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Friday, June 08, 2001
Blackstone (, one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, now offers the Americatel Prepaid Calling Card in the Blackstone POS terminal. Blackstone is the exclusive US distributor of Americatel’s Prepaid Calling Card, featuring Don Francisco, Americatel’s spokesperson. The Americatel Prepaid Calling Card is available in $5, $10 and $20 denominations and offers competitive rates from the United States to Latin America. According to Janet Sancho, Blackstone’s POS division manager, “We are thrilled to have Americatel now available in the POS terminal. Having a carrier of Americatel’s reliability ensures that merchants and consumers will be extremely satisfied with their calling card purchase.” The Blackstone POS terminal is an industry first. By successfully integrating the processing of all major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express & Discover Card) and ATM/bank cards with the sale of prepaid cellular and prepaid calling cards into one, easy-to-use POS terminal, retailers no longer have to purchase several devices to handle each function. Americatel is owned and operated by ENTEL CHILE, the largest long distance, wireless and Internet company in Chile. Americatel is a leading Hispanic telecommunications company serving governments, multinational corporations and more than one million residential long-distance customers in the United States. For more information on Blackstone’s products and services call 1-800-639-9590 or visit Blackstone POS are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co., US and foreign patents pending.