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 ...
Wisconsin State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
Wisconsin ranks 29th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
$625,586.27 paid in 2017.
Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 30%
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
- WI DOC CenturyLink/Embarq Amendment 2
- WI DOC CenturyLink/Embarq Amendment 1 exp. 12-31-17
- WI Contract with Embarq 2009-2014