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Offline tmfreeman

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2018, 12:53:31 AM »
Securus's rate calculator is now quoting 7 cents per minute. No connection fees and no transaction fee when adding funds. Yay! Happy New Year!

Offline AandMR

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #21 on: January 01, 2018, 09:34:46 AM »
Ugh, blessed!!! Okay, do you know if we'll now be charged per minute or is it gonna do like it did before still? Either way, these phone rates are amazing!
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Offline tmfreeman

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #22 on: January 01, 2018, 12:05:13 PM »
My understanding is it'll be by the minute. Nobody's called yet today....go figure!

Offline cocoajo76

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #23 on: January 01, 2018, 12:19:56 PM »
It is per minute and even if u only talk for a couple minutes u don't get charged for a whole call! We tested it out this morning! Lol Finally we aren't getting totally screwed to talk to our loved ones! Happy New Year!!

Offline Ray Rays bae

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #24 on: January 01, 2018, 01:04:00 PM »
That's so great I'm excited too.we get a 30 min call for 1.05 now instead of the 3.55.

Offline kirstyknott

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #25 on: January 01, 2018, 01:28:31 PM »
Anybody else having problems getting calls since the price change? My LO has tried all morning to phone but non of them are coming through :(

Offline cjm090

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #26 on: January 01, 2018, 01:35:58 PM »
Just had a 30 minute call and was charged $2.32 instead of $3.92! Happy new year

Offline MaryKay

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #27 on: January 01, 2018, 01:59:22 PM »
Great news!  I just checked my Securus account and two calls made by my son this morning are greatly reduced -  a 30 minute call that previously was $4.10 was $2.43 today....hip hip hooray!  Happy New Year!

Offline verysweet34

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #28 on: January 01, 2018, 03:46:15 PM »
The calls are regulated the way they're suppose to be st 7 cents per minute. I had 56 cents left on my phone because I was scared to put more money on it before I got any new news and my l/o called today and we were able to talk almost 8min. So it's working. Just think in the past (a day ago) secures would have charge the entire $4.12 for a 8min call

Offline sarashane

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #29 on: January 01, 2018, 04:24:55 PM »
Iím so excited! Canít wait for my call tomorrow! We can talk daily now!
I had to go to a prison to find a man who treats me right!

Offline holdinitdown

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #30 on: January 01, 2018, 04:30:53 PM »
Ray Ray's bae what is your area code a dollar a call that is unreal lol
Waiting till we can be together again.....💑💘💋

Offline cem31

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #31 on: January 03, 2018, 12:08:36 PM »
I just checked my Securus account and did the math, my calls are nor .081 per minute, not .07 as the new amendment stated. Not gona cry over 1 cent tho, just happy that calls are cheaper!

Offline Father

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #32 on: January 03, 2018, 12:23:24 PM »
Talked to my son who is in Taylorville and we are located on the West Central side of Illinois and a 30 minute call went from $3.88 to $2.30.  Its nice to see the legislators putting something in place that actually helps LO of incarcerated individuals. 

What is nice is that I think if you calls someone and talks for only 2 minutes we wont get the $3.88 charge like we used to.


Offline sarashane

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #33 on: January 03, 2018, 02:08:44 PM »
My calls went from $4.34 to $2.58 which is great, but still more than 7 cents a minute. Should I complain or leave it alone?
I had to go to a prison to find a man who treats me right!

Offline pt1318

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #34 on: January 03, 2018, 04:22:26 PM »
Isn't part of it the sales tax, depending on which state you're in? I'm pretty sure that when I had a MO area code the calls were cheaper than when I had a WA area code, so maybe that's what it is...
💙  Strength grows in the moments when you think you can't go on but you keep going anyway.  💙

Offline sarashane

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #35 on: January 03, 2018, 04:53:26 PM »
Could be, I didnít think of that.
I had to go to a prison to find a man who treats me right!

Offline cjm090

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Re: Phone company
« Reply #36 on: January 03, 2018, 06:09:03 PM »
Does anyone know how the calls work when on B grade? He said he gets 2 calls, but when he called the first time he said he got a message that he had 60 minutes remaining. We talked for a full 30 minutes but Iím wondering if itís really based on minutes. With the new pricing I would be willing to do 3x10 minute calls since thatís all Iím charged for. But I donít want to find out the hard way it doesnít work like that. Has anyone received calls on B grade under the new pricing?