Securus Tells FCC Prison Call Caps Would End Business

By Margaret Harding McGill (October 8, 2015, 5:44 PM EDT) -- An inmate calling service provider told a member of the Federal Communications Commission and other agency officials that proposed call rate caps would be "business-ending" and laid out the basis for a legal appeal of the proposed order, according to an ex parte notice filed Wednesday.

Securus Technologies Inc. CEO Richard Smith and other company officials met with Commissioner Mignon Clyburn to discuss the FCC fact sheet on a proposed order that would cut average inmate calling rates in half, the notice said. The proposed order, which the FCC will take up at its meeting later this month, expands upon a...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!