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 ...
Delaware State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
Delaware ranks 8th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
$998,380.04 paid in 2017.
Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 30%
Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call
Phone service providers
NotesKickbacks from FY 2012
Data current as of 2017-2018
Primary source documents
State DOC Rates
State DOC Contracts
- DE DOC GTL Amendment 1
- DE DOC GTL Contract 2015-2018
- Delaware extended contract w/GTL through 2015
- DE Contract Request for Proposal 2010
- DE Contract with GTL 2010-2013