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Maine State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Maine ranks 50th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$367,231.71 paid in 2017.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 60-100%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $5.30 N/A $4.50
Local $5.30 N/A $4.50

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 1.55 + 0.25/min N/A 0.30/min
Local 1.55 + 0.25/min N/A 0.30/min

Phone service providers

Notes

Rates current as of April 2017.
Kickback information is from FY2012.

Data current as of 2017-2018

Historical Data for Maine


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data