Category: Industry

At today’s FCC November Open Commission Meeting, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and fellow FCC commissioners voted in favor of “advanced methods to target and eliminate unlawful robocalls.” Considering rules proposed by the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, the commission approved the following: • To authorize phone companies to block robocalls that appear to be from…

Last week, Hiya attended the NOAH Conference in London, which is  one of the pre-eminent conferences in Europe. The conference witnessed an attendance from over 2000 people including entrepreneurs, investors  and tech enthusiasts from European internet and digital industries. There was an impressive lineup of speakers and workshop sessions that  proved to be a great…

Hiya is pleased to announce that we’ve raised $18M in Series A funding, giving us the ability to expand and provide a better phone experience globally! The round was led by Balderton Capital, Europe’s leading early stage venture investor, with participation from Nautilus Venture Partners and Lumia. We are also excited to welcome Balderton partner,…

Our Use Case An effective continuous integration system is a crucial component for fast-paced software development. At Hiya, we built our CI system using Jenkins deployed on Kubernetes via a fork of the official Helm chart. This decision was largely inspired by Lachlan Evenson’s tutorial video Zero to Kubernetes CI/CD in 5 minutes with Jenkins…

Earlier this month, the inaugural installment of Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA) was held at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. This event was an exciting new beginning for a long running institutional fixture on the calendar of many mobile industry veterans known as the CTIA show. The extremely popular MWC brand, owned by the globally influential…

Imagine a time when there were no computers, no internet, or even crazier, no smart phones. A few of you may be hyperventilating at the thought. However, older generations may think differently. Now, take a step back and imagine your grandparents magically becoming younger, more hip, and ahead of all the newest technology, without you…

At this morning’s Senate meeting, the Senate Commerce Committee held a confirmation hearing for President Trump’s nominees to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The FCC has been running with only three commissioners and has had two open slots, which Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel and Republican Brendan Carr have been nominated to fill. Chairman Ajit Pai was also present…

Last month, Hiya attended the IMS World Forum in Madrid, Spain where we met a number of experts tackling various technical and business related issues within the IMS infrastructure. Compared to last year’s forum, where the focus was on minimizing operational expenditures, this year’s topics were more ambitious and concentrated on creating new revenue streams…