Certegy Inc. reported third quarter revenue of $254.5 million and net income of $24.4 million compared to $238.0 million in revenues and $26.0 million in net income for 3Q/01. Certegy added 2.2 million cards globally during the quarter, increasing its North American card base to 22.2 million and its international card base to 24.0 million. Card Services generated revenue of $167.6 million an increase of 2.9% over the prior year quarter. International card revenue declined by 2.3% due to unfavorable currency rates and volatile economic conditions in Brazil. Check Services generated revenue of $86.9 million in the third quarter, an increase of $11.7 million, or 15.6% over the third quarter of 2001. Check volumes increased 11.7% over the prior year quarter. Check Services’ operating income grew to $12.1 million, or 4.1% over third quarter 2001. The company expects 2003 revenue to increase 6% to 8%. For complete details on Certegy’s 3Q/02 earnings visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).