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Massachusetts State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
Massachusetts ranks 24th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
$2,388,145.59 paid in 2019.
Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 76.2%
Kickback amount from Jan - Oct 2018
Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call
Phone service providers
Notes2019 kickback data not yet available; Amount from Jan - Oct 2018.
Data current as of 2019-2020
Primary source documents
State DOC Rates
State DOC Contracts
- Massachusetts DOC - Securus contract 2018-2023
- MA Contract with GTL Complete Proposal 2005
- MA Contract Request for Responses 2005
- MA Contract with GTL 2007
- MA Contract GTL Response to Request for Proposal 2005
- MA Contract with GTL including RFP 2006-2010
- MA Contract with GTL Amendments 1-4 Including Renewals to 2013
- MA Contract GTL Response to Request for Proposal -- Part 2 -- 2005
State DOC Commission Data
- Massachusetts Kickbacks as of FY2015
- Massachusetts DOC commissions 2017
- MA Phone Kickbacks 2009-2012