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Maine State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Maine ranks 46th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$367,231.71 paid in 2016.

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

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

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

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state N/A N/A 0.30/min
Local N/A N/A 0.30/min

Phone service providers

Notes

As of 2014, debit calls only. Debit system is operated by the Maine DOC; there is no contract with an outside provider. Updated rate sheet is pending.

Data for debit calls current as of July 6 2016.
Kickback information is from FY2012.

Data current as of 2016-2017

Historical Data for Maine


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data