Category: Industry

Despite how much we’d like to see the number of robocalls drop, the data and trends from our quarterly report says different and we’re still seeing a rise in unwanted calls. As we analyze 5.3 billion calls globally to help consumers identify incoming and outgoing calls, Hiya’s quarter robocall radar report has discovered consumers have…

We are making our way to D.C. on Monday to showcase our many solutions that help consumers combat unwanted robocalls. Hosted by the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission, the Stop Illegal Robocalls Expo will take place on April 23, 2018 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in…

WHO: Charlotte residents and folks with a 980 area code, have you been receiving a lot of scam calls recently? If you have, you’re not alone. Phone scams continue to plague the nation, and Hiya, the global leader in phone spam protection, recently found a high level of phone scam activity to phones with the 980…

We are proud to announce that we’ve been awarded with AT&T’s 2018 Supplier Award for our outstanding performance and contribution in developing the app “AT&T Call Protect“. With Call Protect, Hiya has helped AT&T address the number one complaint to both the FTC and the FCC (unwanted Robocalls), which also addresses one of AT&T’s 2017…

Last Friday, the FCC and FTC hosted a joint policy forum on “Fighting the Scourge of Illegal Robocalls. The event highlighted the actions carriers and other agencies have taken to protect consumers from unwanted calls. Hiya Founder & CEO Alex Algard spoke on the “Solutions and Tools for Consumers” panel at the event. Here, he discussed:…

As unwanted call traffic levels reach new highs, the need for effective call protection services is greater than ever. Hiya is proud to power a solution for AT&T. These unwanted calls can be primarily spam/telemarketing and scam/fraud. Spam/telemarketing calls are mass-broadcasted calls that go to thousands of people Scam/fraud calls attempt to elicit personal information…

To help kick-off the FCC and FTC’s joint forum on “Fighting the Scourge of Illegal Robocalls” in Washington D.C. this morning, CBS This Morning chatted with Hiya CEO Alex Algard about the rise in unwanted robocalls. Algard will be joining an FCC panel on Solutions and Tools for Consumers at today’s forum. “Consumers received more than…

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…