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In the early 60s Western Union has put into operation transcontinental microwave system of data transmission via radio waves, completely replacing the web of telegraph poles and wires. 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. The size of the commission fee for the transfer is charged according to the Western Union tariffs and depends on the amount of money sent. Most service points of Western Union work in the time convenient for customers throughout the week and throughout the year. 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).


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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. The size of the commission fee for the transfer is charged according to the Western Union tariffs and depends on the amount of money sent. In 1866, Sibley ordered the engineers to develop a Western Union telegraph system of stock quotes in real time.


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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 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. On the market was placed about 765 million of ordinary shares of the company. On the first day trading on the exchange the company's shares rose by 3.3% and the cost was $ 19.96. In 2007 the company made 167.7 million transactions on money transfers between individuals and 404.6 million transactions between physical and legal persons. Another invention of Western Union - time synchronization.