DALLAS, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), has launched the upgraded moneygram.co.uk and a new mobile app in the United Kingdom (available for Apple® and Android™ devices). The innovative digital products feature a cleaner design, interactive and engaging platforms and enhanced navigation that make money transfers easier and more convenient for customers.
It is the first online service of its kind to enable guest sending for customers who need to send money to family and friends in approximately 200 countries and territories. Other new features include a "Track a Transfer" tool that allows the customer to check the status of online and offline transactions.
"Making secure money transfers easy and convenient for our customers is our mission and that's why every component of the upgraded moneygram.co.uk and the new mobile app was built with the customer in mind," said Pete Ohser, MoneyGram's executive vice president, Americas and Europe. "We're excited to offer these services to all of our customers in the UK."
The new MoneyGram app mirrors the upgraded website and allows customers to complete transactions quickly and seamlessly on phones or tablets. It also includes a location finder.
"The online and mobile realms are the next evolution in money transfer and we're excited to offer these digital services to Europe," said Alex Hoffmann, MoneyGram's executive vice president, Business Development and Global Products. "Both products have been popular with customers in the United States, and we look forward to rolling out this new experience in additional countries."
MoneyGram's state-of the-art website launched in the U.S. in 2015 and was recently voted "Best Comeback Story" in the payments industry at the annual PYMTS Innovation Awards ceremony.
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MoneyGram is a global provider of innovative money transfer and payment services and is recognized worldwide as a financial connection to friends and family. Whether online, or through a mobile device, at a kiosk or in a local store, we connect consumers any way that is convenient for them. We also provide bill payment services, issue money orders and process official checks in select markets. More information about MoneyGram International, Inc. is available at moneygram.com.