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News Releases Feb 09, 2017

Western Union announces a new partnership with the Medical Tourism Association to help transform heath payments in the US

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida, 9 February, 2017 – A new partnership between Western Union Business Solutions (‘WUBS’), a leader in global payment services, and the Medical Tourism Association (“MTA”) aims to help to transform the way patients pay for medical care. International patients who travel to the United States for medical care will now be offered favorable foreign exchange rates and increased transaction transparency at healthcare facilities.The Medical Tourism Association provides a variety of educat... Read More

News Releases Jan 13, 2017

Western Union Partners with the Department for International Trade on the Exporting is GREAT campaign

LONDON – 12 JANUARY, 2017 –Western Union Business Solutions, the international payments specialist, is now an official partner of Exporting is GREAT, the campaign delivered by the Department for International Trade (DIT).Exporting is GREAT aims to inspire more businesses to take advantage of the global demand for UK goods and services. The government set an ambitious target to have 100,000 additional exporters by 2020, as a means of promoting British trade around the world.By providing SMEs with a range of ... Read More

News Releases Oct 24, 2016

Western Union Wins B2B Innovation of the Year Award with WU® EDGE™ Platform

LONDON, OCTOBER 21st, 2016 – Western Union’s B2B unit has won the prestigious Payments Innovation of the Year award for their WU®EDGE™ platform. The award was presented at the 2016 Payments Awards, held yesterday evening at the London Marriot Hotel Grosvenor Square.The digital platform, Enterprise Digital Global Exchange (EDGE), enables small and medium sized enterprises to trade internationally with confidence and ease. The platform launched earlier this year and now covers 13 key markets (UK, US, Canada, ... Read More

News Releases Aug 05, 2016

Western Union Business Solutions announced as Payments Award finalist

LONDON – 5th August, 2016 – Western Union Business Solutions is shortlisted for the B2B Payments Innovation of the Year award. The entry submission focuses on the WU EDGE, launched earlier this year in Europe. The new fee-free* network payment feature recently expanded to 51 currencies across 13 countries, with the speed of cross-border payments also increasing to allow transferring funds from buyers to sellers on the digital trading platform within minutes.The Enterprise Digital Global Exchange ‘EDGE’ is t... Read More

News Releases Jul 25, 2016

Western Union signs cross-border business payments deal with Manentia in Latin America

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, July 19, 2016 – Western Union Business Solutions (WUBS), a leader in global payment services, announced a multi-year collaboration with Manentia, to give banks and their clients in Latin America greater access to international payment services.The alliance will bring WUBS’ international payment infrastructure to Manentia’s banking clients, enabling them to access fast and easy international transfers in over 130 currencies. Banks using Manentia’s flagship virtual banking platform, Nazca... Read More