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Western Union partners with UK Post Office on digital cross-border funds transfers

Western Union announced an agreement with U.K. Post Office Ltd. to offer digital international funds transfers and payments. 

Customers of Western Union will now be able to send funds and make payments across borders through the U.K. Post Office digital channel. 

"Western Union's international reach and scale means we're able to bring a new dimension to the Post Office's digital offering for individuals and businesses," Hikmet Ersek, president and CEO of Western Union, said in a company release. "This collaboration marks an expansion of our strategy to open our platform to new alliances and solve the complexities of cross-border, cross-currency transactions for companies."

Western Union allows customers to make digital transfers to bank accounts, mobile wallets and retail agent locations in 200 countries worldwide.