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Western Union Connects Virtual Wallets to eSIM Mobile Service

The company eSIM Go has added Western Union digital wallets to its mobile data service.

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Visa and Western Union Form New Cross-Border Payment Agreement

Visa and Western Union have entered into a new agreement in the sphere of cross-border payment transactions.

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Western Union’s Branded Digital Transactions Rise

The results of Western Union’s operations in the fourth quarter of 2023 indicate an increase in the popularity of using digital channels in the sphere of financial services.

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Western Union Sees Digital Transactions Grow

Western Union reported an increase in the number of digital transactions.

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Visa+: The New Interoperable P2P Payments System Launches

Visa has partnered with a number of payment firms, including PayPal and Western Union, to let their customers transfer money between different P2P payment apps

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Western Union Turns to MFS to Expand Global Money Transfers

Western Union announced the beginning of cooperation with MFS Africa.

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Western Union and Beforepay Launch ‘Send Now Pay Later’ in Australia

Global remittance provider Western Union has partnered with the Australian ethical lending fintech Beforepay to offer consumers an innovative credit solution ‘Send Now Pay Later’

Fintech & Ecommerce

Western Union Is Planning New Digital Initiatives

The remittance giant Western Union has applied for a few trademarks revealing exciting digital opportunities to come

Fintech & Ecommerce

International Digital Remittances To Surpass 2 Billion Transactions Globally By 2027: Juniper Research

84% growth in international digital remittances will be driven by accelerated adoption

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Colombians now have more ways to make cross-border transactions with Western Union

Western Union has teamed up with SuperGIROS thus bringing WU’s cross-border global money movement and payments capabilities in every SuperGIROS retail location across Columbia. By teaming with SuperGIROS, Colombians now have more than 9,800 additional locations to send and receive money to friends and family around the world. The move brings the total number of […]

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How Global Fintech Companies Are Reacting to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Alex Malyshev  CEO at SDK.finance   As nations worldwide continue to sanction Russia in condemnation of their invasion of Ukraine, companies have now joined the movement to exclude the Russian government — and sometimes Russians— from their list of clients. Some of these companies have decided to ban them as a recommendation to the international […]

Fintech & Ecommerce

International money transfer services guide: Western Union

Until recently Western Union practically remained the monopoly of international transfers

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Western Union and Mastercard expand global partnership: here’s what it means

The partnership expansion is expected to broaden choice for both Western Union’s consumers and Mastercard’s business clients

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Global direct transfers can now be done via Western Union

The payment system also allows customers to transact online and pay via cash in Al Fardan Exchange locations

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Western Union teamed up with French fintech

The Linxo app is available in both free and premium versions on the Apple App Store and on Google Play

Fintech & Ecommerce

Western Union services are now live at over 4,500 Walmart stores

Customers can now transfer money locally and globally via Western Union at Walmart stores across the US