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 ...
Arkansas State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
Arkansas ranks 48th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
$0.00 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.
Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call
|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