Western Union


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Western Union

company founded in 1851; provides telegraphic service in U.S. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2958]
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Ol-ol--howjer spell it, anyhow?" asked the tart young lady to whom Archer had pushed his wife's telegram across the brass ledge of the Western Union office.
At the corner he stepped into the Western Union and sent a telegram to THE PARTHENON, advising them to proceed with the publication of the poem.
There was the first electric light, and the first grain-binder, and the musical telegraph of Elisha Gray, and the marvellous exhibit of printing telegraphs shown by the Western Union Company.
Western Union and BDO initially launched a credit-to-account service in 2015, allowing remitters to send money straight to BDO accounts from over 70 countries via online transfers and through Western Union agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Genie Gloria, senior vice president and head of BDO Remittance, said the extended collaboration with Western Union is proof of the bank's continuous commitment to make remittances from almost any part of the globe convenient to receive.
BDO said the expanded service involves the offering of Cash Pick-up of Western Union money transfers at more than 1,100 BDO branches nationwide.
Sell-side analysts expect Western Union's EPS to be near 60 cents on sales of $1.35 billion.
The Western Union Company is a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement.
In an exclusive interview with Muscat Daily, Sleiman talked about the growth of remittances business in the GCC and the expansion of Western Union's digital services in the region.
The move will help consumers in the United Kingdom to send up to GBP50,000 through their smartphones from wu.com or the Western Union mobile app, funded from accounts directly into bank accounts in many countries around the world.
"We are happy to collaborate with Western Union, to launch the digital money transfer services in Oman.
Full activation of 188 Al Baraka Bank locations in 99 cities of Pakistan will expand Western Union's retail footprint and enable consumers to receive money in minutes from more than 200 countries and territories.

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