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Old 05-07-2013, 10:28 PM
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Default Read This Before Asking About Receiving Calls on a Cell Phone

Times have changed, and a lot of people do not even have a land line anymore. Cell phones are more common than land lines now. A lot of DOC facilities and even county facilities now allow calls to be made to cell phones.

It is always a good idea to check with the facility and the phone provider that serves the facility to make sure that calls are allowed to be made to cell phones.
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Default Fyi:

Most facilities/providers that allow cell phones do not allow prepaid cell phones. It must be a phone under contract. Also, the name on the phone bill must match the ID during the verification process.
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I have a prepaid boost mobile phone and the Maryland DOC allows it. My husband could even call me on a free phone app on my iPod.
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I was just informed by My Love that nys prisons are now allowing phone calls to cell phones, didnt know where I should post, but again All Nys correctional facilities are allowing calls to cell phones.
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CT has finally allowed them as well. I was surprised that my cheapie no contract Boost phone worked!
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my no contract walmart straight talk prepaid works just fine in Ct as well
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I have metro pcs and I have a prepaid account with globel tel link in georgia.
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