FCC Aims to Revamp Prison Phone Fee Structures


(10/21/2015)
The heads of four leading prison phone providers are speaking out against new federal rules that would cap inmate phone call rates. In a joint statement to the Washington-based Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the companies claimed the regulatory changes would have “devastating” effects on their operations.
 

FCC Seeks to Lower Inmate Calling Rates


(08/21/2013)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed an order on Aug. 6 that would reduce the rates of inmate calls, cut off payments to prisons and jails for commissions and weaken correctional security.

Lowering Inmate Phone Charges

By Audrey Arthur
(05/02/2013)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) must lower phone call rates for inmates in order to maintain critical family connections and reduce recidivism rates, according to a congressional coalition.