Feds Come to Georgia to Talk Cell Phones in Prisons

A member of the Federal Communications Commission wants to address contraband cell phones in prisons, and cell phone jammers have been suggested as one solution. The problem is a national one, but in Georgia prisons alone, 8,305 contraband cellphones have been seized in 2015, either from inmates or from people trying to smuggle them in. Georgia Tech Research Engineer Chuck Bokath explains why jammers may not be the right solution because they indiscrimately block call access for anyone inside the prisons.

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