Groups in several states are drawing increased attention to the high cost of jail and prison phone rates, and pushing to reduce or eliminate such charges. HRDC, the publisher of PLN, has been a leader in this movement since 1992 and founded the Prison Phone ...
Alabama State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
Alabama ranks 44th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
$3,912,675.63 paid in 2018.
Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: Unknown
Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call
Phone service providers
NotesKickbacks from Jan-Oct 2018
Data current as of 2018-2019
Primary source documents
State DOC Rates
- Alabama DOC - Centurylink Rates 10/2018
- Alabama rates as of April 2017
- AL DOC ICS Rates confirmed July 2016
State DOC Contracts
- Alabama DOC - Centurylink contract 6/2018
- AL Contract with Embarq-CenturyLInk 2012-2015
- AL Contract 2012 Embarq-CenturyLink Invitation to Bid Terms and Conditions
- AL Contract 2012 Invitation to Bid
- AL Contract 2012 Misc. Bid Documents