service offerings. It is the most robust mediation and service activation
platform available. Latvia Railway will use CSG Intermediate to strengthen its
deployment of international freight logistics and transportation messaging

“Today, CSG Intermediate manages almost 100 billion mediation events per
month, more than 21 billion usage events each day, and some 300,000 records
every second,” said George Fraser, vice president of Europe, the Middle East,
and Africa for CSG. “Intermediate is the most flexible and scalable mediation
and service activation platform available and is ideally suited to
high-volume, next-generation environments.”

The largest and fastest growing operators in the world have used CSG
Intermediate to consolidate and replace multiple mediation systems and support
technologies like LTE alongside existing circuit-switched services to
streamline operations and maximize profitability.

About Latvian Railway

Latvian Railway (LDz) Concern is the main, state-owned, railway company in
Latvia, employing more than 11,600 people. Latvian Railway (LDz) Concern
comprises the holding company – State Joint Stock Company Latvijas dzelzceļš
and the following subsidiary companies: JSC LatRailNet, LDz Cargo Ltd, LDz
infrastruktūra Ltd, LDz ritošā sastāva serviss Ltd, and LDz Apsardze Ltd. It
provisions railway infrastructure services of 1859,4 kilometers of 1,520 mm
gauge railway lines and 33.4 kilometres of 750 mm narrow gauge railway lines
in Latvia, play’s main role in the railway freight market (more than 70% of
market share in the Latvia) delivering cargo from/to Estonia, Lithuanian,
Russia, Belorussia, CIS states and even Asia. It also provides international
passenger services connecting Riga with the Moscow, St. Petersburg and other
cities in CIS states. LDz is the biggest payer of social and resident income
taxes to state budget, besides, its economic activities make contribution to
the whole state economics. For more information, please visit

About CSG International

CSG Systems International, Inc.(NASDAQ:CSGS) is a market-leading business
support solutions and services company serving the majority of the top 100
global communications service providers, including leaders in fixed, mobile,
and next-generation networks such as AT&T, Comcast, DISH, Orange, Reliance,
SingTel Optus, Telecom New Zealand, Telefonica, Time Warner Cable, T-Mobile,
Verizon, Vivo, and Vodafone. With more than 30 years of experience and
expertise in voice, video, data, and content services, CSG International
offers a broad portfolio of licensed and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based
products and solutions that help clients compete more effectively, improve
business operations and deliver a more impactful customer experience across a
variety of touch points. For more information, visit our website


CSG International
KC Higgins, +1 303-434-8163
Public Relations
Liz Bauer, +1 303-804-4065
Investor Relations
Latvian Railway
Antra Birzule, +371-6723 4909
Head of PR Division
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