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FCC rules in favour of low-cost routing services for inmates

Thursday 26 September 2013 | 22:45 CET | News
The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau, in a declaratory ruling, has found that inmate calling service providers are not allowed to unilaterally block call routing services offered in the marketplace. The Bureau ruling follows comprehensive action taken by the Commission to bar high rates for long-distance calls in jails and prisons nationwide. These actions are aimed at facilitating increased contact between inmates and their loved ones.

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Companies: FCC / Securus Technologies
Countries: United States
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