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Wisconsin State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Wisconsin ranks 22nd in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$2,344,085.34 paid in 2014.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 30%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $1.80 $1.80 N/A
Local $1.80 $1.80 N/A

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.12/min 0.12/min N/A
Local 0.12/min 0.12/min N/A

Phone service providers


ICS provided by CenturyLink, with prepaid accounts provided by Securus
Intrastate debit service not provided.
Interstate debit service not provided.
Local debit service not provided.

Data current as of 2014-2015

Historical Data for Wisconsin

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data