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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…

For years, the Wangiri scam, Japanese for ‘one ring and drop’ has been preying on unknowing mobile victims, enticing them to call back international numbers, ultimately charging them with premium rates.   The Wangiri or “one-ring” scam originally appeared in the US in 2013. In years to follow, the scam hit a lull in the…

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…

Whether it be back, leg, shoulder, or anything that is chronically painful, be on guard! Scammers are targeting New York residents claiming they can fix your chronic pain with so-called support from Medicare and Medicaid. Coming through to victims as spoofed robocalls, local police are warning residents that the calls are not local and the…

Check out this week’s victim: Wisconsin residents living in the 262 area code Top 10 Cities: 1) West Bend 2) Brookfield 3) Menomonee Falls 4) Kenosha 5) Caledonia 6) New Berlin 7) Racine 8) Waukesha 9) Muskego 10) Mequon Growth since January 2018 to Present: Fraud Calls – 59% Nuisance Calls – 690% Top 3…

We are pleased to announce that Marcelo Calbucci is stepping up from his previous position as VP, Product, to take the Chief Technology Officer role at Hiya, where he will be leading our engineering, product, operations, and partner certification teams. In this capacity, Marcelo will look to grow Hiya’s leadership in the mobile space, delivering…