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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. You do not need to open a bank account, so you can send or receive money in any of the 170 000 service points of Western Union around the world. Leaving the idea of expansion into Europe, Western Union took up the expansion of services in the U.S. market. In the 1910-1920 years. Western Union is actively engaged in researching, innovating in the field of data transmission. In the Western Union in the 30s of the 20th century worked 14 thousand couriers delivering telegrams.


Western union sending money to Ukraine

Leaving the idea of expansion into Europe, Western Union took up the expansion of services in the U.S. market. In the 1910-1920 years. Western Union is actively engaged in researching, innovating in the field of data transmission. You do not need to open a bank account, so you can send or receive money in any of the 170 000 service points of Western Union around the world.


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Payment systems are one of basic elements of infrastructure of e-commerce. In 1935, Western Union has put into operation first intercity fax communication. 1970 - a new service called In the early forties of the 20th century, Western Union has used the first time a commercial intercity microwave transmission system. 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.