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Western Union advances mobile remittances with BP Australia pact

Western Union has come together with BP Australia to expand digital remittance options in the country, according to a press release.

For the first time in Australia, Western Union services will be enabled through the mobile app in 302 BP stores nationwide (including 150 with digital kiosks), which will provide customers with a way to conduct international money transfers at any time.

"The ability to innovate and expand our self-service money transfer offering across retail and digital channels is key to Western Union's success," Molly Shea, general manager of Asia Pacific for Western Union, said in the release. "We are very pleased to announce this collaboration with BP in Australia, which will provide customers with a new way to send funds any time they want, to countries around the world."