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Friday, June 27, 2008
O2[SM] Wireless & Blackstone Partnership Services Hispanic Market
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 27, 2008 – O2 [SM] Wireless , A national provider of wireless services, has teamed up with Blackstone, one of the largest distributors of prepaid telecommunications services specializing in payments processing, networking, information services and retail marketing. Spokesperson and Chief Executive Officer of Blackstone, Luis Arias, commented, “Blackstone is extremely pleased to be working with O2[SM] Wireless to offer consumers value-added convenience by broadening our spectrum of products and services.” The new partnership between Blackstone and O2[SM] Wireless is another representation of how O2[SM] Wireless continues to strengthen their presence in the prepaid industry and provide consumers a no-hassle, clean and simple prepaid service that’s even more notably a high-quality brand. “The Blackstone relationship allows us to further expand our distribution, into over 15,000 points of purchase nationwide, and provide O2[SM] Wireless’ pure, clean and simple value proposition to the emerging Hispanic market throughout the U.S.” stated Pete Grubb, VP of Sales and Marketing at Locus Telecommunications. “We are pleased to provide our high-value service to this community,” Grubb added. “And, we believe our value proposition, which includes international long distance service to over 50 countries, including Mexico, provides a unique benefit to this important segment.” For more information on O2[SM] Wireless or Locus Telecommunications, or to become a distributor of Locus’ nationally recognized brands of prepaid products, please visit or call 1-888-823-7587. About O2 [SM] Wireless and Locus Telecommunications O2 [SM] Wireless is a national MVNO offered by Locus Telecommunications - an established provider and marketer of prepaid communication products and services, which include pre and post paid wireless, long distance, point-of-sale and carrier services. Locus provides distinctive yet cost-effective communication solutions that allow end-users to connect with family and friends, around the globe, in new and exciting ways. Additional information can be found at - or by calling 1-888-823-7587. About Blackstone Established in 1995, Blackstone has successfully managed to bring a complete end-to-end prepaid program to all retailers regardless of their size. Our comprehensive proprietary platform provides complete merchant solutions from credit/debit processing, prepaid products and bill payment solutions through a multitude of interactive touch screen systems. Our unique Point-of-Sale systems have dual prepaid capabilities, which no other company can offer. Blackstone consistently provides merchants with competitive prepaid and processing rates to meet all of their sales and processing needs. For more information about Blackstone and all their products and services, please visit our website or contact us at 1-800-639-9590. Contact Information: O2 [SM] Wireless & Locus Telecommunications Pete Grubb, VP of Sales & Marketing - - 201-585-3650 Claudine Lombardo, Corporate Communications – – 201-585-3600 Blackstone Leslie Russo, Public Relations Coordinator - - 305-639-9590 ext. 2377