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The presence of Western Union Gold Card at the client greatly simplifies the process of further processing of money transfers of and reduces the operation time for the sending of money, as the "Gold Card" is a carrier of the personal information about the client. Leaving the idea of expansion into Europe, Western Union took up the expansion of services in the U.S. market. 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. Sibley, the founder of Western Union, did not build a new telegraph lines, and persuaded the other players to join. American Telegraph Company, however, still had to buy it. 1998 - the number of points of money transfers worldwide reached 50,000. The network of money transfers of Western Union is the world's largest. 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.


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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. Leaving the idea of expansion into Europe, Western Union took up the expansion of services in the U.S. market.


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In 1920, Western Union has implemented the world's first transmission of images over the ocean. 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 1864, fearing the laying of long underwater lines, Western Union offered to carry out laying of telegraph lines to Europe through the Russian Alaska under the narrow Bering Strait and then to Siberia with branching in the major cities of Europe. In 2000 was launched the Web site westernunion.com, with which users from certain countries can independently transfer funds online.