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Pennsylvania State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Pennsylvania ranks 9th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$7,620,897.51 paid in 2014.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 35%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $0.89 $0.89 $0.89
Local $0.89 $0.89 $0.89

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.059/min 0.059/min 0.059/min
Local 0.059/min 0.059/min 0.059/min

Phone service providers

Data current as of 2014-2015

Historical Data for Pennsylvania


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data