In a recent release, it was stated that Securus Technologies will be acquiring GovPayNet. The acquisition will broaden the services that Securus Technologies and will allow them to assist their customers even more.
Securus Technologies is a technology firm that is based out of Dallas, Texas. They have been in business since 1986, and they focus on law enforcement and public service agencies as well as corrections facilities. Securus holds over 100 patents for their products. They serve over 3,400 agencies and over 1.2 million inmates across North America. Securus has put together a stellar team of designers and engineers to be at the forefront when it comes to technology.
GovPayNet is a card processing company that serves the government. In the past, all that was allowed for payment was cash payments. GovPayNet created a system that allowed these government agencies to collect payment in the form of a debit or credit card. GovPayNet has been in business for over 20 years and was founded by a former sheriff. The founder brought a unique perspective with the law enforcement background.
The President and CEO of Securus Technologies, Robert Pickens, has said that he is excited to be adding GovPayNet on. GovPayNet has built a wonderful firm and brings a lot of experience to the table. This addition will expand what Securus Technologies can provide for their customers.
Securus Technologies is always looking for a way to improve the products and services. By adding on the card processing system, Securus Technologies will be able to process over 40 million card payments per year. This acquisition will be beneficial to all parties involved to include both companies and their customers around the world.