Securus Technologies Acquires Major Processor of Credit and Debit Card Payments to Governmental Agencies

At the beginning of 2018, Securus Technologies announced its acquisition of GovPayNet. GovPayNet is an industry leader in the processing of credit and debit card payments made to different types of governmental agencies. GovPayNet provides a credit or debit card payment portal and processing services for such things as court fines, bail bond payments, and traffic and speeding tickets.

 

As noted, GovPayNet is an industry leader when it comes to credit and debit card processing services for payments to governmental agencies. At the time of the company’s acquisition by Securus Technologies, GovPayNet provided its services to over 2,300 governmental agencies in 35 U.S. states. GovPayNey provides its services in over 26 percent of U.S. counties at this point in time.

 

GovPayNet has been in operation for over 20 years. The company was founded by a former sheriff who wanted to find a more efficient, secure way for citizens to make an array of different types of payments to governmental agencies.

 

Securus Technologies is headquartered in Texas and currently provides a spectrum of services to law enforcement, correctional, and public safety agencies across North America. Currently, over 3,500 agencies utilizes the products, services, and solutions available through Securus Technologies. When it comes to correctional agencies, Securus Technologies serve more than 1.2 million inmates in the United States and Canada.

 

In recent years, Securus Technologies has been involved in expanding its areas of service. The company has accomplished this objective by expanding the products, services, and solutions offered through the company. In addition, the company has embarked on a number of acquisitions, efforts that have also resulted in an enhancement of the services provided to different types of agencies in North America. Securus Technologies is committed to remaining the paramount company of its type in operation throughout the United States and Canada.