Western Union.

Western Union offers consumers and companies worldwide quick, dependable, and simple options to transfer and receive money.

The Western Union Corporation is a financial services and communications company based in the United States. Its offices are in Meridian, Colorado, although its mailing address uses the postal designation of adjacent Englewood. Western Union was the most well-known U.S. firm in the business of exchanging telegrams until it terminated the service in 2006.

Western Union is divided into many departments that provide goods such as person-to-person money transfers, money orders, business payments, and commercial services. They had regular “Cablegrams,” as well as Candygrams, Dollygrams, and Melodygrams.

In the late nineteenth century, Western Union controlled the telegraph business as an industrialized monopoly. It was the first communications empire and laid the groundwork for American-style communications enterprises as we know them today.


  • Operating Status: Active
  • Business Type: Public
  • Headquarters: Meridian, Colorado, United States
  • Founded Date: Feb 1st, 1851
  • Organization CEO: Hikmet Ersek
  • Founders: Ezra Cornell
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