Securus Technologies To Acquire GovPayNet As Plan To Improve Scope Of Services Offered

Securus Technologies, a leading prison communications provider in America recently came forward to announce their acquisition of GovPayNet. The acquisition was part of a bigger plan for Securus Technologies to be able to provide a broader range of services to the people inside the incarceration facilities that they are operational in. The acquisition was announced in the first week of January and is going to go into full effect as soon as all the formalities have been filled out.



GovPayNet is a company that offers payment solutions which are mainly used by government authorities and organizations. The organization aims to streamline the process of credit and debit card payments, making it easier for both the person paying and the person receiving the payment. The government mainly dealt with fines and violations that people had to pay for to the government. The company has in the past, offered their services to over thirty-five different organizations, most of which have been governmental agencies.



The model of services that this company follows will be able to benefit Securus greatly. It will allow them to have a more streamlined form of debit and credit card payments so that the customers who want to opt for their services can do so quickly and without any restraints. Because GovPayNet is already so well versed in the field and with what they do, Securus Technologies will have no worries fitting them into their current model of operations.



Securus Technologies is currently operational in hundreds of prisons across the country and Canada and offers a range of voice and video calling amenities to inmates who want to keep in touch with their friends and families. The company believes in continually upgrading and improving so that they can always offer the very best of communication services to inmates who depend on them.



Securus Technologies Helps Inmates Talk to Their Families During Holidays

During the holiday season there are a number of inmates that are looking to talk to their family members. Fortunately for a number of these inmates, they can reunite with their families without having to deal with the hassle of visits. Securus Technologies has put together a solution that allows family members of inmates to contact them and talk to them live via video camera. This option has proven to be among the most efficient ways for the family members of inmates to communicate. It provides them with a low cost communication method that saves them a lot of time.


The way this works is an inmate makes a call and the family member goes on the computer to receive the call. An inmate will then be able to talk to the family member live through a video webcam. As a result, this will allow the two parties to see each other onscreen and communicate in a more personalized manner. Inmates will have the opportunity to see their family members living their daily lives at home. At the same time, the family members will be able to see the inmate talk to them from their correctional facility. Taking advantage of this option has helped both inmates and their families stay in touch and see each other during the holiday season.


Securus Technologies is a major telecommunications company based in Texas. The company specializes in providing correctional facilities with equipment and services to allow inmates to communicate. With Securus Technologies, a number of correctional facilities have been able to use the latest technology in the telecommunications industry. As a result, both inmates and correctional staff will have the means to more efficiently meet their communication needs. Securus Technologies offers phone services, voicemail and email services to its customers. Therefore, inmates and staff will have plenty of options to use when looking to make and receive contacts on a regular basis.


With Securus Technologies, correctional facilities will be able to provide a number of communication solutions to inmates. One of the most common options is telephone services. Inmates will be able to contact their family and friends by making calls and receiving them in a more timely manner. As well as offering phone service, Securus Technologies also offers voicemail which will allow people to leave messages via telephone. With instant mail, inmates and staff can get messages from a computer which eliminates the hassle of receiving letters. There is also video visitation which is a new service that allows inmates to see their contacts while talking on the phone.