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Prison Phone Calls

Why FCC Regulations Haven't Reduced High Prison Phone Costs

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 07.15.2016 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

Making phone calls from prison doesn't come cheap. It also comes with a lot of controversy.

Obama Administration Approves Plan To Make Prison Phone Calls More Affordable

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to cap the rates and fees that companies can charge for phone service in pri...

Phone Communication Serves as a Lifeline for Prisoners and Their Families

Dr. Artika R. Tyner | Posted 10.20.2015 | Crime
Dr. Artika R. Tyner

Prison phone calls serve as an indispensable tool for children and countless family members to remain connected with their incarcerated loved ones. However, the high cost of these calls serves as an active barrier to remaining in contact.

Joseph Erbentraut

Ex-Con Creates Tech Company To Help Inmates Stay In Touch With Families | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 04.02.2015 | Impact

Frederick Hutson was just 24 and living in St. Petersburg, Florida, when he was convicted on a drug trafficking charge. The Air Force veteran spent fo...

Matt Sledge

Prison Phone Call Company To File Lawsuit Against FCC | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday released its rules for a recently approved reduction in prison phone call rates. Advocates had be...

Ridiculous Prison Phone Call Costs To Be Reduced

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted on Friday to reduce prison telephone ra...