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In October 1871 the company has implemented the world's first telegraph money order. After a century money transfers have become a major source of income for Western Union. In the 30's of the twentieth century, Western Union has become the world's largest telegraph company. 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. Western Union incomes for 2007 have made $4,9 billion US dollars, and the quantity of transactions has made 572 million. 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). Another invention of Western Union - time synchronization. In 1991, Western Union has sold some low-profit division of the company AT & T, GM Hughes Electronics, and to some others. In the same year the company changed its name to New Valley Corp.


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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. Western Union incomes for 2007 have made $4,9 billion US dollars, and the quantity of transactions has made 572 million. In the 30's of the twentieth century, Western Union has become the world's largest telegraph company.


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Western Union made so that the time in all of American civil services was the same. Leaving the idea of expansion into Europe, Western Union took up the expansion of services in the U.S. market. In the early forties of the 20th century, Western Union has used the first time a commercial intercity microwave transmission system. In order to increase competitiveness and market expansion of its services, Western Union launched a program of loyalty Western Union Gold Card for customers, who has repeatedly made money transfers via Western Union. In the 30's of the twentieth century, Western Union has become the world's largest telegraph company. All you need for sending money via Western Union is to go to the nearest branch of Western Union, fill out the transfer printed form, show your passport and then send money. In 2000 was launched the Web site westernunion.com, with which users from certain countries can independently transfer funds online. In 1933, by the Western Union Company were invented "singing telegrams". In the 1910-1920 years. Western Union is actively engaged in researching, innovating in the field of data transmission.