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Arkansas State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Arkansas ranks 47th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$2,010,223.57 paid in 2016.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 73-79%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $4.80 $4.80 $4.80
Local $4.80 $4.80 $4.80

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 3.12 + 0.12/min 3.12 + 0.12/min 3.12 + 0.12/min
Local 3.12 + 0.12/min 3.12 + 0.12/min 3.12 + 0.12/min

Phone service providers

Notes

As of July 7, 2016 the rates listed above reflect an initial higher rate for the first minute and a lower per minute rate for each additional minute of the call.

Kickback total from 2012 - paid by previous service provider (GTL)

Data current as of 2016-2017

Historical Data for Arkansas


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data