Category: Industry

Today, we are excited to announce that we are collaborating with Comcast to help protect Xfinity Mobile customers from unwanted nuisance and scam phone calls. Starting today, Xfinity Mobile customers can download the Hiya app for free to begin receiving alerts about potential spam calls and block them, as well. With Hiya, Xfinity Mobile customers…

Around the world, billions upon billions of mobile phone calls are made every single day, and yet the phone app has remained unchanged since smartphones launched over a decade ago. Hiya is determined to revolutionize the way people make and receive mobile phone calls. We partner with mobile phone makers (including Samsung) and mobile carriers…

Washington state residents be on guard! Despite Seattle being named one of the second-best tech cities in the U.S., this has not discouraged scammers from targeting Washington’s tech savvy citizens. In the first quarter of 2019, 206 million robocalls made their way to Washington state mobile phones, a 55% increase from last year. More specifically,…

A group of Hiyans dressed to the nines as they headed into the Westin in downtown Seattle to attend the City Year Seattle/King County Ripples of Hope Gala. Ripples of Hope is City Year Seattle/King County’s annual gala that celebrates the community’s commitment to equitable education for all. This year’s event was celebrating the work…

For many companies, the desire to connect with top talent in the industry, may seem limited to LinkedIn, job boards, referrals and other recruiting tools. However, at Hiya, we go the extra mile. We attend and sponsor conferences and meet ups but also connect with our talent by opening our doors to different groups and…

Each year the Telecom Council searches for communications startups who are changing the way people communicate by bringing innovations to the market. Out of over 100 applicants, Hiya is proud to announce that we’ll be featured in the Telecom Council’s Innovation Showcase Class of 2019. Hiya was chosen by “global telecom operators who represent over…

We’re excited to announce that Hiya has been awarded the 2019 Best Places to Work Award by Built in Seattle. Out of 2,000 companies under consideration, we placed in the Overall and Best Small Companies categories. The Built In Seattle Award recognizes businesses that go out of their way to provide employees with the support…

At Hiya, we strongly believe that consumers’ personal information must be tightly safeguarded. In light of a recent news story, we feel the need to be clearer than ever on this point. On January 30th, a story entitled “Click, Then Sue: Call-Blocking App Was Meet Market For Lawyers Seeking Clients” appeared in Forbes. For all…