Tecore Networks, an innovator of mobile network infrastructure and the inventor of the Managed Access Solution (MAS), applauded the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) which is bringing its proposed test-bed program to fruition, the company said.
The idea came to light initially back in February during a meeting held by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This collaborative session was made up of the Commission, Wireless Trade Associations and Carriers, Correctional Leaders and Industry Experts.
South Carolina´s ABC 4 News Reported S.C. DOC testing new cell phone blocking technology at Lee Correctional Institution last week in response to the combined effort of the S.C. Department of Corrections and CTIA to test Managed Access to block contraband cell phones communications.
Managed Access is a highly innovative technology that controls cell phone usage in a targeted area, allowing authorized users to make calls while blocking those that are unauthorized. This solution is intelligent, when deployed in a prison, wardens, officers, doctors, and other government personnel, can be authorized to use their phones, while still preventing inmates from communicating through smuggled contraband phones or uncontrolled communications.
Tecore Networks is the Inventor of Managed Access technology and a pioneer supplier of multi-technology 3G and 4G LTE mobile core and network infrastructure. From millions of subscribers, to small private networks, Tecore Networks has serviced the commercial and government sectors for over 25 years. For more information, visit www.tecore.com.