The prison phone industry, which provides telecom services for prisons, jails and other detention facilities, has a long and sordid history of exploiting prisoners and their families by charging exorbitant phone rates and fees. [See: PLN, Dec. 2013, p.1; April 2011, p.1]. Over the past decade the industry ...
Rhode Island State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
Rhode Island ranks 12nd in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call
Phone service providers
NotesRates current as of May 2017.
Data current as of 2017-2018
Primary source documents
State DOC Rates
State DOC Contracts
- RI Contract with GTL
- RI Contract With GTL Amendment Extending Through 3-20-15
- RI Contract With GTL Cover Sheet of Amendment Extending Through 3-20-15
- RI Contract with GTL 2007
- Rhode Island Extended Contract w/ GTL through 9-19-2014
- RI Contract Request for Proposal 2007
- RI 2007 Contract with GTL Extended Through 2013