Hawaii and Dubai Piloting Western Union “Send Money Through Your Phone Program”

Technology just keeps getting better and better:

Globe Telecom Inc. has joined the overseas remittance business with a tie-up with global money transfer firm Western Union that will allow users to send and receive money from abroad through their mobile phones…

…“This is a very efficient and convenient way of sending money back to the Philippines,” Maniego-Eala said, adding that the affordability of the mobile money transfers would allow more people to send more frequent, low-principal transactions back home…

The service is initially available in Hawaii and Dubai, as part of Western Union’s pilot program, but the Gcash head said that she was expecting the service to be rolled out in other cities and countries as the service gains wider acceptance…

Now if I could just figure out how to upload pictures from my cell phone to my computer… I would be happy;)

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