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Ohio State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Ohio ranks 10th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid


Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $0.75 $0.60 $0.75
Local $0.75 $0.60 $0.75

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.05/min 0.04/min 0.05/min
Local 0.05/min 0.04/min 0.05/min

Phone service providers


Per website (August 2019): Pre-paid collect calls receive a 20% discount over standard collect calls

Data current as of 2019-2020

Historical Data for Ohio

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data

County Contracts

County Commission Data