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First Data Corporation is a financial services company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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First Data Corporation is a financial services company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The company's STAR Network provided nationwide domestic debit acceptance at more than 2 million retail POS, ATM, and Online outlets for nearly a third of all U.S. debit cards. First Data has six million merchants, the largest in the payments industry. The company handles 45% of all US credit and debit transactions, including handling prepaid gift card processing for many US brands such as Starbucks. It processes around 2,800 transactions per second and $2.2 trillion in card transactions annually, with an 80% market share in gas and groceries in 2014. First Data's SpendTrend Report is a key shopping metric for national news networks such as WSJ, USA Today, ESPN, The New York Times, Vox Media, and Bloomberg. In October 2015, First Data returned to public markets, selling 160 million shares in the New York Stock Exchange's biggest IPO of that year.

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What should I do if First Data is unavailable?
If First Data is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to First Data is blocked
Access to First Data may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access First Data.
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access First Data again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the First Data site again.
Web Browser Plugins
If you are still having trouble accessing First Data, you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to First Data