DALLAS, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communications services, today announced it has launched its newly redesigned Website and account management portal, Securus Online. Securus Online completely transforms the way customers interact with Securus by providing a new, mobile-enabled Web experience that unifies all Securus communication services under one account. Now, customers can sign up for Securus Online, add various communication services— including prepaid or post-paid calling services, video visitation, or electronic mail—and fully manage all of their account settings right from their smartphone, tablet, or personal computer.
"Securus understands the importance of providing friends and family members of inmates with the most convenient ways to access, manage, and fund their communication accounts," said Russell Roberts, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy. "We want to make it as easy as possible for our customers to stay connected. The shift in smartphone usage has created a real opportunity to bring people closer together than ever before. Not only have we increased the communication services we offer but we're adapting to how consumers want to interact. That's why we created our new Web experience—Securus Online—and made it all available on mobile devices."
In addition, through Securus Online, friends and family members of inmates can also subscribe to new text and email notifications as well as new funding programs—such as AutoPay and TextPay—which are the easiest way to make sure calls are connected.
Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,200 correctional facilities and more than 850,000 inmates nationwide. A recognized leader in providing comprehensive, innovative technical solutions and responsive customer service, Securus' sole focus is the specialized needs of the corrections and law enforcement communities. Securus is headquartered in Dallas, TX, with regional offices in Carrollton and Dallas, TX, and Atlanta, GA. For more information please visit the Securus website at www.securustech.net.
In 2012, Securus purchased Primonics, Inc., a video visitation provider offering on-site and at-home paid video visitation services to correctional facilities. Also in 2012, Securus purchased Direct Hit Systems, Inc. Direct Hit Systems provides sophisticated investigative data analysis tools for federal, state, county and local law enforcement and corrections clients in North America through proprietary software algorithms.