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Mississippi State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Mississippi ranks 25th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$42,000.00 paid in 2017.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 60%

Mississippi DOC receives a flat amount of $3500 per month for commissions.

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $1.65 $1.65 $1.65
Local $1.65 $1.65 $1.65

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.11/min 0.11/min 0.11/min
Local 0.11/min 0.11/min 0.11/min

Phone service providers


Data current as of Nov 2018.

Data current as of 2017-2018

Historical Data for Mississippi

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data