Securus Technologies, publicly released a statement challenging industry competitor GTL to be subjected to evaluation by am impartial arbitrator to establish whether Securus Technologies or GTL provides the largest array of contemporary and technologically advanced telecommunications products, such a telephone, video and email services.
“GTL has used litigation to try to say that their technology and customer service are comparable to ours,” commented Securus Technologies Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Smith, “So I want an independent judge to evaluate both product sets, both calling platforms, and both customer service models it really isn’t a fair comparison to GTL because of what we have invested here at Securus in the last three (3) years.”
Securus Technologies indicated that they have invested heavily towards establishing themselves as an industry leader with the purchase of other sector firms, the acquisition of promising technology, as well as accelerating research development and the dedication of a contemporary technology campus and client services center.
Securus Technologies was established in Dallas, Texas in 1986 and has regional offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Allen, Texas; and Carrollton, Texas. It has more than a quarter of a century of experience in the correctional facilities sector, serving nearly 3500 corrections, law and public safety agencies across in 45 states.
Bell has an impressive track record, graduating from Holy Cross in Providence, Rhode Island and continued his education at the Kellogg School of Management and Wharton School of Business. His professional experience was earned at At&T, NTT Verio, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon.