Groups in several states are drawing increased attention to the high cost of jail and prison phone rates, and pushing to reduce or eliminate such charges. HRDC, the publisher of PLN, has been a leader in this movement since 1992 and founded the Prison Phone ...
Ohio State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
Ohio ranks 10th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call
Phone service providers
NotesPer drc.ohio.gov website (August 2019): Pre-paid collect calls receive a 20% discount over standard collect calls
Data current as of 2019-2020
Primary source documents
State DOC Rates
- Ohio Rates May 2017
- OH DOC ICS Rates effective March 2016
- 040115 Amendment 2 to ICS Contract with New Rates
State DOC Contracts
- OH Contract with MCI Worldcom 2004
- OH Subcontract Notification 2008
- OH Contract Extension with GTL and MCI 2008