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Forte Named Best E-Commerce Gateway/Platform at Card Not Present 2021 Customers’ Choice Award

May 25, 2021

DENVER, May 25, 2021 – Forte Payment Systems®, a CSG® (NASDAQ: CSGS) company was recognized by Card Not Present (CNP), a leading voice in the growing segment of the payments industry, as the customers’ choice winner for Best E-Commerce Gateway/Platform at the 2021 CNP Awards.

“The previous year has been one of the most challenging that the e-commerce payments and fraud industry have ever faced,” said Will Wise, Group Vice President, Card Not Present. "Out of necessity, innumerable merchants around the world moved their operations online for the first time, unprepared for the magnitude of payments and fraud issues that inevitably come with e-commerce. This year the CNP Awards honor the most innovative solutions that not only enabled businesses to survive during such uncertain times, but also thrive. We are excited to recognize Forte as a leader in online payments solutions and as the Best E-Commerce Gateway/Platform as chosen by our customer community.”

Forte’s payment platform enables merchants to connect effectively and safely with their customers, acquirers, processors and issuers during purchase and authorization. It empowers merchants to accept payments transactions by delivering an intuitive and secure payment experience via the channels their customers prefer. The solution suite includes ACH, debit and credit card payments, online checkout, point of sale, account verification and validation, bill presentment, payment gateway, eWallet and tokenization, check recovery, interactive voice response, recurring payments and account updater, all on one single, seamless platform.

“It’s an honor to be selected by our customers as the preferred e-commerce platform and gateway at this year’s Card Not Present Award,” said Jeff Kump, Head of Payments for CSG. “We are grateful for their trust and confidence in our solutions to help them reach new heights and continuously improve their customers’ payment experience. A big thank you also goes out to the entire Forte team, whose continued dedication in the pursuit of excellence is the driving force behind this achievement.”

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About Forte, a CSG Company

Forte delivers innovative and flexible payment solutions that help organizations maximize the effectiveness of their payment operations to reduce costs and increase revenue. The company offers a scalable and secure suite of payment processing solutions that support ACH and card payments made via any device or channel, enabling companies to transform their payment operations into a competitive business strategy. Forte is part of CSG’s award-winning suite of innovative revenue and customer management solutions.

For more than 35 years, CSG has simplified the complexity of business, delivering innovative customer engagement solutions that help companies acquire, monetize, engage, and retain customers. Operating across more than 120 countries worldwide, CSG manages billions of critical customer interactions annually, and its award-winning suite of software and services allow companies across dozens of industries to tackle their biggest business challenges and thrive in an ever-changing marketplace. CSG is the trusted provider for driving digital innovation for hundreds of leading global brands, including Airtel Africa, América Móvil, AT&T, Charter Communications, Comcast, DISH, Formula 1, Hutchison 3 Indonesia, Inmarsat, Mastercard, Maximus, Microsoft, Mobily, MTN, New Leaf Service Contracts, State of California DMV, TalkTalk and Telstra. To learn more, visit our website at and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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