GTL Enhances All Friends and Family Member Mobile Applications

Improved User Experience, Expanded services and Faster Processing Focus of Upgrade available for Android and iOS mobile devices

Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – August 1, 2016GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced the launch of improved payment apps for Android and iOS mobile devices. These improved apps follow last month’s launch of GTL’s improved website for friends and family members, ConnectNetwork, which has provided users with a better, faster, and easier online experience.

“GTL is proud to improve the mobile experience of inmate friends and family members with our new apps which are available at no cost to friends and family members. These new mobile apps complement the rich online experience found on with improved capabilities to complete frequent transactions like adding funds to prepaid accounts,” said Steve Montanaro, Vice President of Consumer Channels at GTL. He added “We’ve taken the same holistic approach for the new ConnectNetwork site and applied it to the new mobile apps, including a brand new interface to make the user’s mobile experience faster, more convenient and simple. At GTL, we’re constantly looking for ways to improve our user’s experience. We started by revamping our ConnectNetwork website and have now followed with these downloadable mobile apps, which are available to our users nationwide.”

The mobile app provides users quick and intuitive access to ConnectNetwork’s most popular deposit services coupled with self-management options, including creating a ConnectNetwork account, managing their account information, making deposits into accounts and setting up low balance text alerts. The mobile app provides ConnectNetwork’s dashboard with the convenience of a mobile device, giving users the ability to make deposits for services like AdvancePay Phone (prepaid collect), Trust Fund and PIN debit (Inmate debit) while on the go.

About GTL
GTL is the leading provider of integrated correctional technology solutions, delivering financial value, security, and ease of operation to our customers through visionary products and solutions at the forefront of corrections innovation. As a trusted correctional industry leader, GTL provides service to approximately fifty percent of inmates nationwide, including service to 33 state departments of corrections, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 32 of the largest city/county facilities. GTL is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, with more than 10 regional offices across the country. To find out more about GTL, please visit our website You can also view us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

About ConnectNetwork
ConnectNetwork is the one-stop resource for friends and family members to connect with their incarcerated loved ones. ConnectNetwork was designed especially for friends and family members with the goal of making it easy and convenient to receive phone calls, send messages, deposit money for services, and schedule and conduct visits with the comfort their transactions are safe, reliable and secure.
To find out more about ConnectNetwork, please visit our website You can also view us on Facebook or Twitter.

Press Release Contact
Vinnie Mascarenhas
phone: 703-955-3894

email: [email protected]

Press Release Contact Click Here to download a PDF version

Industry Publications

Feature Articles

GTL’s Inmate Calling Patent Survives AIA Review (via Law360) – Read Article

Inmate Communication Device (ICD) promotes positive behavior proving to be a potent inmate management tool.

A first hand account of the impact the Inspire Tablet has on the inmates at Pima County Jail. Continue Reading