GTL to Showcase Technology Leadership at International Conference Focused on Digital Transformation

Christopher Ditto, GTL Vice President of Research & Development, will conduct an interactive presentation focused on how increased communication aids in the reduction of recidivism March 19, 2019 –  GTL, a leader in transformative corrections technology that improves outcomes for inmates and facilities, today announced its participation at the 3rd Global Corrections Digital Technology Conference. […]

GTL Inmate Communication System Deployed for the Corrective Services of New South Wales, Australia

Collaboration with Ericom and Telstra led to implementation of GTL’s platform as first phase of New South Wales’s offender digital strategy. January 23, 2019 –  GTL, a leader in transformative corrections technology that improves outcomes for inmates and facilities, today announced that its reliable, world-class inmate telephone system was implemented in Australia to enable better […]

Year of Growth – GTL Celebrates Successful 2018

Banner year highlights included new Chief Executive Officer and expanded education user base. January 15, 2019 –  GTL, a leader in transformative corrections technology that improves outcomes for inmates and facilities, today highlighted major growth that occurred in 2018; emphasizing a continued commitment to its facility customers, and inmates and their families and loved ones. […]

GTL Industry-Leading Learning Management System (LMS) Reaches New Milestones in Professional and Rehabilitative Education

GTL Industry-Leading Learning Management System (LMS) Reaches New Milestones in Professional and Rehabilitative Education Effective inmate education and staff training tools fuel exponential participation growth, creating safer correctional facilities and aiding inmate reintegration into society FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PR Newswire) – October 4, 2018 – GTL, a leader in transformative corrections technology that […]

GTL Introduces Offender Management System Version 5.6

GTL Introduces Offender Management System Version 5.6 Containing over 380 feature enhancements FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia – August 7, 2018 – GTL today announced the release of the next version of its Offender Management System (OMS)—version 5.6. This industry-leading jail management software provides correctional professionals with a tool to manage the activities of the […]

GTL and Sentinel Team Up to Provide Offender Tracking and Monitoring Technology

GTL and Sentinel Team Up to Provide Offender Tracking and Monitoring Technology Corrections, probation, parole, and community corrections agencies will have access to full offerings of tracking and monitoring products provided by both companies FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PR Newswire) – July 27, 2018 – GTL and Sentinel Offender Services today announced that they […]

GTL Unveils Integrated Video Relay Service to Improve Experience for Hearing-Impaired Inmates and Increase Security in Correctional Facilities

Newly integrated system still enables quick connection between inmates and their loved ones while providing enhanced security features for facilities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PR Newswire) – May 1, 2018 – GTL today announced that it has integrated Video Relay Service (VRS) into its inmate telephone system (ITS) platform, providing a better user experience […]

Stopping the Flow of Contraband with GTL Data Analysis Tools and Intelligence Analysts

GTL’s patented inmate telephone system (ITS), data analysis tools, and intelligence analysts help improve safety inside correctional facilities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PR Newswire) – April 11, 2018 – GTL today announced that its patented inmate telephone system (ITS), data analysis tools, and professionally-trained intelligence analysts have assisted correctional facilities in helping stem the […]

GTL Announces Deb Alderson as Chief Executive Officer

Former Sotera CEO’s history of leading successful companies will bolster GTL’s technology leadership and growth FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PR Newswire) – March 21, 2018 – GTL today announced that Deb Alderson has been named as Chief Executive Officer of GTL, joining the company on April 2nd. Alderson brings a history of past success […]

GTL Sick Call Feature Offers Benefits for Correctional Facilities and Inmates Alike

GTL Sick Call Feature Offers Benefits for Correctional Facilities and Inmates Alike Patented Inmate Telephone System (ITS) differentiates itself from the competition by enabling inmates to place medical and appointment requests from a telephone or Inspire tablet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PR Newswire) – February 27, 2018 – GTL announced today that its patented Inmate Telephone System (ITS) and Inspire® tablets […]

GTL Enhances Payment Services for Child Support Agencies

Growth reflects the simplicity and convenience offered to many of the nation’s 13.4 million noncustodial parents through TouchPay automated payment services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PR Newswire) – February 5, 2018 – GTL today announced that it continues to expand its state-of-the-art TouchPay automated payment services, which now also assist child support agencies in 11 states. According […]

GTL Announces Plan for Management Change

GTL Announces Plan for Management Change CEO Brian Oliver to retire and assume advisory role to the GTL board FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia – January 24, 2018 – GTL, today announced that CEO Brian Oliver will retire and remain with the company as an advisor to the GTL Board of Directors. Oliver will continue in his present […]

GTL’s Give to Live and Telmate Gives Back Programs Thrive in 2017

GTL’s Give to Live and Telmate Gives Back Programs Thrive in 2017 Serving communities and causes around the nation, GTL and Telmate set the bar high for corporate giving in 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – January 18, 2018 – GTL, is proud to share some of the initiatives of its Give to Live and the Telmate […]

GTL Intelligence Analysts Leverage GTL Data IQ to Assist in Identification of Homicide Suspect

GTL Intelligence Analysts Leverage GTL Data IQ to Assist in Identification of Homicide Suspect Analysts identified suspect based on phone and financial transaction connections FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – November 15, 2017 – GTL,announced today that its link analysis application, GTL Data IQ, has been used to identify a suspect in a homicide […]

GTL Offers Newsfeed Subscription Service to Inmates

Inmates can remain knowledgeable about world events with a secure application on the patented, best-in-industry Inspire® tablet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – October 23, 2017 – GTL,oday announced that inmates can now keep up to date on world events through the latest Inspire® inmate tablet application—Newsfeed. The Newsfeed application delivers secure access to articles from several major […]

GTL to be Main Sponsor at Leading International Conference on Prison Reform

Presentations by GTL speakers will highlight the key benefits being delivered by tablet technology and education in correctional facilities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – October 17, 2017 – GTL,today announced its participation at the prestigious International Corrections & Prisons Association (ICPA) Annual Conference. This year’s conference, “Innovation in Rehabilitation: Building Better Futures,” takes place October […]

GTL Introduces Offender Management System Version 5.5

Third major release of OMS in 2017 brings almost 500 enhancements to customers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – October 16, 2017 – GTL,today announced the release of the next version of its Offender Management System (OMS)—version 5.5—in a continuing effort to improve efficiency and security for correctional facilities. “This latest release further solidifies OMS as the […]

GTL Expands Technology in Motion Tour

Customer exposure is doubling with the launch of a second mobile briefing center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – October 9, 2017 – GTL,today announced the debut of a second Technology in Motion motor coach, expanding an already successful nationwide bus tour. “In April of this year, GTL launched Technology in Motion as a mobile customer briefing program that allows […]

GTL Deploys Revolutionary New Request2Call Feature to Increase Communication Between Inmates and their Friends and Family

Industry-first feature allows friends and family members to see an inmate’s “status,” enabling more frequent communication and lowering recidivism rates FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – September 26, 2017 – GTL, today announced the release of Request2Call™, an industry-first feature that allows an inmate’s friends and family members to submit a call request to the inmate. “Inmates […]

GTL helps connect customers in Texas impacted by Hurricane Harvey

GTL helps connect customers in Texas impacted by Hurricane Harvey by providing free phone calls through the Labor Day holiday. September 2, 2017 GTL will provide free five-minute calls to inmates at the Galveston, Gonzales, Karnes, Montgomery, Orange and Rusk county correctional facilities through September 4. This will help those incarcerated in areas affected by […]

More Than 2,000 Connect with GTL’s Technology in Motion Tour

Mobile briefing program reaches major milestone at recent industry conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – August 30, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced that more than 2,000 visitors have boarded the Technology in Motion tour bus. The milestone […]

GTL Increases Inmate Identification and Fraud Prevention with New Voice Biometrics Feature

New addition to patented voice biometric able to search and detect an inmate voice throughout entire enterprise of stored recordings FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – August 29, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced an enhancement to its industry-leading […]

GTL Continues Support of BEST Entrepreneurship Program

Underscores commitment to promote and enhance programs that put inmates on a path towards personal achievement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – August 15, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced it will continue the commitment to entrepreneurship which began […]

GTL Now Offers Video Attachments for its Patented Inmate Messaging Product

ConnectNetwork mobile applications have direct influence on stopping contraband from entering correctional facilities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – August 11, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced that it has launched video attachments for its patented, industry-leading inmate messaging […]

GTL Acquires Telmate, a Leading Provider of Secure Corrections Solutions and Community Corrections and Probation, Parole Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – August 1, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced the acquisition of Telmate, a leading provider of secure corrections and community corrections solutions including inmate telephone service, tablets, visitation, messaging, education and entertainment content, […]

GTL Releases Offender Management System Version 5.4.2 Encompassing 171 Enhancements

Continuous development enables GTL to offer best possible jail management system to the market FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – July 27, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced the release of Offender Management System (OMS) version […]

Federal Circuit Affirms Validity of GTL Biometric Security Patent, All Claims of Key Inmate Communications Patent Deemed Valid

GTL to request restart of patent infringement litigation against Securus Technologies in Texas federal court and will seek trial for injunction and $100M in damages FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – July 20, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced […]

Here We Grow Again – GTL Expands Production and Logistics Center

Cutting-edge, industry-leading technology drives customer demand for GTL products FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – July 12, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced the expansion of its Production and Logistics Center in Mobile, Alabama. GTL’s Production and Logistics Center […]

GTL Encourages FCC and Wireless Carriers to Take Proactive Action

Resolving contraband cell phones in prisons is a matter of public safety Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – July 10, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, encourages the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take immediate action to address the nationwide public […]

GTL Releases Virtual Reality Platform for Corrections

Proprietary VR headset and educational content bring real world experiences to inmates Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – July 10, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced that it has built a virtual reality platform for corrections that will be […]

GTL Releases New Subscription Applications for Inmate Entertainment

TV Audio and FM Radio applications available on Inspire tablets promote a quieter, calmer, and more controlled environment within correctional facilities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 27, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced that […]

GTL Implements Staff Education and Training Platform in Partnership with Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC)

System geared toward saving taxpayer dollars and increasing education for state’s correctional officers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 22, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced it is the first corrections company to implement a […]

GTL Releases Inspire® 2.0 Next-Generation Inmate Tablet

Newly added features and increased functionality make GTL Inspire the most advanced inmate tablet available in the corrections market FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 20, 2017 – GTL an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced the official launch […]

GTL Becomes First Company to Release Education Products for Entire Corrections Ecosystem

Facilities, agencies, staff, and offenders can now benefit from GTL education solutions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 15, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced it has released education solutions that benefit all stakeholders […]

GTL Commends U.S. Court of Appeals for Decision on ICS Phone Call Rates

Court recognizes shortcomings of FCC rate caps and FCC jurisdictional oversteps FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 13, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, commends the U.S. Court of Appeals on its ruling today in Global Tel*Link v. FCC, Case No. 15-1461, which […]

GTL Releases Offender Management System Version 5.4

Latest release of OMS includes nearly 200 enhancements FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – May 30, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced the release of Offender Management System (OMS) version 5.4. Routine updates to OMS have been a tradition since the inception […]

GTL Achieves New Milestone in Delivering Educational Content to Inmates

Longest running U.S. correctional digital education platform on tablets, has delivered over 100,000 eBooks FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – May 4, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced that it has delivered more than 100,000 eBooks to offenders over its digital platforms. […]

GTL Successfully Requests Inter Partes Review of Three Securus Patents

Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) finds a reasonable likelihood GTL would prevail in demonstrating that all claims for Securus’ Correctional Technology patents are invalid FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – May 3, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced that the PTAB […]

GTL Inspire® Inmate Tablet Now Offering eBooks Subscription

Inmates can now purchase a subscription with access to over 40,000 downloadable eBooks FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – April 17, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced it is now offering eBooks subscription options through the Inspire® inmate tablet. The Inspire eBooks […]

WADOC Inmate Release Phone Program is Helping Reduce Recidivism

GTL is proud to underwrite and support a forward-thinking WADOC initiative to empower inmates released back into their communities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – April 12, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced that a program which provides prepaid mobile phones to Washington […]

GTL Launches Technology in Motion Tour

Technology-packed demo bus brings innovation directly to customers, showcasing solutions optimized for the corrections, government, and education sectors FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – April 10, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced the launch of the Technology in Motion tour, a mobile […]

GTL Acquires Corrections Patents From Verizon

Bolstering GTL’s industry leading portfolio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – April 4, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced that it has acquired a portfolio of telecommunications, messaging, and inmate visitation patents from Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc. These patents complement other […]

GTL Bolsters Patent Portfolio with Non-Scheduled Video Visitation Patent

Latest patent highlights GTL innovation and sets stage for GTL patent growth in 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – March 27, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced that the USPTO issued U.S. Patent No. 9,558,523, entitled Secure Non-Scheduled Video Visitation System […]

GTL Countersues Securus for Patent Infringement

GTL alleges Securus uses GTL technology related to wireless services, voice messaging and voice biometrics; Latest action builds upon pending infringement suits implicating Securus’ core SCP Platform and a range of new services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – March 21, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services […]

ConnectNetwork® Expands User Experience with New Photo Messaging Feature for Mobile Devices

Expanded friends and family service portfolio increases ease of use and frequency of contact with inmates by adding a photo attachment option to ConnectNetwork’s free downloadable mobile applications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – March 20, 2017 – GTL , an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced […]

IDS Donates $100,000 Towards Inmate Education-Focused BEST Program in Nashville, Tennessee

Co-founders of IDS, GTL’s education services subsidiary, invest back into local program that proves educating inmates can reduce recidivism rates FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – March 13, 2017 – GTL an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today proudly shares that Innertainment Delivery Systems, LLC (IDS) co-founders Dr. […]

GTL Inspire® 1.5 Inmate Tablet Passes Military-Grade Drop Test

GTL’s continued investment in building products designed to endure the rigor of a corrections environment separates company from competitors FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – March 8, 2017 – GTL an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced that the Inspire® 1.5 corrections-grade inmate tablet has fully met […]

GTL Acquires Leading Provider of Inmate Education Systems in U.S.

GTL will now have an industry-leading focus on reducing recidivism rates by providing expansive educational opportunities to inmates FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – February 23, 2017 – GTL an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced that it has acquired Innertainment Delivery Systems (IDS), the leading provider […]

GTL Extends Data Encryption to Further Protect Customer Information

Encrypting data at rest adds another security layer to guard against data breaches FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – February 8, 2017 – GTL the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced that by early 2017, all customer data residing in company databases will […]

GTL Inspire® 1.5 Launches Nationwide

New version of corrections-grade tablet offering enhanced performance and features now available FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – January 23, 2017 – GTL an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced the release of Inspire® 1.5 (TG701), an enhanced inmate-use tablet that builds upon the success of Inspire […]

GTL Unveils Major Release of Inmate Telephone Platform

Enhancements enable administrative access from any mobile device, improved functionality, and tighter security FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – January 18, 2017 – GTL an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced a major release of its industry-leading centralized inmate calling system featuring a new user interface that […]

Industry Veteran Joins GTL as Executive Vice President of National Sales Team

Respected market leader further strengthens executive staff entering 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – January 16, 2017 – GTL an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced that Jonathan (Jon) B. Walker was recently brought on board to serve as Executive Vice President of Sales. In this […]

GTL Recaps Record Expansion of its Innovative Service and Solution Portfolio in 2016

Major investment in technology by industry leader is catalyst for record number of inmate phone calls and new product introductions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – January 11, 2017 – GTL an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced a range of 2016 achievements across multiple areas of […]

Federal Circuit Upholds Global Tel Link’s (GTL) Successful Challenge of Securus Patent Claims

Ruling confirms invalidation of “crown jewel” patent in case where Securus misstated key facts in patent application FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – December 14, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for […]

GTL Builds and Deploys Secure Streaming Music Service for Corrections

Twelve million music tracks of corrections-approved content available to inmates on GTL Inspire platform Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – November 2, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced the release of an unlimited on-demand streaming music application for GTL’s Inspire™ inmate tablet […]

GTL Blended Technology Strategy to Combat Contraband Cell Phones in Prisons Continues to Stop Supply and Demand

Leader in managed access deployments is equipping customers with layered solutions to increase safety and security; demonstrates that there is no single solution to this growing and complex threat Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – October 31, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today […]

GTL’s ConnectNetwork Now Features Messaging On Mobile Application

ConnectNetwork’s new mobile messaging service adds convenience and versatility for inmates to communicate with their friends and family members Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – October 27, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced that a new secure messaging service is now available […]

GTL Unites to Support the National Down Syndrome Society’s Annual Buddy Walk

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and holds a personal meaning for some GTL employees Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – October 25, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced that both its Mobile, Al., and Reston, Va., offices sponsored and participated through […]

GTL’s 41st Customer Conference Sets New Attendance Record

Premier customer event affords GTL end users the opportunity to provide direct input into future versions of all products Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – October 10, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced its 2016 User Group customer conference was a tremendous […]

GTL Expands Mobile IQ and Fusion Services with Law Enforcement and Correctional Partners

Addition of a West Coast mobile forensics lab underscores success of GTL’s delivery of “Intelligence as a Service” for its customers. Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – September 14, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced the expansion of its intelligence services as […]

GTL Files Notice of Appeal on FCC Order On Reconsideration for ICS Phone Call Rates

Price cap shortcomings and FCC’s jurisdictional oversteps require court challenge Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – September 13, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced it will appeal and seek a stay of new rate caps contained in the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) […]

GTL Invests in Data Center Security, Technology and Software Upgrades

Customers will benefit from next-generation products, enhanced security and data features Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – September 6, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced a major investment in data storage, security and integrity by installing EMC® VMAX® All Flash storage systems […]

GTL Offender Management System (OMS) Continues to Prove Instrumental in Solving Correctional Facility Problems

Rapidly growing OMS integrates seamlessly with systems correctional facilities already have in place Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – August 18, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today reaffirms that across the nation correctional facilities continue to see immediate and long-term benefits from the […]

GTL Will Oppose FCC Order On Reconsideration for Interstate ICS Phone Call Rates

Price cap shortcomings and FCC’s jurisdictional oversteps require court challenge Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – August 11, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced its intention to oppose new rate caps contained in the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Order on Reconsideration (Order) […]

GTL Unveils Education Management Offering for Corrections Professionals and Inmates

GTL’s Inspire tablets provide the most secure educational platforms available; new offering also aligns with U.S. Government Pell Grant initiative for inmates Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – July 27, 2016 – GTL, the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced an educational solution for correctional facilities […]

In Nine Months GTL Deploys Over 1,000 Flex Link Units Nationwide

Correctional facilities see benefits in functionality and applications of GTL Flex Link units Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – July 19, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced the nationwide deployment of its 1000th Flex® Link multi-service kiosk unit – […]

GTL Commends Its Customers as ICS Marketplace Implements New FCC Rules for Jails

After implementation of rules for correctional facilities in March, GTL worked side by side with its county and municipal partners to meet the FCC’s final deadline on terms best suited to each community Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 20, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator […]

New GTL Friend and Family Member Website Officially Launches

Advances in customer experience on ConnectNetwork.com make site simpler to use for inmate friends and family members Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 17, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced the relaunch of its ConnectNetwork website which will […]

GTL’s Intelligence as a Service Leads the Corrections Market as a Proven Effective Forensic Tool

Intelligence Analysts enhance safety for correctional facilities and surrounding communities Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 16, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced its Intelligence as a Service offering, a leading intelligence and forensic services solution setting new […]

GTL Improves Upon Customer Experience by Attaining Net Promoter Certified Associate

Elite Net Promotor Certification underscores GTL’s commitment to customer satisfaction Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 15, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced Raymund Ferrer, Product Marketing Manager at GTL, has become a highly regarded Net Promoter Certified […]

GTL and Purple Communications Partner to Launch Video Relay Service (VRS) for Deaf or Hard- of-Hearing Inmates

VRS provides video calls – meeting the unique needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing inmates Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 14, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced a partnership with Purple Communications, Inc., to empower deaf and hard-of-hearing […]

Court Ruling Shows the Strength of Key GTL Cell Phone Detection Solutions Patents

Key Technology Keeps Facilities, Offenders and Staff Safer Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 9, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government agencies, today announced that the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) has rejected Securus Technologies’ request for Inter-Partes […]

Pima County Introduces GTL Tablet Services to Inmates

Now Launching Secure Tablets to 2,300 inmates at no cost to tax payers Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 7, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government agencies, today announced that by working closely with the Pima County Corrections Bureau, it […]

GTL Video Visitation Patent Deemed Valid By USPTO

GTL Now Clear to Seek Injunction Preventing Securus From Using GTL’s Patented Technology For Video Visitation Monitoring PTAB Decision allows GTL to proceed to seek injunction in patent infringement case pending against Securus in Texas Federal Court Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – June 3, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , today announced that the U.S. Patent […]

GTL Launches Game Center Subscription Service on Tablets in Correctional Facilities

Unique approach provides inmates with suite of secured facility-approved games Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – May 23, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced the release of a ‘Game Center Subscription’ application, which unlike other gaming services in the […]

GTL Launches New Government Payment Processing Station

Compact PPS-100 countertop unit allows corrections and government agencies with limited space to accept deposits and payments Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – May 20, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced the release of the PPS-100. This new model […]

GTL Mobile IQ Product Suite Launched as Affordable and Reliable Means of Eliminating Cell Phones in Correctional Facilities

Real solution replacing costly and unreliable Managed Access Solutions Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – May 20, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today deployed Mobile IQ ™, a new proprietary strategy designed to decrease the use of contraband cell phones […]

GTL Staff Joins Elite Group of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists

GTL committed to upholding the highest standards of regulatory compliance Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – May 16, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced Ms. Sheila R. McCrary, GTL’s Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Compliance Officer, was […]

GTL Offender Management System Now Available on GSA IT Schedule 70

Simplifies procurement for federal, state, and local governments Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – May 13, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) today announced its award of Contract No. GS-35F-203DA by the United States General Services Administration (GSA) under GSA’s IT Federal Supply Schedule 70, one of the largest and most widely used acquisition vehicles in the government […]

Tim Skaja Joins Corrections Technology Association Board of Directors

Veteran GTL technologist accepts leadership position ahead of association’s annual conference Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – May 11, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) , the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced that Tim Skaja, Senior Vice President of Product Management and Service Delivery, has joined […]

USPTO Validates Key Elements of GTL VoIP Patent; GTL Now Positioned to Pursue Injunction and Past Damages of More than $100M in Infringement Suit Against Securus

PTAB Decision allows GTL unobstructed path to pursue patent claims against Securus in Texas Federal Court Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – May 3, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL) today announced that the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) had completed its review of GTL patent 7,551,732, preserving two key elements protecting GTL’s technology for connecting […]

Global Tel*Link’s Inmate Calling Patent Survives AIA Review

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has held that Securus Technologies fell short of proving allegations that Global Tel*Link’s inmate calling system patent was obvious, upholding the patent and clearing the way for the patent owner to proceed with infringement litigation against Securus in a Texas federal court. Read More

GTL Patent Victories Against Securus Become Final

After deadline for appeal passes, decisions from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) on 3 Securus patents are finalized Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – April 6,2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL), the leading provider of correctional technology solutions, today announced that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB) deadline for appeal of three of its previously […]

Federal Court Again Halts FCC Plan To Regulate Intrastate ICS Rates

US Court of Appeals grants GTL Motion to Apply Existing Stay to Prevent FCC Implementation of New Rate Caps on Local Services Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – March 24, 2016 – On Thursday, for the second time in less than three weeks, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C granted a request by Global Tel*Link […]

New ICS Rules Put on Hold in Global Tel*Link v. FCC

U.S. Court of Appeals Grants Request From GTL to Postpone Implementation of New Caps on ICS Rates Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – March 7, 2016 – The implementation of new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rate caps for inmate communication services (ICS) was halted today by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., where a three-judge […]

GTL Continues Process of Appeal Of FCC Order by Filing Stay in U.S Court of Appeals

Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – January 29, 2016 – Global Tel*Link (GTL), the leading provider of integrated correctional technology solutions, today announced the company has filed statement of legal issues, or a stay, with the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. This filing occurred on January 26, 2016. The company has filed this […]

GTL Featured in Corrections Today article

The July/August 2015 print edition of Corrections Today included a story submitted by the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) about an automated process and system that was put in place to automate inmate requests to staff. The article explains how the request system that was deployed by GTL for SCDC ultimately led to a […]

GTL Achieves PCI Level 1 Compliance – Highest Level for Merchants

Reston, Virginia (PRNewswire) –July 29, 2015 – Global Tel*Link (GTL), the leading provider of integrated correctional technology solutions, announces that it has attained Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) Level 1 compliance. Level 1 is the highest level of compliance possible, with a requirement of over 6 million securely-processed transactions in a 12-month period. […]

GTL Continues Annual Donations to Miami-Dade County’s “Corrections Cares” Charitable Programs

Reston, Virginia (PR Web) –July 31, 2015 – Global Tel*Link (GTL), the leading provider of correctional technology solutions, announces that it will continue its annual participation in the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department’s “Corrections Cares” charitable programs with a donation of backpacks and other school supplies to needy children this summer. GTL has been a […]