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The State of South Carolina has selected Global Tel*Link Corporation as the Inmate
Telephone System Services Provider for the South Carolina Department of Corrections.
Sending Electronic Messages
GTL was selected over its competitors for its industry-leading inmate calling system and
communications solutions to provide services to both inmates and families.
Calls to anywhere in the US will be billed at a single per-minute rate,
with a discount applied for pre-paid calls:
Collect call: $0.11 per minute
Pre-Paid call: $0.09 per minute
Inmates admitted to SCDC will be issued a Personal Identification Number (PIN)
within one week of their admission to enable them to place calls as allowed by the
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Inmates are not allowed to call toll free numbers.
Cell Phones / Social Media
In order to accept collect calls:
Your phone account must be current with your local telephone company (not
Your local telephone company must have a Billing and Collection agreement
with the South Carolina Department of Corrections' inmate phone service
You must have a non-cordless phone with touch tone service (no rotary dial).
Calls to cell phones must be made using a prepaid account. Inmate calls to cells
phones must be prepaid by the family member (please see the FAQ and Brochure
Information Links below). To sign up for an AdvancePay prepaid phone account, visit
All calls from inmates will be subject to restrictions, recording, and monitoring.
Called parties will have the option to not accept a call, block all future calls from an
inmate, or block all future calls from the SC Department of Corrections.
FAQs About Inmate Phones
Establish AdvancePay� Pre-paid Account with GTL using ConnectNetwork.com
Instructions for opening an ConnectNetwork account.
GTL AdvancePay� Pre-Pay Brochure - English
GTL AdvancePay� Pre-Pay Brochure - Spanish
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