The prison phone industry, which provides telecom services for prisons, jails and other detention facilities, has a long and sordid history of exploiting prisoners and their families by charging exorbitant phone rates and fees. [See: PLN, Dec. 2013, p.1; April 2011, p.1]. Over the past decade the industry ...
WA Out of State Phone Rate Notice 2011
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VAC Posted July 1, 2011 NOTICE • Beginning July 10, 2011 Out of State phone call rates will be reduced. Each out of state call will incur a $3.50 connection fee. Each minute will cost $.50 a minute plus applicable taxes. Calls will be lilnited to 20 minutes. Reminder on Common Questions: • To Add or Remove phone numbers from your Personal Allowed Numbers (PAN) list dial #57. • V-Direct balances can be checked by dialing" 118". • To repOli that a telephone is out of order call (local area code) 555-1212. • To report other phone concerns call (local area code) 5551212. - - • Calls placed to cell phones and cordless phones are not recOlmnended. If the phone call does disconnect, refunds will not be provided in these cases. When three-way call are attempted and disconnect refunds will not be provided. • Funds placed on an offenders V-Direct account can be used to place international phone calls. To place an international call dial 011 + county code+city code+number.