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Thursday, June 14, 2001
Blackstone (, one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announces their newest product, the Blackstone Penny prepaid calling card. According to Carlos Rodriguez, Blackstone’s director of marketing, “Our distributors have been requesting a quality penny card, the key being quality. We now offer the Blackstone Penny with XO Communications providing the network services.” Consumers can purchase the Blackstone Penny with confidence to call anywhere in the United States for only a penny a minute, with a .99 cent connection fee, and enjoy clear connections call after call. Additionally, the Blackstone Penny is available through the Blackstone POS terminal. XO Communications (formerly Nextlink) is one of the world’s leading providers of broadband communications services offering local and long distance voice communication services, Internet access and web-hosting all under one roof. Blackstone has rapidly become one of the country’s largest providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services with over 300,000 retail locations nationwide. Today, Blackstone has developed the most innovative point-of-sale system. By successfully integrating the processing of all major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express & Discover Card) and ATM/Debit cards with the sale of prepaid products into one, easy-to-use POS terminal, Blackstone POS, is revolutionizing the electronic transaction industry. For more information on Blackstone’s products and services call 1-800-639-9590 or visit Blackstone and Blackstone POS are registered trademarks of Blackstone Inc. U.S. and foreign patents pending.