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Friday, March 29, 2002
Blackstone (, one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, announced that Rudy Estefano has been named vice president in charge of Blackstone’s Prepaid Systems Group; His previous position was that of northeast regional sales manager. According to Mike Acton, Blackstone’s general manager, “Rudy has been with Blackstone for several years and was an integral part of our tremendous success in the northeastern United States. With our internal growth, we felt that he was the ideal individual to manage the sales and marketing of the Blackstone POS system globally.” Blackstone has developed a truly innovative point-of-sale system. By successfully integrating the processing of all major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express & Discover Card) and ATM/Debit/EBT cards with the sale of prepaid products and utility payments, into one, easy-to-use POS terminal, Blackstone POS, is revolutionizing the electronic transaction industry 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, oil & gas 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 prepaid products and services call 1-800-639-9590 or visit Blackstone POS are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co.; US and foreign patents pending.