Its global retail network covers more than 550,000 agent locations across over 200 countries
Western Union announced the expansion of its Global Network for real-time money-movement to 50 more countries.
This way, its customers can make real-time international and cross-currency money transfers when paid into select banks and digital wallets.
According to information, this expansion has been fast-tracked since the beginning of 2020 with the goal of assessing as many as 100 countries for real-time capabilities by the end of this year.
Western Union stated that the digital pay-in and pay-out expansion has become an especially critical capability as people keep on carrying out money transactions around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We’ver reported that Western Union expanded digital services to 75 countries. The company has been working with its partners worldwide to keep on providing money transfer services during the COVID-19 outbreak as well.