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Friday, December 13, 2002
Blackstone (, one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, was recognized at a luncheon today by the Hispanic Business Group of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce as one of the Top 100 Hispanic Businesses in Florida. Each year, the Hispanic Business Group selects 100 public or privately owned companies headquartered in the state of Florida which are either owned or controlled by Hispanics -other companies appearing on the list include MasTec Inc., Perry Ellis International Inc., Claxson Interactive Group, the Codina Group, The Pharmed Group, Sedano’s Supermarkets and Ocean Bank. Blackstone, a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, is currently one of the country’s largest providers of prepaid products and services with over 300,000 retail locations nationwide and was named to the Top 100 list based on its revenues for year ending 2001. Privately owned and managed by a team of executives experienced in payments processing, information services, retail marketing and telecommunications, Blackstone provides innovative solutions to local, national and international companies seeking to maximize their full potential. From from calling cards, POS terminals, merchant processing, vending machines to BioSnap Stations, Blackstone offers a complete array of services via its global network of alliances and resources. For more information on Blackstone’s products and services visit or call 1-800-639-9590. Blackstone POS are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co.; US and foreign patents pending.