Western Union Launches iPhone App

17 May 2011 | Apple , Software | 0 comments


western union iphone appWestern Union announced this week the introductoion of a new app that will allow anyone in the US to send a Western Union money transfer directly from their iOS devices using a credit or debit card.

Once the transfer has been made, the funds are available for pickup generally within minutes at more than 400,000 Western Union Agent locations in 200 countries and territories. The app also can direct the user to the nearest Western Union Agent location.

In addition to sending a money transfer for cash payout, users can also use their phones to send money transfers to mobile "wallets".

The Western Union app is available for free for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The company is expected to offer the app in additional markets and also plans on a BlackBerry and Android version of the application in the near future.