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Thursday, March 07, 2002
Blackstone (, 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, August 26-28, 2002 ( Produced by and The Institute For International Research (IIR), PME will be located at the Marriott Marquis, New York City. Clare Morgan, Blackstone’s director of corporate communications, says, “We are very excited to be sponsoring the Prepaid Markets Expo. When IIR initially approached us to sponsor the show, we knew immediately that we would participate. IIR is well-respected, nationally and internationally, for their quality programs and attendees.” Blackstone has developed the most innovative point-of-sale system. By integrating the processing of all major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express & Discover Card) and ATM/bank/EBT cards with the sale of prepaid cellular and prepaid calling cards 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, information technologies, networking, retailing and prepaid telecommunications. Today, Blackstone is successfully merging two industries, prepaid telecommunications and electronic transactions, into one terminal to the benefit of both consumers and merchants across the United States For more information on Blackstone’s prepaid products and services call 1-800-639-9590 or visit Information on The Prepaid Market Expo was obtained from their website at Blackstone POS are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co., US and foreign patents pending.