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Montana State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Montana ranks 29th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$276,000.00 paid in 2017.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 25%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $2.04 $2.04 $2.04
Local $2.04 $2.04 $2.04

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.24 + 0.12/min 0.24 + 0.12/min 0.24 + 0.12/min
Local 0.24 + 0.12/min 0.24 + 0.12/min 0.24 + 0.12/min

Phone service providers

Notes

Data current as of 2015 (2011 rates have not changed), except for kickback information, which is from FY2014.

Data current as of 2017-2018

Historical Data for Montana


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data