Media Coverage

New app to help California family, friends schedule video visits with inmates at 4 state prisons

KTLA5 – January 16, 2021

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has announced a new tool to help friends and family visit inmates. The Visitation Scheduling Application app can be accessed on smartphones, tablets and computers and allows approved visitors to easily schedule their own video visits and receive instant confirmation. Continue Reading

York County Prison may reduce inmates’ phone call costs

York Dispatch – January 14, 2021

The cost for inmates to make phone calls at York County Prison would decrease under a proposed new contract with Global Tel Link, the company that provides tablet and phone services to the prison, officials said Wednesday. Continue Reading

Where Are They Now: Deb Alderson in 2021

Washington Exec – January 10, 2021

Deb Alderson is on a mission to improve her own industry as she leads GTL from the CEO suite. Alderson, who spent decades in government contracting, has been at the helm of the communications technology firm for nearly 2 years, working to drive down costs, double down on efforts to connect incarcerated individuals with family and friends on the outside, and create a safer environment for law enforcement by leveraging the company’s proprietary technology solutions. Continue Reading

With in-person visits halted, Luzerne County will offer video chats to inmates

Times Leader – January 3, 2021

Luzerne County’s prison system has started implementing a new program that allows inmates to virtually visit friends and family members through video using computer tablets. Continue Reading