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Montana State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Montana ranks 34th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$276,000.00 paid in 2019.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: Unknown

Flat monthly rate of $23,000. All commissions earned go into the "inmate welfare fund."

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $2.14 $2.14 $2.14
Local $2.14 $2.14 $2.14

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.143/min 0.143/min 0.143/min
Local 0.143/min 0.143/min 0.143/min

Phone service providers

Data current as of 2019-2020

Historical Data for Montana


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data