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Friday, October 01, 1999
Blackstone Calling Card, premier provider of prepaid products and services, ranks in the Telecom Business Top 500 listing of the industry's leading telecommunications companies. Compiled by the magazine's entire staff, as well as top industry analysts, this list represents the key players in the competitive telecommunications marketplace. Telecom Business, one of the telecommunications industry's leading trade publications, has been the source for carriers, convergence, competition, and next-generation networks for nearly a decade. Luis Arias, Blackstone CEO, says, "As a provider of prepaid telecommunications services for the past 6 years, Blackstone has partnered with carriers and manufacturers from all industry segments. Telecom Business has provided us with valuable up-to-the-minute news on industry happenings, technologies, acquisitions, and more." The criteria for making the Top 500 listing included: maintaining a large share of a market niche, creation or implementation of an innovative technology, product or marketing scheme, pioneering a new market not previously tapped, and/or catching the attention of the public eye through extraordinary business ventures. Blackstone, through its extensive distribution network and continual new product development, clearly qualifies for this prestigious telecom list. Blackstone Calling Card is a leading provider of prepaid telecommunications products and services. Blackstone offers the industry's widest assortment of prepaid phone cards, prepaid wireless, prepaid paging, and prepaid Internet services. For more information on Blackstone products and services, call Andy Viera at 888.639.9590.