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Monday, April 29, 2002
Blackstone (, one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, launched it’s newest product today, the Sweet Micky Prepaid Phone Card. The Sweet Micky prepaid phone card is available in $3, $5 and $10 denominations. The no connection fee card offers competitive rates to Haiti and France via a local access number or a toll free 800 number. Blackstone will be distributing the card nationally, with a focus on the Haitian communities of Miami, Chicago, Boston and New York. A musical marvel born in Port-au-Prince, Sweet Micky has brought incredible energy, passion and sensitivity to the world of Haitian compas music. Over the past decade, he has won the hearts of the Haitian people with his musical talent, irrepressible charm and charismatic persona. “I am proud to offer my fans a quality phone card to maintain contact with their loved ones in Haiti or France,” says Sweet Micky. According to Carlos Rodriguez, Blackstone’s marketing director, “Sweet Micky has played an integral role in creating this product for the Haitian community. He personally selected the images and insisted on offering a $3 card.” Sweet Micky adds, “It was important for me to be personally involved in every aspect of this project, from conception to completion, as it’s the Sweet Micky Prepaid Phone Card.” Blackstone has rapidly become one of the country’s largest providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services with over 300,000 retail locations nationwide. Established and headquartered in Miami, Florida since 1995, Blackstone is privately owned, and managed by a team of executives experienced in payment processing, networking, information services, retail marketing and prepaid telecommunications. Today, Blackstone is successfully merging two industries, prepaid telecommunications and electronic transactions, into one terminal to the benefit of merchants across the United States. For more information on Blackstone’s products and services call 1-800-639-9590 or visit For more information on Sweet Micky visit Blackstone POS are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co.; US and foreign patents pending.