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Michigan State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Michigan ranks 4th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$13,214,438.35 paid in 2017.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 71.5-73%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $0.59 $0.59 $0.51
Local $0.59 $0.59 $0.51

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.0393/min 0.0393/min 0.0343/min
Local 0.0393/min 0.0393/min 0.0343/min

Phone service providers


Data current as of Nov 2018.

Data current as of 2017-2018

Historical Data for Michigan

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data