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Maryland State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Maryland ranks 49th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$4,958,265.00 paid in 2014.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 65-87%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $5.15 $4.50 $4.50
Local $0.65 $0.50 $0.50

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.95 + 0.30/min 0.30/min 0.30/min
Local 0.65 flat 0.50 flat 0.50 flat

Phone service providers

Data current as of 2014-2015

Historical Data for Maryland


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data

County Rates

County Contracts