First Data to Release Second Quarter 2006 Earnings

DENVER--(AllPayNews)--June 28, 2006--On Thursday, July 20, First Data (NYSE: FDC) will release its second quarter results after market close. The news release will be available on the First Data website, The company will host a conference call on Friday, July 21 at 8:00 a.m. EDT to review second quarter 2006 results. Ric Duques, chairman and chief executive officer, will lead the call. Also participating will be Kim Patmore, chief financial officer, and Gary Kohn, vice president Investor Relations. To listen to the call, dial 888-831-9087 (U.S. only) or +1-773-799-3935 (outside the U.S.) ten minutes prior to the start of the call. The passcode is "FDC." The call will also be webcast on the First Data website. Please click on the webcast link at least 15 minutes prior to the call. A replay of the call will be available one hour after the call ends through July 28 at 5:00 p.m. EDT at 800-945-1615 (U.S.) or +1-402-220-3455 (outside the U.S.) and via webcast on About First Data First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC) is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. Serving 4.6 million merchant locations, 1,600 card issuers and millions of consumers, First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. The company's portfolio of services and solutions includes credit, debit, private-label, gift and other prepaid card issuing and merchant transaction processing services; money transfer services; money orders; fraud protection and authentication solutions; check guarantee and verification services through TeleCheck; as well as Internet commerce and mobile solutions. Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta together make up one of the world's largest money transfer networks with over 270,000 Agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories. The company's STAR Network offers PIN-secured debit acceptance at 1.9 million ATM and retail locations. For more information, visit FDC-1 Contacts First Data Corp. Gary Kohn, 303-967-8276 or Colin Wheeler, 303-967-6553