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UK Post Office enables digital international payments

Western Union collaborates with UK Post Office to offer digital international payments

UK Post Office enables digital international payments, Source:

The UK’s largest retail network Post Office Ltd and Western Union launched a collaborative service to offer UK consumers and businesses expanded digital international payment services.

The Western Union cross-border money movement platform will power international money transfers and payments as an integrated service on the Post Office’s digital channel. Customers will be able to access international payment services via a Post Office and Western Union branded online portal. The experience will be modeled on Western Union’s highly rated global online transactional sites.

With 11,500 locations, Post Office is the largest retail network in the UK, surpassing high street banks and building societies.

Business customers will have access to Western Union’s innovative WU EDGE platform, where businesses can: make near-real-time payment transactions in 54 currencies, use tools to help protect profits and help control their cash flow and expand their network by connecting and finding new business partners across the world.

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