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1980 - for the first time in the history of Western Union revenues from money transfers exceeded the income from the telegraph service. In 1849, Selden and Sibley, the founders of the future Western Union, created the New York State Printing Telegraph Company. Western Union for more than 130 years provides money transfer services to its customers. In 1866, Sibley ordered the engineers to develop a Western Union telegraph system of stock quotes in real time. In the early forties of the 20th century, Western Union has used the first time a commercial intercity microwave transmission system. Transaction with Fexco has allowed Western Union to control directly more than 10 thousand points of service, which belonged to Fexco in 7 European countries (Spain, UK, Sweden, Ireland, Denmark, Norway and Finland). Western Union provides consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders.


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Western Union for more than 130 years provides money transfer services to its customers. In 1866, Sibley ordered the engineers to develop a Western Union telegraph system of stock quotes in real time. In 1849, Selden and Sibley, the founders of the future Western Union, created the New York State Printing Telegraph Company.


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The first offices of company were located in the Reynolds Arcade building in Rochester, New York. The sign above the main entrance to the building - Transaction with Fexco has allowed Western Union to control directly more than 10 thousand points of service, which belonged to Fexco in 7 European countries (Spain, UK, Sweden, Ireland, Denmark, Norway and Finland). In 1860 the U.S. Congress arranged among the telegraph companies a competition to create a national line. The winner was Western Union. The Western Union Company - the American company, specialising on granting of services of monetary intermediary. Western Union was founded in 1851. The company is one of leaders in the market of the international remittances. Another invention of Western Union - time synchronization. In 1933, by the Western Union Company were invented "singing telegrams".