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Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Blackstone announces today that it has entered into a PIN distribution agreement with Zuma Prepaid Wireless. (ZUMA)
ZUMA Prepaid Wireless sees the Blackstone partnership as an important part of its nationwide rollout of its prepaid wireless services. “ZUMA spokesperson, Lupe Rivas states, “The Blackstone POSA network allows ZUMA to provide thousands of additional points of sale to its distribution network. Convenience to ZUMA’s consumers is vital in allowing us to keep up the standards that have allowed ZUMA to have one of the highest ARPU figures in the MVNO industry. We also like Blackstone’s Touch-n-Buy capability to distribute PINS virtually over the Internet.” Carolina Toro, Blackstone Carrier Relations states, “Given ZUMA’s good industry reputation, Blackstone is proud to have the opportunity to resell ZUMA’s products across our network. The ZUMA products further enhance the line up of products that our customers and their consumers currently receive through our network”. About Blackstone: A pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, Blackstone is currently one of the country’s largest providers of prepaid products and services with thousands of retail locations nationwide. Established and headquartered in Miami, Florida since 1995, Blackstone provides innovative solutions to local, national and international companies seeking to maximize their full potential – from calling cards, POS terminals, merchant processing, marketing & distribution to self-service, interactive kiosks. For more information on Blackstone’s products and services, visit or call 305.639.9590. About ZUMA Prepaid Wireless: ZUMA Prepaid Wireless is powered by Horizon Mobiles Services. Since 1994 Horizon Mobile Services has been breaking new ground in the wireless industry by being one of the first resellers of mobile services in the United States. Horizon Mobiles distributes its ZUMA brand of products through master distributors throughout the United States.