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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Blackstone Merchant Services announces a new addition to the Clover Family, the Clover Flex. The Clover Flex is an all-new portable device that offers the ultimate flexibility both at and away from the counter while incorporating the latest technolog...
Friday, March 03, 2017
Friday, March 3rd, 2017 | 2PM - 7PM PowerBusiness Expo 2017: "Business Networking, Conferences & Trade Show" is the largest B-to-B Expo and Networking event for business owners & executives. The one day event will provide small & mid-sized busines...
Monday, January 23, 2017
Get the Blackstone Prepaid App. Download the FREE Blackstone Prepaid App from the Clover App Market. Available on the Clover Station, Clover Mini and Clover Mobile. Make Money on Every Sale Free Download No Monthly Subscription Increase Foot ...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
You can now process checks E-payments like electronic check and ACH processing get you paid faster, are more convenient, and offer improved security, and all of this, from the convenience of the Blackstone Gateway. With Sage, through our Gateway, ...
Friday, January 13, 2017
Blackstone will be attending the Biz To Biz Palm Beach Fall Business Expo Monday, January 16th, 5PM-8PM About Blackstone: Blackstone is a leading FinTech company, focusing on an expansive merchant network that supports the latest financial tec...
Monday, December 19, 2016
Community and Civic Engagement is not something we just do in the side. It is one of our core values. With that in mind, it was an honor to partner again with Unidos por Amor for their anual Christmas event and their foundation who helps Venezuelans ...
Thursday, October 20, 2016
When Wednesday October 26, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT Where Hilton Garden Inn Dolphin Mall 1695 NW 111th Ave, Suite A Miami, FL 33172...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Blackstone will be showcasing the entire Clover POS family lineup and how to integrate it with your current hardware. Combining your existing hardware with a Clover Smart device will provide you: Pay at the Table Mobile Solution EMV Smart Chip...
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Join us at The Prepaid Press Expo Booth #225 August 9-10, 2016 Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas Get your complimentary exhibit hall pass today. Learn more about our new and exciting products The easiest way to ensure you will be there is offering y...
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Blackstone announces the release of a Mobile Tablet Solution for the sale of its entire prepaid category. Now, small to mid sized businesses can use an Android tablet to carry our extensive product line. In addition, the tablet is paired with a Pax...
Sunday, May 01, 2016
Blackstone will be attending the SEAA 2016 Conference to showcase our exclusive products and services such as Prepaid and Merchant Solutions among those products Prepaid Mini Interactive Prepiad Kiosk, Touch-n-Buy and Bemacash.. The Conference wi...
Monday, April 25, 2016
ChatSim is an international Sim card that lets you chat free of charge and with no limits with all the most popular Instant Messaging Apps in the world. ChatSim connects to more that 400 operators in about 150 countries, which means that anywhere ...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Stellar® is a friendly, simple, robust and low cost platform; for innovative organizations of all sizes (retail or restaurants) that require quick and dynamic responses to its customers.Excellence and innovation in FrontStore, BackStore and BackO...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Blackstone’s newest product, Kashin 15” All-in-One Point of Sale System will be showcased during this year’s Money 2020 Expo, a leading global event for innovations in money. With its new point of sale system, Blackstone will demonstrate how new tech...
Monday, August 03, 2015
Blackstone is pleased to announce its participation at the upcoming Prepaid Press Expo, which will take place at the Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas on August 11th through August 13th 2015. Blackstone, a leading provider of prepaid and financial services...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Blackstone is pleased to announce the renewal of its agreement with Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) for the direct reloading of SunPass transponder accounts and Pay By Plate violations. "This program has proven to be very successful by providi...
Friday, May 08, 2015
By October 1, 2015, your business must be ready to accept EMV chip card payments. On this date, the liability of chargebacks will shift to a merchant if the terminal does not process EMV. Card issuers are racing to get EMV smart chip cards in the han...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Blackstone, is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming Southeast Acquirers’ Association Annual Conference, which will take place at the New Orleans Marriot on April 20th through April 22nd 2015. Blackstone will exhibit the latest POS mo...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Blackstone, a leading prepaid and payment solutions provider, is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming Transact 15 conference which will take place at the Moscone Center, San Francisco on March 31stthrough April 2nd 2015. Highlights ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Blackstone Merchant Services (www.blackstonemerchant.com), will showcase their merchant portfolio of products and services at the 2015 Small Business Expo. Highlights of the exhibit will include the latest Kashin 123 Register System. “Blackstone...
Monday, October 13, 2014
Blackstone’s newest product, Kashin 123, will be showcased during this year’s Money 2020 Conference, a leading global event for innovations in money. With its new point of sale system product, Blackstone will demonstrate how new technology is savin...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Blackstone announced it will start distribution of Plum unlocked handsets to their Nationwide merchants and consumers. These unlocked phones can be activated with most popular carriers in the market. As master distributor, Blackstone carries the...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Blackstone (blackstoneonline.com), a leading prepaid and payment gateway provider, is pleased to exhibit at this year’s Prepaid Press Expo from August 19-20 at the Planet Hollywood hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Blackstone is showcasing our new Register ...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Blackstone, a leading prepaid and payment gateway provider, is pleased to announce its attendance as an exhibitor at the 2014 CTIA The Wireless Association Expo at the Suns Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 9-11th, 2014. Blackstone will be hig...
Monday, June 02, 2014
Blackstone proudly announces the launching of KACHING 123, a state-of-the-art Point of Sale (POS) system featuring a 10.1” Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 with built-in software designed to boost your sales, manage your business, and enhance your customers’ sho...
Friday, April 25, 2014
Blackstone announces the release of its newest Android based tablet point of sale system. It is the perfect solution for any type of business at an extremely competitive cost. Features include full inventory management at the tablet, on the web...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Blackstone, a leading prepaid and payment gateway provider, is pleased to introduce Kaching 123 at the Transact Powered by ETA conference. This Android based tablet point of sale system features full inventory management at the tablet, on the web and...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Blackstone Merchant Services, Inc. (www.blackstonemerchant.com), a leader in the payment and financial services industry, proudly announces that it has launched its merchant acquiring program in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. “We are ex...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a leader in the prepaid telecommunications industry, proudly announces that it has been selected as one of the top 20 Hispanic-owned businesses in Florida, and is featured among the 500® directory list Nationw...
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Blackstone will showcase their prepaid and merchant portfolio of products and services at the 2013 FISCA Conference & Exposition. Highlights of the exhibit will include the latest BLACKSTONE SWIPER and METELE Portal. In the past, prepaid was syno...
Friday, August 02, 2013
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, will exhibit its newest product application at the Prepaid Press Expo, August 12-14, 2013, at the Planet Hollywood Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. According ...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Blackstone announces the selling of tickets for the Guinness International Champions Cup 2013. The event will take place on August 6, 2013 and August 7, 2013, with games at both 6:30PM EDT and 9:00PM EDT at SunLife Stadium. Tickets available now at t...
Monday, July 15, 2013
Blackstone is proud to announce the opening of the first Blackstone Mobile Merchant or "BMM" Retail Store on July 15, 2013. The new store is located at 2408 NW 20th Street in Miami, Florida with operating hours from 10AM to 6PM. This innovative stor...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Blackstone will showcase their prepaid and merchant services solutions as well as the latest BLACKSTONE SWIPER at the Prepaid Press Expo 2013. The Prepaid Press Expo is the only trade event today that focuses on the convergence of all prepaid product...
Monday, June 03, 2013
Blackstone will showcase their prepaid and merchant services solutions and the latest BLACKSTONE SWIPER during Florida's Largest Business Expo Ever Event (Home Show / Health & Wellness Fair / Job Fair). This year expected attendance is over 3,000. ...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Blackstone will showcase their prepaid and merchant services solutions and the latest BLACKSTONE SWIPER targeting members of the professional beauty industry during this year Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event. This year expected attendance ...
Monday, May 06, 2013
Blackstone is proud to announce the launching of American Express® ONE POINT, an integrated and competitive servicing and processing through Blackstone Merchant Services. Blackstone and their clients have the ability to provide full processing servic...
Friday, May 17, 2013
Blackstone will showcase their prepaid and merchant services solutions and their latest BLACKSTONE SWIPER targeting beauty service providers during this year Miami Beach Beauty Show. This year expected attendance is over 20,000 salon owners, hairsty...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Blackstone Merchant Services’ proprietary online payment gateway, Blackstone Gateway, has received PCI Level 1 Certification following its on-site audit by Security Metrics. PCI Level 1 is the highest level of security assessment awarded to any entit...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
As the Golden gate Bridge made their final cut-over to ALL ELECTRONIC TOLLING on March 27, 2013, Blackstone’s retailers in the ten county area offered cash payment customers new options through our Touch-n-Buy kiosks at participating retailers. Blac...
Monday, April 22, 2013
Blackstone Merchant Services’ newest product "Blackstone Mobile Pay" will be showcased during this year's Taste of Cuba Festival. Blackstone understands that it’s a fast and mobile world. Businesses are looking to be able to accept credit cards anyti...
Monday, April 22, 2013
Blackstone Merchant Services’ newest product “Blackstone Mobile Pay” will be showcased during this year's Taste of Cuba Festival. Blackstone understands that it’s a fast and mobile world. Businesses are looking to be able to accept credit cards an...
Monday, February 11, 2013
Since the introduction of Mobile Pay to Blackstone’s line of products and services, more merchants are enjoying the benefits of a wireless payment solution that allows them to accept payments on-the-go by turning their mobile phones into a point-of-s...
Friday, December 21, 2012
Blackstone has been selected for the 2012 Best of Doral Award in the Prepaid and Merchant Services category by the Doral Award Program. Each year, the Doral Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing suc...
Friday, January 11, 2013
Blackstone is pleased to announce the latest addition to its line of robust business offerings. Blackstone Merchant Services has joined forces with ADP to provide the best electronic payment processing with payroll, HR, and tax compliance solutions ...
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Blackstone is pleased to announce the latest addition to its line of merchant products and services –Mobile PaySM. It serves as a wireless payment solution, allowing business owners to accept payments on the go thus turning mobile phones into a poin...
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Blackstone is pleased to announce the newest offering in wireless products from the most popular carriers in the market. As master distributor, Blackstone carries the latest handsets and SIM cards from Net10, Telcel, Tracfone and Simple Mobile, and ...
Monday, October 08, 2012
Blackstone is pleased to announce that the new AT&T GoPhone $65 Smartphone Plan has been added to Blackstone’s suite of products and services. This new plans offers customers unlimited nationwide talk and text plus 1GB of Data. As an excellent choice...
Monday, September 10, 2012
Blackstone expands their ever-growing suite of products to meet consumer demands with Marca Ya!, long distance calling card from BTS Global. BTS Global is a telecommunications company that provides telecommunications products and services to many pa...
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Blackstone Merchant Services, a leading provider of innovative point of sale solutions, has launched its newest product, the All-in-One POS system. This product offering is designed for small and mid size merchants. Any type of business, from rest...
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Blackstone proudly announces that it has entered into a distribution agreement with TracFone Wireless, America's prepaid wireless leader to distribute Net 10 Sim Cards one of America's largest "No Contract" cellular service provider in the US. Offeri...
Monday, April 30, 2012
Latinfone is a service of Future Voice, LLC, with headquarters in Miami, Florida, for domestic and international long distance calling services. Since its launch in 2004, the company has focused its business strategy on the Hispanic market in the Uni...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Blackstone announces the release of its newest product Tornado Premium Wrapper. A new Burst of Flavors has arrived. A unique cigarillo with two premium natural leafs and two double processed leafs. This product is manufactured by EMIMAR S.A. in the ...
Monday, March 05, 2012
On the heels of the extremely successful introduction of the Dollar Phone Despierta America product, Blackstone is proud to announce the launch of the Republica Deportiva Special Edition phone card. Hispanic sports enthusiasts have made Republica Dep...
Monday, January 30, 2012
Touch-n-Buy is proud to announce that now Red Pocket Mobile plans are better than ever - providing customers with a great value in Pay- as-you-go wireless. For those that talk a little, but text a lot - Red Pocket mobile has the perfect plan for just...
Friday, November 25, 2011
Blackstone announces the release of its proprietary brand of disposable electronic cigarette “Staylit”. These disposable e-cigarettes are made with a simple design. The casing resembles a real cigarette, and the tip even glows red when you inhale. I...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Blackstone announces its recent agreement with Red Pocket Mobile a company that will revolutionize the market with its Nationwide coverage and its capability of calling features to Asia. Red Pocket Mobile provides the customer a great value in Pay as...
Friday, August 26, 2011
Blackstone, a Miami-based prepaid distribution and technology firm, launched its proprietary Apple iPhone/iPod/iPad Application for prepaid which can now be found in iTunes under “Calling Cards Online.” This new application allows consumers to purch...
Thursday, July 07, 2011
Blackstone is pleased to announce that the new AT&T $50 per month unlimited talk, text, & web Nationwide GoPhone plan has been added to Blackstone’s suite of products and services. Consumers will now be able to save 20% with this new GoPhone no-cont...
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Blackstone proudly announces that Checksmart Financial Company has selected Blackstone as its exclusive prepaid category supplier. Blackstone will offer a full line of prepaid products and services to all 250 Checksmart stores including prepaid wire...
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Blackstone Merchant Services is pleased to announce the certification of the Blackstone Prepaid software on the Verifone VX series. As a value added reseller for Verifone, Blackstone is able to bring our most competitive prepaid products and wireles...
Thursday, July 07, 2011
Blackstone Calling Card Inc, a leader in the prepaid telecommunications industry, proudly announces that it has been named by Hispanic Business Magazine as number 24 on their Hispanic Business 500® Directory. "Year after year we proved that we are...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Just 9 days prior to all-electronic tolling to taking effect in Miami-Dade, officials from Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise and Navarro Pharmacies announced, that for the first time with no wait, customers now have the convenience of purchasing, activat...
Thursday, November 04, 2010
"We are honored to have been selected as a leading merchant services provider by this wonderful association who does so much for our community,” said Janet Sancho, Senior Vice President at Blackstone. "Our commitment has always been to bring Flori...
Monday, June 28, 2010
Miami, FL June 28, 2010---Blackstone Calling Card Inc, a leader in the prepaid telecommunications industry, proudly announces that it has been named by Hispanic Business Magazine as number 20 on their Hispanic Business 500 Directory. "We are honor...
Friday, June 25, 2010
FORT LAUDERDALE — Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) has launched an innovative program that allows SunPass customers to add funds to their accounts using cash, checks, debit cards or credit cards at hundreds of retail locations throughout Florida, ...
Friday, April 09, 2010
Blackstone, a provider of interactive point-of-sale systems, will now distribute Amazon. com gift card claim codes through Touch-n-Buy interactive kiosks nationwide. Under the agreement, Blackstone Touch-n-Buy will distribute claim codes available in...
Friday, April 09, 2010
Blackstone, a provider of interactive point-of-sale systems, will now distribute Amazon. com gift card claim codes through Touch-n-Buy interactive kiosks nationwide. Under the agreement, Blackstone Touch-n-Buy will distribute claim codes available in...
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Valhalla, NY, February 02, 2010 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the new Multi-Service Kiosk concept, a unique photo printing and prepaid service solution designed to expand the number of products available from a single kiosk t...
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Valhalla, NY, February 02, 2010 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the new Multi-Service Kiosk concept, a unique photo printing and prepaid service solution designed to expand the number of products available from a single kiosk t...
Thursday, November 19, 2009
SALT LAKE CITY (November 19, 2009) – Blackstone Merchant Services announced today that they have partnered with SecurityMetrics, making Blackstone the latest Independent Service Organization (ISO) to adopt SecurityMetrics’ PCI Site Certification Serv...
Thursday, November 19, 2009
MIAMI, FL –November 17, 2009--Touch-n-Buy recently added the new GoPhone prepaid feature package that offers unlimited nationwide talk and text to anyone in the U. S. The feature card includes unlimited texting to more than 100 countries including Ca...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
MIAMI, FL. April 2009 -- Exigent Technology Inc., the intellectual property holding company affiliated with the Blackstone group of companies, announced today that it has amicably settled a patent infringement lawsuit it filed against Prepaid Network...
Friday, February 20, 2009
Miami, Fla., February 20, 2009---Blackstone Merchant Services, Inc, proudly announces their new relationship with Virtual Payment Solutions, a wholly subsidiary of Secured Financial Network, Inc. The agreement made between the two, will allow Blackst...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Exigent announced today that the U.S. Patent Office has completed its exhaustive re-examination of its U.S. Patent No. 6,651,885, for Multi-Function Transaction Processing Systems. The ‘885 Patent was originally issued on November 25, 2003. Accor...
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Miami-October 16, 2008--Blackstone Merchant Services has successfully completed their certification under the payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Beginning in 2004, five major credit card companies formed the Payment Card Industry...
Thursday, October 02, 2008
MIAMI, FL –October 2, 2008---Founder and CEO of Blackstone, Luis Arias is featured in the October issue of Smart Business Magazine. The magazine is a managerial based journal that provides insight for top-decision makers. Throughout each edition, a f...
Thursday, October 02, 2008
MIAMI, FL –October 2, 2008---Founder and CEO of Blackstone, Luis Arias is featured in the October issue of Smart Business Magazine. The magazine is a managerial based journal that provides insight for top-decision makers. Throughout each edition, a f...
Wednesday, September 03, 2008
MIAMI, FL –August 18, 2008---Blackstone has successfully become one of the first prepaid distribution companies to integrate its PinservE platform with T-Mobile USA platform. The integration will provide both Blackstone and T-Mobile the functionality...
Friday, July 11, 2008
(Miami, FL. And Boca Raton, FL.)-Blackstone Calling Cards, Inc. is pleased to announce its agreement with GiftClixx LLC, the newest third party gift card transaction routing and hosting service. This agreement will enable over 15,000 retail distribut...
Friday, June 27, 2008
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 27, 2008 – O2 [SM] Wireless , A national provider of wireless services, has teamed up with Blackstone, one of the largest distributors of prepaid telecommunications services specializing in payments processing, networkin...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
MIAMI, FL –June 17, 2008---Hispanic Business has named Blackstone to their Hispanic Business 500® directory for the second consecutive year. This year’s ranking placed Blackstone as number 25 in the entire country! “We are delighted to be inclu...
Thursday, May 29, 2008
(Miramar, FL and Miami, FL) – CU Business Capital, LLC (CUBC) and Blackstone Merchant Services (BMS) are pleased to announce the formation of CU Merchant Services, LLC, a joint venture between CUBC and Blackstone Merchant Services. CU Merchant Serv...
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
MIAMI, FL –May 14, 2008--- Blackstone, a leader in the prepaid industry, was ranked number 106 on Florida Trend's Private 200 listing. This listing demonstrates Florida’s diverse melting pot of businesses across the state. Florida Trend chose the top...
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
MIAMI, FL May 14, 2008---Touch-n-Buy recently added the AT&T GoPhone Feature Card to their suite of products, which are available via their interactive Touch-n-Buy kiosk. This feature card is available in $5, $10 and $20 denominations. Text messagi...
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
MIAMI, FL –May 14, 2008---Voila cellular handsets are now available through the Touch-n-Buy interactive kiosk. These cellular phones will be available exclusively for consumers currently living in Haiti. Voila cellular handsets are purchased in the ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
MIAMI, FL –April 23, 2008--- Blackstone expands their ever-growing suite of products to meet consumer demands with the La Joya, long distance prepaid card from Telmex. Telmex is a Mexican telecommunications company that provides telecommunication pr...
Thursday, April 17, 2008
MIAMI, FL –April 17, 2008--- Blackstone had the opportunity to network with over 3,000 attendees at the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) 2008 Meeting & Expo held April 15-17, 2008 in Las Vegas, NV. “We enjoy being able to discuss our pro...
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
MIAMI, FL –March 19, 2008--- Blackstone was nominated as one of the top 100 minority businesses in South Florida by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce at their annual luncheon at Jungle Island. This luncheon highlighted Miami’s growing diverse min...
Thursday, April 17, 2008
ATLANTA, April 17, 2008 — Viscom International Inc., providers of prepaid products and marketing services for the Hispanic market, announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Blackstone, a privately held provider of interactive point-of-sale...
Thursday, April 03, 2008
MIAMI, FL –April 3, 2008---WellCare’s Health Card Benefit Program is now available to it’s over 15,000 customers in New Jersey and New York through Blackstone’s POS and Touch-n-Buy interactive kiosks. Blackstone is the sole transaction processor for ...
Thursday, April 03, 2008
MIAMI, FL –April 3, 2008---WellCare’s Health Card Benefit Program is now available to it’s over 15,000 customers in New Jersey and New York through Blackstone’s POS and Touch-n-Buy interactive kiosks. Blackstone is the sole transaction processor for ...
Monday, September 24, 2007
MIAMI, FL –September 24, 2007--- Blackstone attended the ETA Strategic Leadership Networking Forum in Palm Beach, FL, which was attended by over 3,000 members of the payment industry. Michael Acton, chief operating officer and Janet Sancho, senior...
Monday, April 30, 2007
MIAMI, FL –April 30, 2007--- More than 60 participants gathered at Miami Beach Marina, on Friday, April 27th organized and hosted by Blackstone Calling Cards, the Second Annual Invitational Fishing Tournament drew 15 competitive fishing yachts and mo...
Monday, April 30, 2007
Blackstone Hosts Second Annual Invitational Fishing Tournament MIAMI, FL –April 30, 2007--- More than 60 participants gathered at Miami Beach Marina, on Friday, April 27th organized and hosted by Blackstone Calling Cards, the Second Annual Invit...
Friday, March 07, 2008
MIAMI, FL –March 7, 2008--- Digicel is expanding their top-up service to El Salvador. Now people with loved ones in El Salvador can top-up their cellular phone service from the United States. A customer simply has to go to their nearest Touch-n-Buy...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
MIAMI, FL (February 26, 2008) ---People with friends and family members in Dominican Republic can now recharge their cellular phones from the United States through the Touch-n-Buy kiosk. Blackstone has successfully integrated with the Orange platform...
Monday, October 15, 2007
Touch-n-Buy is offering recharge services to Pakistan to meet the growing demands of residents with family members in that country. Working with two of the largest mobile carriers in Pakistan, Jazz Pakistan-Mobillink and Telenor Pakistan friends...
Monday, October 01, 2007
Touch-n-Buy is now offering BOOST Real Time Replenishment (RTR) through the Touch-n-Buy interactive kiosk. According to Manuel Garcia, sales manager, Touch-n-Buy, “Through the Touch-n-Buy kiosk with Boost RTR customers can replenish their cellular...
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
NAVARRO DISCOUNT PHARMACIES ADDS GIFT CARDS TO RETAIL OFFERING Blackstone renews prepaid category agreement, expanding relationship with Navarro MIAMI, FL (January 15, 2008) --- Blackstone announced today the renewal and expansion of their prepa...
Thursday, September 27, 2007
The Blackstone Portal is easy to use, simply choose your desired product using the touch screen LCD display, insert your payment and receive the receipt from the continuous feed thermal printer. The Blackstone Portal accepts cash or ATM/Debit cards....
Friday, August 31, 2007
BLACKSTONE MERCHANT SERVICES LAUNCHES NEW REGISTER SYSTEM MIAMI, FL –August 31, 2007---Blackstone Merchant Services launches its new register system. Through this All-In One System merchants will have everything they need in one convenient lo...
Friday, August 31, 2007
BLACKSTONE UNVEILS NEW CORPORATE STRUCTURE Carlos Rodriguez promoted to President, Janet Sancho to Senior Vice President, Joaquin Fernandez named as Chief Financial Officer and Michael Acton was appointed as Chief Operating Officer MIAMI, FL...
Thursday, June 28, 2007
MIAMI, FL –June 28, 2007---Top Blackstone sales representative, Edward Sanchez, was awarded a brand new 2008 Dodge Avenger by CVT Prepaid Solutions. “Blackstone is pleased to reward our sales representatives for a job well-done,” said Luis Arias,...
Thursday, June 28, 2007
MIAMI, FL –June 28, 2007---PinservE, a division of Blackstone, launches its new Web site, http://www.pinserve.com. The newly redesigned Web site includes in-depth information about PinservE’s products and services. Five main categories were added...
Wednesday, June 20, 2007
MIAMI, FL –June 20, 2007---Hispanic Business recently named Blackstone as number 24 on their Hispanic Business 500® directory. “We are extremely proud to be included in the Hispanic Business 500® directory,” said Luis Arias, CEO, Blackstone. “This...
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
MIAMI, FL –June 12, 2007---The Blackstone MasterCard® gift card is now available through the Blackstone network. The Blackstone MasterCard gift card will be offered in denominations of $25, $50 and $100 for a nominal fee of $3.95 for the initial...
Wednesday, June 06, 2007
MIAMI, FL –June 6, 2007---The Blackstone MasterCard® gift card is now available through Touch-n-Buy. The Blackstone MasterCard gift card will be offered in denominations of $25, $50 and $100 for a nominal fee of $3.95 for the initial purchase of t...
Monday, January 01, 2007
MIAMI, FL –January 1, 2007--- PinservE technology is meeting the demands of the Dominican Republic market. PinservE provides a complete turnkey management and accounting suite that facilitates Union Telecard (UTD) the ability to sell PINS instantly i...
Thursday, March 20, 2003
MIAMI, FL –March 20, 2003---PinservE is excited to announce their first overseas expansion. PinservE will work alongside WaveCrest, one of the major carriers in England, to provide service for that region. “This is one of our first major turnkey o...
Monday, February 14, 2005
MIAMI, FL –February 14, 2005--- PinservE expands their operations abroad with the opening of an overseas call center. This initiative was developed based on the need to provide clients with outstanding client support service while reducing overhead a...
Monday, August 28, 2006
MIAMI, FL –August 28, 2006--- PinservE along with Movilnet in Venezuela has decided to provide their complete line of services to the Venezuelan market. Movilnet one of the biggest and most important carriers in Venezuela was looking for a provider f...
Thursday, February 08, 2007
MIAMI, FL –February 8, 2007--- Through PinservE’s complete suite of merchant point of sale (POS) terminals backed by our world-class technology, PinservE is able to provide the Puerto Rican market with the finest prepaid electronic products and servi...
Friday, April 06, 2007
Touch-n-Buy, Inc., announces its first time deployment of Touch-n-Buy systems to the market of Puerto Rico. LTT Telecards, Inc. entered into an exclusive agreement with Touch-n-Buy, Inc. to market and distribute the first interactive kiosk for p...
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
MIAMI, FL –March 13, 2007---Blackstone announces its acquisition of the assets of iPrepay Inc., a leading reseller of prepaid products and services. The Blackstone acquisition of iPrepay calls for Blackstone to service all iPrepay locations, leveragi...
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Convergia and Blackstone launch Habla Sympatico USA prepaid calling cards Convergia and Blackstone launch Habla Sympatico USA prepaid long distance calling cards nationwide. Habla Sympatico USA targets the wide majority of pre-paid calling card us...
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Blackstone announces the appointment of Ricardo Boetto, as CFO. Ricardo comes to Blackstone with more than eighteen years experience in key, corporate financial roles and senior management positions, both nationally and internationally. His latest ...
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Dublin, Ireland Oct. 25, 2006 -Ezetop is pleased to announce it's partnership with Blackstone as an authorized distributor for ezetop mobile phone top-ups in the United States. This agreement will cover Digicel Jamaica and Digicel Haiti mobile phon...
Friday, September 08, 2006
Miami, FL September 8, 2006 –Ta’Facil Corp. today announced that it has signed an agreement with Blackstone, enabling Ta’Facil’s prepaid cards to be reloaded at all Touch-n-Buy retail locations. The Ta'Facil Prepaid MasterCard® Card and the Ta’F...
Friday, August 18, 2006
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, the oldest and largest business organization in South Florida, welcomes Blackstone as a Trustee Member. This level of membership is considered the “backbone” of the GMCC. Small and large businesses alike benef...
Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a leader in the prepaid telecommunications industry, proudly announces that it is has been named by South Florida CEO magazine to its annual list of Top 500 Companies in South Florida. Each year, South Florid...
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Carlos Rodriguez, vice-president of Blackstone, will be participating in a “Retail Roundtable” panel discussion at this year’s Intele-Card Expo. Topics covered will include discussions of which prepaid products are selling well at the retail level, ...
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
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 addition...
Friday, June 30, 2006
As President, Fernandez will direct overall company strategy and continue to position Blackstone as the leader of the prepaid industry. Fernandez previously served as Blackstone's Chief Financial Officer, developing and managing Blackstone's short an...
Thursday, June 29, 2006
Miami, Florida – June 26, 2006 - Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today Joaquin A. Fernandez has been named President of Blackstone. As President, Fernandez will direct overall ...
Thursday, June 29, 2006
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today Joaquin A. Fernandez has been named President of Blackstone. As President, Fernandez will direct overall company strategy and continue to ...
Thursday, June 22, 2006
Blackstone and STI introduce its newest line of calling cards. This new series of cards targets the wide majority of pre-paid calling card users, providing toll-free access, very competitive rates and 100% delivered minutes to Mexico, Latin America, ...
Monday, April 24, 2006
Exigent Technology Inc., the intellectual property holding company affiliated with the Blackstone group of companies, announced today that it has amicably settled a patent infringement lawsuit it filed against PRE Solutions, Inc.. The settlement reac...
Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Blackstone Holds It’s First Annual Fishing Invitational. More than 60 participants gathered at Miami Beach Marina, Friday, March 24, 2006, for the First annual Blackstone fishing invitational. Organized and hosted by Adma Telecom, Ta’Facil, Touc...
Friday, March 10, 2006
MIAMI, Fla., March 10 -- Blackstone, celebrating more than 10 years as a leading distributor of prepaid telecommunications products, is launching its expanded calling card line featuring premium rates from top carriers at the upcoming Intele-Card Exp...
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Blackstone, one of the nation’s leading distributors of pre-paid telecommunications products, announced today that through its alliance with Telefonica Moviles “Movistar,’ and ADMA Telecom, it will offer pre-paid calling cards to people in the U.S. c...
Monday, December 12, 2005
Prepaid Calling Card Specifically Designed For The US-based Argentinian Community The “Raices” prepaid calling card – distributed by Blackstone – is available in $2, $5, and $10 denominations. This card has been specifically designed for the US-b...
Tuesday, July 19, 2005
Blackstone To Appear On The List For The Fourth Consecutive Year Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, proudly announces - that for the fourth consecutive year - it is has been named by South ...
Monday, June 27, 2005
Prepaid Calling Card Specifically Designed For The US-based Mexican Community The “La Conocida” prepaid calling card – a Blackstone product in partnership with TELMEX and SBC– is available in $2 and $5 denominations. The toll-free, no connection...
Friday, April 15, 2005
Touch-n-Buy (www.touch-n-buy.com), the interactive tabletop kiosk for selling a variety of prepaid products and services with speed and convenience, announces that Union Telecard Alliance (www.uniontelecard.com) has purchased an interest in the Compa...
Saturday, February 19, 2005
Codetel International Communications Incorporated presented Blackstone with an award for sales achievement this evening during a launch party hosted by Codetel & CANTV at the Intercontinental Miami Hotel for their newest prepaid long distance product...
Monday, February 21, 2005
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry and the nation’s leading electronic PIN distributor, announces its alliance with IPP of America, Inc. (IPP), an alternative financial services company offerin...
Monday, December 20, 2004
Online Payment Tool That Is Private, Secure and Accessible Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry and the nation’s leading electronic PIN distributor, announces that the addition of the DuoCash...
Friday, December 03, 2004
Blackstone To Process Chain’s Gift Cards, Credit Cards and Checks Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry and the nation’s leading PIN distributor, announces that World Class Footwear has selecte...
Friday, November 19, 2004
Blackstone Also To Provide Company’s Merchant Processing Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry and the nation’s leading electronic PIN distributor, announces that Farm Stores Grocery, a “double...
Thursday, July 29, 2004
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry and the nation’s leading electronic calling card distributor, proudly announces that is has been named by South Florida CEO magazine to their annual list of T...
Monday, July 19, 2004
ADMA Telecom, Blackstone and ETB (Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota) proudly unveiled their newest prepaid long distance calling card product, ETB, during a launch party hosted by ADMA at Blackstone’s Headquarters. The ETB prepaid calling ...
Thursday, June 03, 2004
Blackstone Calling Cards and Siemens S.A.(www.siemensandina.com), the multinational information and telecommunications giant, proudly announce the signing of a strategic alliance between the two companies for Blackstone to host, manage and distribute...
Thursday, April 08, 2004
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, is pleased to announce that the Touch & Buy System will be showcased during this year’s NACStech 2004 Expo in the New Product Demo Area. According to conv...
Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Exigent Technology, Inc., announced today the signing of a service agreement with Blackstone, one of the nation’s largest prepaid marketing and distribution companies, with its wholly owned subsidiary Pin Serve, LLC. According to Luis Arias, Blac...
Saturday, February 14, 2004
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, has been named a finalist by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurial Business Group to its 10th Annual Cutting Edge Award for the second consec...
Tuesday, December 23, 2003
Universal Cash Express, a subsidiary of Universal Express, Inc. (OTCBB:USXP), has entered a strategic partnership agreement with Blackstone, a leading provider of electronic prepaid products and services. Under the terms of the agreement, Univers...
Thursday, December 04, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services, proudly announces that the pioneering Real Time Electronic PIN Delivery System has been awarded its patent. The patent (No.:...
Wednesday, November 26, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, proudly announces that it has been named by the Hispanic Business Group of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce to their annual list of Top 100 Hispanic Bus...
Wednesday, November 12, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announces the addition of wireless recharge products from the following regional providers: ALLTEL, Boost Mobile, Hargray Wireless and Omni Prepaid. Electro...
Thursday, October 09, 2003
“The Latest & Greatest” At NACS Includes The Blackstone Touch & Go Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry and the nation’s leading electronic calling card distributor, will exhibit its newest pr...
Tuesday, September 02, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry and the nation’s leading electronic calling card distributor, proudly announces that is has been selected by NACS, the National Association of Convenience Sto...
Tuesday, September 02, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry and the nation’s leading electronic calling card distributor, proudly announces that is has been selected by NACS, the National Association of Convenience Sto...
Monday, August 25, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry and the nation’s leading electronic calling card distributor, announces the latest product for e-PIN distribution, the Blackstone Touch & Go System. Accord...
Monday, August 18, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, proudly announces that it is has been named by South Florida CEO magazine to its annual list of Top 500 Companies in South Florida for the second consecutive...
Friday, August 08, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, is now offering prepaid newspaper subscriptions from the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald - the most recent products in the prepaid category. According t...
Monday, August 04, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today Michael D. Acton has been named President of Blackstone. As President, Acton will direct overall company strategy and continue to position...
Wednesday, July 30, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, is now offering prepaid flowers by Eurofloral to it retailers and distributors nationwide. According to Juan Manuel Villegas, CEO of Eurofloral adds, “By ...
Monday, July 21, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today that Janet Sancho has been named vice president of sales for Blackstone; she was previously director of business development and POS division...
Monday, June 30, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, will now be offering the most recent product in the prepaid category - prepaid (Rx) prescription discount cards. According to Janet Sancho, Blackstone’s ...
Monday, June 16, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today the successful deployment of the Blackstone Prepaid One Stop, a self-service interactive kiosk, throughout the nation’s largest Hispanic disc...
Tuesday, May 27, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced the successful completion of it’s recent testing of Electronic Receipt Capture (ERC) hosting services. ERC captures the digital signature and re...
Monday, May 12, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, now offers AirVoice Wireless recharge cards for it Blackstone POS merchants in selected markets. According to Mike Acton, Blackstone’s general manager, “...
Monday, May 19, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today the addition of the prepaid Senior Traffic Academy course to complement the popular prepaid online traffic school and teen traffic academy pr...
Thursday, May 01, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, was named Business of the Year - Marketing Over $10 million by the South Florida Business Journal during a luncheon held today at the Turnberry Isle Resort ...
Monday, April 21, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, continued it’s support of the United Way by providing volunteers at this year’s Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt. According to Clare Morgan, Blackstone’s director ...
Friday, April 04, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, has been selected as a finalist in the Union Planters Bank 2003 Business of the Year Award by the South Florida Business Journal. The Union Planters Bank ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announces the successful completion of 20 million prepaid transactions via the patent pending Blackstone POS terminal. The Blackstone POS successfully int...
Monday, March 17, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid industry and it’s CEO, Luis Arias, are featured in this month’s Leadership Profile of NACS Magazine. The interview, conducted by Sam Turner, a member of the NACS Board of Directors & ...
Monday, March 10, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today their sponsorship of The Prepaid Markets Expo (PME), New York, August 10-12, 2003 (www.prepaidmarketsexpo.com). According to Mike Acton,...
Monday, February 24, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today the nationwide deployment of its patent pending interactive kiosk. According to Mike Acton, Blackstone’s general manager, “The kiosk offer...
Monday, February 17, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today the addition of the prepaid Teen Traffic Academy course to complement the popular prepaid online traffic school program. According to Greg...
Monday, January 27, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Cutting Edge Award by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce The Cutting Edge Award of the Greater Miami Ch...
Tuesday, January 21, 2003
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, is pleased to announce the successful completion of its POS software certification on First Data Corp.’s (NYSE: FDC) Omaha Platform. According to Mike Ac...
Monday, December 23, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announces the launch of twenty-four new regional specific cards available ONLY through the Blackstone POS terminal. According to Carlos Rodriguez, Blackst...
Tuesday, December 31, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, will exhibit its newest products and services at the National Retail Federation’s 92nd Annual Convention & EXPO, January 12-15, 2003, at the Jacob Javits Con...
Wednesday, December 18, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today the addition of prepaid online traffic school to its suite of prepaid products and services. According to Mike Acton, Blackstone’s general...
Friday, December 13, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, was recognized at a luncheon today by the Hispanic Business Group of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce as one of the T...
Friday, November 15, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announces the launch of the Wireless Card by ADMA. This unique card is designed to conveniently provide postpaid cellular customers with a more affordable...
Friday, November 08, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, proudly announces that it has been named by the Hispanic Business Group of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce to their ...
Wednesday, October 30, 2002
Miami-Dade Community College to Coordinate New Employee Training Programs Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today that Workforce Florida Inc.,...
Friday, October 25, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, unveiled its latest offerings, the SuperCharge™ Cirrus™ ATM Debit Card and the SuperCharge™ Prepaid MasterCard®. The Re...
Monday, October 07, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services, successfully unveiled it’s newest product at the NACS Expo yesterday, Blackstone Gold Services. According to Mike Acton, Blac...
Thursday, October 03, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, is pleased to announce that Frank Fleites Jr. is the grand prize winner of the summer sales promotion, and th...
Thursday, September 19, 2002
Miami, Florida – September 19, 2002 – Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, proudly announces that it has been named by South Florida CEO magazine to their annu...
Friday, September 27, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today the signing of an e-Commerce distribution agreement with Terra.com, the U.S. Hispanic portal of the Terra ...
Thursday, September 12, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services, was received enthusiastically by the attendees of the Channel Partner Expo in Miami, Florida. According to Rudy Estefano, Bla...
Tuesday, August 27, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services, unveiled the Blackstone Communication Center to the attendees of the Prepaid Market Expo in New York City today. The Blacksto...
Friday, August 23, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services announced today the purchase of the Global TRAC system by Global Enterprises and Financial Projects for deployment in the Caribbe...
Friday, August 09, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, and world-famous astrologer, Walter Mercado, announce a distribution agreement. Walter Mercado is a world-famous, mu...
Wednesday, July 31, 2002
South Florida Franchise Owners To Use Blackstone POS To Reach Consumers Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, unveiled a unique promotional camp...
Friday, July 19, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, announced today that it will be giving away a 2002 Volkswagen Beetle, valued at approximately $20,000, to a m...
Wednesday, July 10, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services, was recently selected by the New England Diamond Club (NEDC) to fulfill the prepaid telecommunications category of its members. ...
Friday, July 05, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today that they have entered into an agreement with TracFone Wireless, Inc. (www.tracfone.com), the nation’s lar...
Monday, June 24, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today the addition of i-wireless prepaid electronic PINs to the Blackstone POS program. i-wireless is Cincinnat...
Thursday, June 13, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today that they have entered into an agreement with TracFone Wireless, Inc. (www.tracfone.com), the nation’s lar...
Monday, June 10, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services announced their commitment of funds to the Parents for the Readiness in Education of Kids Committee (PRE-K). In his Universal ...
Monday, June 03, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today that its founder and chief executive officer, Luis Arias, has been named a finalist in the “Entrepreneur...
Monday, May 20, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, launched their much anticipated Affiliate program today. According to Angel Pacheco, Blackstone’s chief technology offi...
Wednesday, May 15, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, announced today they have entered into an interconnection contract for international telecommunications servi...
Monday, May 06, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today that they have entered into an agreement with TracFone Wireless Inc., an affiliate of América Móvil (NYSE:...
Monday, April 29, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), 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...
Thursday, April 18, 2002
IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDTB, IDT), a leading multinational carrier and telephone company, today announced that its telecommunications minutes-of-use for the month of March 2002 exceeded one billion minutes, representing a record amount for the compan...
Friday, April 19, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services, was received enthusiastically last week by the attendees and exhibitors of the Electronic Transaction Association Expo in Orland...
Wednesday, April 10, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services unveiled their latest offering today at the Electronic Transaction Association’s Spring Exposition in Orlando, Florida. “The Rac...
Friday, March 29, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), 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; H...
Sunday, March 17, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, announces that IDT, whose telecommunications platform and network is on the cutting edge of technology, will be the long...
Thursday, March 21, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, now has IDT and Union Telecard products for its Florida POS merchants. According to Mike Acton, Blackstone...
Thursday, March 14, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services announced today that Fifth Third Bank has certified the Blackstone POS to process credit/debit/EBT card transactions with prepaid...
Thursday, March 07, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, announced today that they have agreed to be a Gold Sponsor of The Prepaid Markets Expo (PME), New York, Augus...
Friday, March 01, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, launched it’s newest product, Florida Cross Star Prepaid Phone Card. According to Carlos Rodriguez, Blacks...
Thursday, February 21, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today that Blackstone Technologies, an internal consulting unit, now provides technology solutions for outside c...
Thursday, February 07, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, has engaged BDO Seidman, LLP, a leading provider of assurance, tax and business consulting services and the s...
Tuesday, January 29, 2002
Miami, Florida – January 29, 2002 - Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced the appointment of Joaquin Fernandez as chief financial officer. Joaquin ...
Friday, January 25, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today the signing of a nationwide distribution agreement with VoiceStream (NASDAQ: VSTR – www.voicestream.com) t...
Monday, January 21, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services announced their commitment of funds to the Brooklyn-based, HASC Summer Program. For 37 years, HASC has been providing camp sch...
Friday, January 11, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, announced today the approval of the first of many anticipated US and worldwide patents for its revolutionary ...
Thursday, January 03, 2002
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today the winners of the recent Food Spot POS Promotion. The Blackstone POS successfully integrates the proce...
Thursday, December 27, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services proudly continues their support of the United Way for a second year. According to Clare Morgan, Blackstone’s director of corpo...
Friday, December 14, 2001
Blackstone, one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services, was recently endorsed by the Illinois State Fabricare Association (ISFA). The Illinois State Fabricare Association was established over 86 years ago t...
Monday, December 03, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of electronic prepaid products and services, proudly watched the walls go up this week on its new world headquarters facility. Construction began on the 273,000 square fo...
Wednesday, November 21, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, announced the successful completion of their Hypercom VAR Partner certification earlier this month. Accord...
Monday, November 12, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, is now offering utility companies and other consumer service providers the ability to have their customers pay their bills...
Wednesday, November 07, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, announced today that Janet Sancho has accepted the newly created position of Blackstone’s director of busines...
Monday, October 29, 2001
Miami, Florida – October 29, 2001 - Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced the appointment of Elbert Enrique to the newly created position of director...
Monday, October 15, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, is now offering a gift card application through the Blackstone POS terminal. According to John Marshall, president of B...
Saturday, October 20, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, will exhibit its newest products, including the Blackstone POS terminal, at The NACS Convention & Exposition, October 20 t...
Friday, October 05, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, released their latest edition of Blackstone Insight today. Insight, Blackstone’s quarterly publication, was originally ...
Wednesday, September 26, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced the appointment of Luz Correa as director of human resources. Luz joins Blackstone from The Palace Management...
Friday, September 14, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, began offering their “Classic Service” program today for distributors and retailers nationwide. “Classic Service” focus...
Wednesday, September 05, 2001
Miami, Florida – September 5, 2001 – Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, announced today they have entered into an agreement with Special Service...
Monday, August 27, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, today named John Marshall to the newly-created position of president of Blackstone’s Prepaid Systems Group, a...
Friday, August 17, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, has accepted an invitation to chair a conference session on Wireless Trends at the Telecom Business World Exp...
Thursday, August 09, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, is proud to announce the launch of Caribe Card Florida. Blackstone will be focusing the distribution of Caribe Card in the states of Flo...
Tuesday, July 31, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announces that on August 1, 2001, they will begin offering Americatel’s No Connection Fee Prepaid Calling Card. Blackstone is the author...
Monday, July 16, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid products and services, announced today that the Blackstone POS terminal can now process Diners Club® charge cards. According to Janet Sancho, manage...
Tuesday, July 10, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announces the addition of a simplistic, and cost effective method of recovering NSF (non-sufficient funds) items, the Elec...
Monday, July 02, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced the appointment of Dorian Cruz as corporate controller. Dorian joins Blackstone from Coleman Cable Systems In...
Tuesday, June 26, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, announces that the Blackstone POS is “skimmer” proof. Skimming is the implanting of “skimmer” bugs, usuall...
Thursday, June 21, 2001
Blackstone, one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services launched its redesigned website today at www.blackstoneonline.com Designed by Michael Cruz, Blackstone’s web master and Mario Gil, Bla...
Thursday, June 14, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), 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 marke...
Monday, June 11, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announces its newest product, Sabor Peruano, the calling card of Peru for Peruvians. Andrew Telecom Inc. is providing network services for...
Friday, June 08, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), 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...
Monday, June 04, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, unveiled six new regional specific cards available ONLY through the Blackstone POS terminal. According to Carlos Rodriguez, Blackstone’s...
Thursday, May 24, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today that the Blackstone POS terminal can now accept Electronic Benefit Transfers (EBT). According to Janet Sancho, POS divis...
Monday, May 07, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced that Tino Patel of SkyTel was the winner of their first quarter sales promotion. Blackstone announced the sales promotion ear...
Tuesday, May 15, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, participated this afternoon in the Hypercom Global Partner Conference, Miami, Florida. Attending the conference, were hundreds of Hyperc...
Thursday, May 03, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today the addition of the following individuals to the IT (information technologies) Department. Carlos Alonso joins Blackston...
Thursday, May 03, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today that the Blackstone POS terminal can now accept Electronic Benefit Transfers (EBT). According to Janet Sancho, POS divis...
Monday, April 23, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today that they have agreed to be a Premier Sponsor of Telecom Business World Expo, New York, October 10-12, 2001 (www.telecombus...
Wednesday, April 04, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today that they have agreed to sponsor Fiesta Broadway, the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the United States. On Sunday,...
Wednesday, April 25, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today that they have been selected as a Top 25 Independent Agent Network Approved Reseller. Since 1994, the Independent Agent ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today the addition of Andrea Aguillar and Nancy Hernandez to its Corporate Communications Department. Andrea has been with Bla...
Monday, April 02, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today that they have become members of the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA). Since 1936, NAMA (www.vending....
Thursday, April 12, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, was named by Multiphone Latin America as the exclusive distributor of their prepaid calling cards in the United States. According to Mik...
Friday, March 30, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today that Ana Blanco has accepted the newly created position of Blackstone’s international sales manager; she was previously the...
Tuesday, April 03, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today the addition of Elaine Moncayo to its Marketing Department, as marketing coordinator. Elaine joins Blackstone from Celli...
Monday, March 19, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services held the official groundbreaking ceremony for its new state-of-the-art corporate headquarters on Wednesday, March 14, 2001. Miami-Dade Mayo...
Wednesday, March 14, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, will hold the official groundbreaking ceremony for its new state-of-the-art corporate headquarters today at 2pm. Miami-Dade Mayor, Alex Pe...
Monday, March 05, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services and ADMA Telecom, a Miami-based long distance provider have announced their latest project, American Call Center. American Call Center (w...
Wednesday, February 28, 2001
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today the addition of Ron Holton to its Information Technologies department as director of IT. Ron joins Blackstone from Bank ...
Monday, February 19, 2001
Blackstone, one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, was named by Union Telecard Alliance/IDT as the exclusive distributor of the PT-1 products, Florida Card and Payless Florida prepaid calling cards in Florida. Ac...
Thursday, February 08, 2001
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, has awarded Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) a $50 million contract for a widescale rollout of Hypercom's ePic(tm)card payment terminals and web appliances in support...
Friday, February 09, 2001
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services has been selected by Radio Unica Communications Corp. (Nasdaq: UNCA), the only 24-hour Spanish-language network nationwide, to distribute their prepaid calling card, H...
Thursday, February 01, 2001
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today that their innovative point-of-sale terminal has successfully completed its first $1,000,000 in transactions. Blackstone POS has revolutionized the...
Thursday, January 25, 2001
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, has chosen Miami-based Maranon & Associates Advertising to manage their national advertising campaign. According to Luis Arias, Blackstone's president and chief ex...
Thursday, January 04, 2001
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, was recently endorsed by the New York-based, National Merchants Association (NMA). The National Merchants Association was established to assist independent merchan...
Monday, December 25, 2000
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced yesterday that they had donated over $4000 in prepaid calling cards to United Way organizations for the holidays. The Miami-based charities benefiting fr...
Thursday, January 11, 2001
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, was named by Telecom Italia as the master distributor of their International Phone Card in United States. According to Luis Arias, Blackstone president and chief e...
Friday, December 22, 2000
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, reached an exclusive agreement with ADMA Telecom. In the agreement, ADMA will provide network services for several of Blackstone's successful card programs. Luis ...
Thursday, September 21, 2000
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, received the Destino award for Preferred Calling Card Company at a gala banquet last night. The Destino Awards were created to recognize the excellence of companie...
Saturday, December 02, 2000
Miami, Florida - December 1, 2000 - Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services proudly announced their latest wireless news. AT&T Wireless Services Inc., a leading provider of wireless communications through...
Wednesday, December 06, 2000
Miami, Florida - December 6, 2000 - Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services announced that Nextel Communications, a worldwide leader in wireless communications, has awarded Blackstone with distribution right...
Friday, November 03, 2000
Miami, Florida - November 3, 2000 - Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced that they have signed a $36 million contract with XO Communications (formerly Nextlink) to provide network services for ...
Monday, November 20, 2000
Miami, Florida - November 20, 2000 - Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced that Embratel is now providing the network services for the new Samba calling card. Embratel is the number one tel...
Monday, December 04, 2000
Miami (December 4, 2000) - Blackstone Calling Card, Inc., one of the nation's largest manufacturers and distributors of pre-paid phone cards and telecommunication services has filed a lawsuit against New York-based 9278 Communications, Inc.(NTSE.OB)a...
Monday, December 11, 2000
Miami, Florida - December 8, 2000 - Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today the addition of a new member to its management team. Clare Morgan joins Blackstone as director of corporate commu...
Friday, December 01, 2000
www.blackstoneonline.com, the e-commerce website of Blackstone Communications, one of the nation’s leading providers of communications products and services, received three stars this month from Keynote®, the industry’s most prominent Internet perfor...
Tuesday, November 07, 2000
Blackstone, one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today the addition of Angel Pacheco as Blackstone's Chief Information Officer. Pacheco brings over 18 years of experience in information technologies to...
Thursday, August 17, 2000
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today that the grand opening of its first South Florida Blackstone Online store will be Monday, August 21, 2000, at 10:00am. Blackstone...
Tuesday, August 15, 2000
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today the opening of its third Blackstone Online telecommunications store, located at 808 Summit Avenue, in Union City, New Jersey. Blackstone On...
Monday, August 14, 2000
Blackstone, one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today the opening (August 2000) of its first storefront location of Blackstone Online, at 9828 Queens Boulevard, in Rego Park, New York. Blackston...
Wednesday, July 19, 2000
Blackstone Calling Card (www.blackstoneonline.com), one of the nation’s largest providers of prepaid products and services, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded the exclusive US distribution of Americatel's Prepaid Calling Car...
Wednesday, June 07, 2000
Blackstone Calling Card, one of the nation’s largest providers of prepaid products and services, was the proud recipient of three Prepaid Excellence Awards during the recent Intele-CardNews Expo 2000 in Miami Beach, Florida. Since...
Tuesday, June 06, 2000
(Hypercom Corporation: NYSE: HYC) -- Blackstone Online, Inc. has selected Hypercom’s ePic ICE card payment terminals as the platform for Blackstone POS and will deploy more than 10,000 Hypercom ePic ICE terminals during the 6 months. Blackston...
Sunday, April 16, 2000
Blackstone Calling Card, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today its initial venture into the production and distribution of officially licensed prepaid phone cards. The Ricky Martin Signature...
Tuesday, March 21, 2000
Blackstone Calling Card, one of the nation’s leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today its expansion into one plus long distance service with its newest division, Blackstone Communications. Blackstone, with ...
Wednesday, March 15, 2000
Blackstone Calling Card, the nation’s leading provider of prepaid products and services, announced today the formation of its new Point of Sale Activation Division, and additions of Janet Sancho, business development manager, and Carlos Castil...
Monday, March 06, 2000
Blackstone Communications, the newest division of the nation’s leading provider of prepaid products and services, Blackstone Calling Card, announced today the addition of Mike Acton, vice president of alternative channels, and
Tuesday, December 28, 1999
Blackstone Calling Card, one of the country's leading providers of prepaid telecommunications, announces its latest prepaid distribution venture, as master distributor for BellSouth Mobility's prepaid wireless products and services. This ne...
Monday, November 01, 1999
Blackstone Calling Card, one of the nation's largest providers of prepaid products and services, announced today its multi-million dollar distribution partnership with Qwest Communications Corporation. This venture will provide the backbone fo...
Monday, November 15, 1999
Blackstone Calling Card, one of the nation's largest providers of prepaid products and services, was the proud recipient of the 1999 Intele-CardNews Prepaid Excellence Award for best international retail card program. Intele-Ca...
Tuesday, October 05, 1999
Blackstone Calling Card, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today its partnership with industry-leading public relations and marketing firm, R&C Public Relations. R&C Public Relations (RCPR), s...
Friday, October 01, 1999
Blackstone Calling Card, premier provider of prepaid products and services, ranks in the Telecom Business Top 500 listing of the industry's leading telecommunications companies. Compiled by the magazine's entire staff, as well as top industry ...
Wednesday, September 01, 1999
Blackstone Calling Card, one of the nation's largest providers of prepaid products and services, received tremendous honors at this year's Telecom Business New York Conference and Exposition. Blackstone was awarded the Telecard World 1999 Edit...
Wednesday, September 01, 1999
Blackstone Calling Card, one of the nation's largest providers of prepaid products and services, announced today its plans to renew contract with long distance partner TotalAxcess.com on the distribution of "America Calling the World" prepaid ...
Sunday, May 30, 1999
If AT&T is positioning itself at the top of the telecommunications food chain, the purveyor of everything from local phone service to cable TV and Internet access, Luis Arias is at the other end. From a cramped office above a gas station in West D...
Tuesday, September 12, 2000
Blackstone, one of the nation's leading providers of prepaid products and services, announced today the addition of Carlos Rodriguez, director of marketing, to its rapidly expanding executive team. Carlos brings over 15 years of marketing e...
Monday, October 16, 2000
Blackstone Communications announces plans to develop a state-of-the-art headquarter facility. The company's tremendous growth has prompted the development of a bigger, more efficient, corporate headquarter facility, anticipated to open second ...

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