The FCC’s most recent rulemaking regarding Inmate Calling Services (‘ICS’) was finalized on August 1st, 2021. This new rulemaking brings several important changes in how Inmate Telephone Providers can administer their service, including new ‘caps’ on calling rates and ancillary fees, but fortunately chose not to regulate commission payments that are mandated by local or state government. We will help you understand the ruling and how to minimize any impact to your budgets.
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- “I was able to confirm the information I received from our current provider. Additional webinars on the topic as new updates/changes are provided.” — Andrea
- “Very informative especially with the information on how The New FCC Rulemaking on Inmate Calling Services function.” — Beverley
- “That the FCC regulations regarding call charges for incarcerated individuals are more thorough than I had heard.” — Frederick
- “It was very interesting to understand the trickle-down effect of rulemaking. I will be interested to see how this impacts our institutions. — Gina