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 ...
Hawaii State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
Hawaii ranks 20th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
$200,000.00 paid in 2017.
Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 40%
Note: GTL provides 40% of its commissions on gross revenue up to $200,000 to pay for SAVIN
Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call
Phone service providers
NotesData current as of Nov 2018.
Data current as of 2017-2018