Category: Industry

Hiya! In this post, we’ll be exploring the default blocklist provided on the native Phone app. We’ll discuss how apps can access the blocklist, restrictions on the blocklist and how it’s been implemented. Baby got blocked 🎵 What is the default blocklist? The default blocklist provides a light UI to add and remove numbers that…

We would like to give a warm welcome to Marcelo Calbucci who is joining our team as Vice President of Product! In his new role, Marcelo will be leading the team that is focussed on streamlining the way Hiya’s 30M+ users connect with businesses from directly within the phone’s dialer. Prior to joining the Hiya…

Despite how much we’d like to see the number of robocalls drop, the data and trends from our quarterly report say otherwise. Hiya’s quarterly robocall radar report finds that consumers have received over 4.9 billion robocalls on their mobile phones in the first quarter of 2018, with user reports increasing by 10% from Q1 2017…

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…

Hiya Premium is our new subscription service that complements our free offering without taking away the core free features that our users have come to love and rely on. What do users get on Hiya Premium? Premium users will enjoy: – Premium caller ID – a database of up to 1.5 million caller identities (people…

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:…