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Mississippi State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Mississippi ranks 5th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$1,651,805.23 paid in 2017.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 60%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $0.58 $0.58 $0.58
Local $0.58 $0.58 $0.58

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.039/min 0.039/min 0.039/min
Local 0.039/min 0.039/min 0.039/min

Phone service providers


Rates current as of March 2018. Kickbacks are from FY2012.

Data current as of 2017-2018

Historical Data for Mississippi

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data