With Western Union, you can send money online 24/7. Your receiver can pick up the money as cash at a Western Union agent location.
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Western Union telegrams were transmitted through a store and forward message switching system. Early versions were manual telegraph systems. Later systems using teleprinters were semi-automatic, using punched paper tape to receive, store, and retransmit messages. Plan 55-A, Western Union's last paper tape based switching system (1948 - 1976), was fully automatic, with automatic routing.
When Edward Creighton leads the construction of the Western Union to unite East with West, he hires a Western reformed outlaw and a tenderfoot Eastern surveyor.
Under the First Data Corporation Western Union company existed until 2006.
Western Union provides Money Transfer service in Japan at Travelex stores.