Xoom and The Filipino Channel (TFC) Announce Special Offer for Filipino Remitters

Send first money transfer of $100 or more and receive a six-month TFC.tv subscription

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xoom Corporation (Nasdaq:XOOM), a leading digital money transfer provider, has announced that first time Xoom customers who send $100 or more to the Philippines from now until October 31, 2014, can receive a six-month subscription to TFC.tv.

"We are thrilled to partner with TFC, one of the most well-known and respected brands among Filipinos. Xoom and TFC are both pioneers and leaders in their respective fields of online money transfers and broadcasting, and this partnership makes absolute sense for our customers," said Pia Palpal-latoc Guter, Director of Marketing for the Philippines at Xoom. "We are excited to offer customers this incentive of the free subscription, and for people to discover how convenient, safe and fast it is to send money home with Xoom.com."

"More and more Filipinos are developing the habit and preference for doing online viewing of content and performing online transactions primarily because of the convenience and control it gives to them in terms of managing time," said TFC.tv General Manager Eugene Paden. "The partnership of Xoom and TFC.tv, two leading online services catering to Filipinos, reinforces that convenience for customers and enriches their overall online experience."

Filipino customers can visit www.xoom.com/tfc, click the designated link, and then send their money transfer of $100 or more to the Philippines. Xoom will email the customer a unique claim code, usually within one hour after the transaction is complete. This offer is valid for new Xoom customers who send their first money transfer September 30 – October 31, 2014 (terms and conditions apply).

"Many Filipinos who send money back home are also heavy consumers of Filipino media," Guter added. "Xoom and TFC both provide a bridge or connection back home to our mother land and family and friends in the Philippines."

About Xoom

Xoom is a leading digital money transfer provider that enables consumers to send money to 30 countries in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phone, tablet or computer. During the 12 months ended June 30, 2014, Xoom's more than 1.1 million active customers sent approximately $6.3 billion to family and friends. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and can be found online at www.xoom.com.

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Robin Carr, Xoom


Source:Xoom Corporation