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West Virginia State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

West Virginia ranks 3rd in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$965,711.60 paid in 2014.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 46%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $0.48 $0.48 $0.48
Local $0.48 $0.48 $0.48

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.032/min 0.032/min 0.032/min
Local 0.032/min 0.032/min 0.032/min

Phone service providers


Data current as of May 2017, except for kickback information, which is from FY2014

Data current as of 2014-2015

Historical Data for West Virginia

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data

County Contracts