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Leaving the idea of expansion into Europe, Western Union took up the expansion of services in the U.S. market. 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). Most service points of Western Union work in the time convenient for customers throughout the week and throughout the year. In 2000 was launched the Web site westernunion.com, with which users from certain countries can independently transfer funds online. In October 2006 the company made an initial public offering of shares on the New York Stock Exchange, becoming independent from First Data company.


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Most service points of Western Union work in the time convenient for customers throughout the week and throughout the year. In 2000 was launched the Web site westernunion.com, with which users from certain countries can independently transfer funds online. 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).


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In the early forties of the 20th century, Western Union has used the first time a commercial intercity microwave transmission system. Separation of the companies had two objectives: first, to give Western Union the opportunity to develop more intensively, and secondly, to help First Data to return to its original activity (in 1992 the company separated from the payment system of American Express as an independent financial services company). In 1933, by the Western Union Company were invented "singing telegrams". Founder of Western Union Hiram Sibley was born in 1807 in Massachusetts (USA). At age of 14 has mastered the profession of shoemaker, at age 16 he left his native cityand moved to New York, where he went into wool carder.