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December 01, 2015 8:02 AM ET

Communications Equipment

Company Overview of Global Tel*Link Corporation

Company Overview

Global Tel*Link Corporation offers integrated information technology solutions for the corrections market. The company provides inmate communications, investigative, facility management, visitation, payment and deposit, and content solutions. Global Tel*Link Corporation was formerly known as Global Telcoin, Inc. and changed its name to Global Tel*Link Corporation in May 1999. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Mobile, Alabama. Global Tel*Link Corporation operates as a subsidiary of GTEL Holdings, Inc.

2609 Cameron Street

Mobile, AL 36607

United States

Founded in 1980





Key Executives for Global Tel*Link Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs and Chief Legal Officer
Age: 51
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Global Tel*Link Corporation Key Developments

U.S. District Court Judge in Dallas Grants Relief to Global Tel Link in Patent Litigation

A U.S. District Court judge in Dallas granted Global Tel Link's request to immediately halt proceedings in Securus Technologies's patent infringement suit against GTL until after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) decides whether three patents in the case are invalid. The three Securus patents, including the "crown jewel" of its portfolio, were challenged last year by GTL under new American Invents Act procedures, and the PTO has already found that there is a "reasonable likelihood" that the three patents are invalid and should not have been issued. For its part, GTL voluntarily agreed to stay its counterclaims for patent infringement in the case so that the lawsuit would be halted in its entirety. Additionally, GTL has claims remaining in two separate cases alleging that Securus infringes a total of five GTL patents. Those cases are proceeding on schedule for trial in Dallas in February 2016, and if GTL is successful, Securus faces the potential of millions of dollars in past damages and the risk of injunctions preventing its use of GTL-patented products or future royalty payments to GTL for use of its technology.

Global Tel*Link Receives Contract to Provide its Inmate Telephone System to Orange County Sheriff's Department in California

Global Tel*Link announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide its Inmate Telephone System (ITS) to the Orange County Sheriff's Department in California. GTL was awarded the contract after its proposal scored higher in terms of experience, qualifications, investigative tools, and ability to meet the requirements in the scope of work. The contract awarded is a three-year base contract with seven one-year options, for a total of up to 10 years. As part of the new contract, GTL provided a technology update to the facilities, incorporating its market-leading ICMv inmate calling platform. With the new calling platform and associated technology upgrades, investigators in the county will be able to trace calls by inmate PIN and also utilize the industry's most robust investigative analysis tool - GTL Data IQ™ - to perform advanced keyword searches, analyze calls, build customized reports, and more. This technology, to be implemented in phases, will aid investigators in their goal of maintaining safety and security within the county's jail facilities.

Global Tel*Link Announces Expansion of Houston-Area Data Center

Global Tel*Link announced the expansion of its Houston-area data center. This expansion is yet another move by the company to build and maintain the data center infrastructure in the industry.

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