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Florida State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Florida ranks 26th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$5,156,269.19 paid in 2016.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 35%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $2.10 $1.92 $2.10
Local $2.10 $1.92 $2.10

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 1.26 + 0.06/min 1.08 + 0.06/min 1.26 + 0.06/min
Local 1.26 + 0.06/min 1.08 + 0.06/min 1.26 + 0.06/min

Phone service providers

Notes

As of July 6, 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.

Data is current as of 2016, except for kickback information, which is from FY2012.

Data current as of 2016-2017

Historical Data for Florida


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data

County Rates

County Contracts

Administrative Rulings