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Arkansas State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Arkansas ranks 48th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$2,010,223.57 paid in 2018.

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

Kickback percentage for the ADC will increase by 1% for each renewal term. Kickback data from FY 2012 - paid by GTL

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 3.00 + 0.12/min 3.00 + 0.12/min 3.00 + 0.12/min
Local 3.00 + 0.12/min 3.00 + 0.12/min 3.00 + 0.12/min

Phone service providers

Data current as of 2018-2019

Historical Data for Arkansas

County Data


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data

County Contracts