Prison Tech Co. Promises FCC Rate Caps Challenge

Law360, Washington (August 11, 2016, 3:39 PM ET) — A prison technology provider revealed its plans Thursday to file a legal challenge to the newly raised Federal Communications Commission rate caps on inmate phone calls, saying the caps are still too low.

GTL, or Global Tel Link, accused the FCC of failing to account for the administrative costs of providing inmate calling services in its Aug. 4 party-line vote and subsequent order to slightly bump up the charge caps while approving a change to account for how much it costs facilities to provide the services….

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