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Because of its specific nature, a collect call cannot be received for free whether on a cell phone or landline. However, a collect caller can call a landline user who accepts the charges and then initiates a three-way ca... More »

To receive a call on a cell phone from someone in jail requires arranging for a special phone service that handles the charges, since inmates can only make prepaid calls contracted with a specific carrier, or collect cal... More »

The families, friends or legal counsel of an inmate may receive collect calls from jail by setting up an account with a facility-approved inmate telephone service. The loved ones must also be in the approved call list of... More »

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