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Public Communications Services acquires AGM Telecom

By PCS
Published: 08/14/2008

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Los Angeles, CA- Public Communications Services (PCS) is pleased to announce the acquisition of our current call processing equipment (CPE) partner AGM Telecom, based in Keller, Texas. AGM Telecom is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of PCS. The corporate headquarters of PCS will remain in Los Angeles, with the AGM Telecom office now a satellite office in Texas under the PCS umbrella.

In 2007, PCS CEO, Paul Jennings laid out a strategic vision for PCS that included both vertical and horizontal integration. The AGM Telecom acquisition represents an important vertical integration step for PCS, allowing it to have more control over the design and servicing of its CPE, a critical component of the PCS business. Said Paul Jennings, “with this acquisition, PCS will be able to gain efficiencies, strengthen core competencies, and enhance service offerings and service processes by standardizing on a single CPE platform.”

AGM Telecom and PCS will continue to focus on developing “best in class” equipment that provides corrections officers with cutting-edge investigative and administrative tools, while giving inmates and their friends and families the highest quality communication options and advanced payment selections. With the acquisition of AGM Telecom, PCS continues to build its customer base in medium to large correctional facilities nationwide.

PCS, a pioneer in collect, debit and prepaid phone services, installs and maintains secure, reliable and turnkey inmate phone systems nationwide. Few companies in the nation have shown this kind of long-term commitment to inmate communications at correctional facilities.

About PCS PCS is the leading Inmate Communications Services Provider, serving Federal, State, County and Private Correctional Facilities nationwide. For more than 20 years PCS has focused on serving the needs of correctional facilities. PCS brings years of expert integration services, pioneering and innovating calling options, and advanced calling platforms supported by a highly dedicated and well trained nationwide staff. PCS is focused on maximizing the communication channels between the inmates and their loved ones by delivering the best quality inmate communications services to correctional facilities.

For more information on PCS, Inc. please visit our website www.pcstelcom.com

PCS Company Contacts:
PCS Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Joe Pekarovic 310-954-3015
PCS Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Rudy Zaragoza 310-954-5472
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