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Colorado State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Colorado ranks 29th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$3,261,382.59 paid in 2014.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 49%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $1.80 $1.80 $1.80
Local $1.80 $1.80 $1.80

Detailed rates

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

Phone service providers


Data current as of April 2017, except for kickback information, which is from FY2014.

Data current as of 2014-2015

Historical Data for Colorado

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data

County Rates

County Contracts