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Western Union has taken of 451st position in the rating Fortune 500 in 2009, having moved from 473rd line in 2008. Each money transfer is protected with control number, that allows you to track and to ensure prompt payment of money specified by you person. In 1849, Selden and Sibley, the founders of the future Western Union, created the New York State Printing Telegraph Company. In the early forties of the 20th century, Western Union has used the first time a commercial intercity microwave transmission system. In October 1871 the company Western Union began to provide money transfer services, drawing on its own extensive telegraph network. In 1877, starting from September, New York City residents began to have the opportunity to check the time on clock with the "time ball", located on the roof of constructed in the same year a new corporate headquarters - Western Union Building. In 1988, the company undertook a massive reorganization in response to rapidly changing business conditions. In particular, this need has arisen due to many technological changes that have taken place at that time. Company name was changed from Western Union Telegraph Co. to Western Union Corp.


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In 1849, Selden and Sibley, the founders of the future Western Union, created the New York State Printing Telegraph Company. In the early forties of the 20th century, Western Union has used the first time a commercial intercity microwave transmission system. Each money transfer is protected with control number, that allows you to track and to ensure prompt payment of money specified by you person.


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Leaving the idea of expansion into Europe, Western Union took up the expansion of services in the U.S. market. Thanks to cooperation with Western Union the Associated Press at the end of the XIX century took almost monopolistic position in the U.S. market news. In 1988, the company undertook a massive reorganization in response to rapidly changing business conditions. In particular, this need has arisen due to many technological changes that have taken place at that time. Company name was changed from Western Union Telegraph Co. to Western Union Corp. In October 2006 the company made an initial public offering of shares on the New York Stock Exchange, becoming independent from First Data company. In the 1910-1920 years. Western Union is actively engaged in researching, innovating in the field of data transmission.