Montana State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
Montana ranks 34th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
$276,000.00 paid in 2018.
Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: Unknown
Flat monthly rate of $23000. All commissions earned go into the “inmate welfare fund,”
Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call
Phone service providers
Data current as of 2018-2019
Primary source documents
State DOC Rates
State DOC Contracts
- Montana CenturyLink Contract thru 2020
- Montana Telmate Contract Through 01-31-2015
- MT Contract With Telmate Amendment 2 Extending to 1-31-16
- MT Contract with Telmate 2011