Madison call center to receive nearly $575,000 in state incentives to add nearly 300 jobs

Two state agencies will provide more than a half-million taxpayer dollars to help a Philippines-based outsourcing company expand a small Madison call center, based on its pledge to add 286 jobs in three years starting at $11 per hour plus commission.

SPi Global Madison, also known as Laserwords, provides call center services for Dish Network, selling Internet and television packages across the U.S. since last April with 40 employees at 4230 Argosy Court on Madison’s Far East Side. It is parent company SPi Global’s first U.S.-based call center, with other centers in India, China, Vietnam and the Philippines for the past 20 years. Dish has been a client for 12 years.

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