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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. Western Union for more than 130 years provides money transfer services to its customers. 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. 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). In 1914 Western Union engineers invented the first payment card - a prototype of the modern credit card. One of the common kinds of money transfer is a transfer via the international system of Western Union.


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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. 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). Western Union for more than 130 years provides money transfer services to its customers.


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1980 - for the first time in the history of Western Union revenues from money transfers exceeded the income from the telegraph service. In April 1851 companions registered in Albany New York and Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company (NYMVPTC), which included founded two years before New York State Printing Telegraph Company. July 3, 1884 the company's shares were included in the calculation base for the newly created stock index Dow Jones Transportation Average. In 1920, Western Union has implemented the world's first transmission of images over the ocean. Western Union for more than 130 years provides money transfer services to its customers. 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. In 1914 Western Union engineers invented the first payment card - a prototype of the modern credit card. Another invention of Western Union - time synchronization. In 2000 was launched the Web site westernunion.com, with which users from certain countries can independently transfer funds online. As a result of 2011, net income of Western Union has increased by 28% to $ 1.165 billion, the company reported.