Securus Technologies Acquires GovPayNet Government Agency Card Processing Service
After the New Year, Securus Technologies announced that it had acquired GovPayNet. GovPayNet is regarded as an industry leader in the realm of the processing of credit and debit card payments made to various governmental agencies.
Since its founding, GovPayNet has been providing credit or debit card payment processing services associated with governmental agencies for variety of things. These payments include court fines, bail bond payments, as well as parking, traffic and speeding tickets.
At the beginning of 2018, GovPayNet provided a full array of its processing services to over 2,300 governmental agencies in 35 U.S. states. At the time Securus Technologies acquired the company, GovPayNey provided services in over 26 percent of counties in the United States.
GovPayNet was established by a former sheriff over 20 years ago. The company’s founder was committed to finding a more efficient and secure way for citizens to be able to make different types of payments to certain governmental agencies.
Securus Technologies itself is an industry leader in technological solutions for a number of different types of governmental agencies, including law enforcement, correctional, and public safety agencies. The company provides its products, services, and solutions across North America. For example, at the present time, over 3,5000 law enforcement and correctional agencies use the products, services and solutions available from Securus Technologies. In considering its solutions for correctional agencies, Securus Technologies serves over 1.2 million inmates in North America.
Securus Technologies has demonstrated a commitment to expanding the reach and nature of its services. This has included the development of new technologies. In addition, the company has been active in acquiring other companies to expand its range of products, services, and solutions. The acquisition of GovPayNet is the only the latest acquisition demonstrating the commitment of Securus Technologies to expand the range of solutions offered to its clients.