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November 18, 2021

Hiya Launches Adaptive AI: Industry’s First Self-Learning Call Protection System that Hunts and Shuts Down Illegal Callers in Real-Time

Hiya today announced the launch of Adaptive AI––a new capability of Hiya Protect that marks the industry’s first self-learning system that proactively hunts and shuts down illegal callers in real-time.

November 17, 2021

Hiya Named a Fastest-Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2021 Technology Fast 500

Hiya announced it has ranked No. 306 on Deloitte's 2021 Technology Fast 500, marking the company's second consecutive appearance on the prestigious list following five years of triple-digit year-over-year revenue growth.

September 29, 2021

Hiya Branded Call and Secure Call Now Available on Google and Samsung Smartphones

Hiya announced that Branded Call and Secure Call are available on Samsung smartphones and smartphones using Google’s Phone App worldwide, increasing the Hiya network to 200 million users.

August 5, 2021

Hiya Adds Salesforce President and CMO Sarah Franklin to its Board of Directors

Hiya announced Sarah Franklin, President and CMO at Salesforce, has joined its board of directors; Aaron Martin has joined as CFO; and Bill McAleer, Managing Director at Voyager Capital, has joined as board advisor.

March 9, 2021

Hiya Ranked #1 on Forbes’ Best Startup Employers List for 2021

Hiya, the leading call performance management cloud, has been ranked #1 on Forbes’ list of America's Best Startup Employers for 2021. This marks Hiya’s second straight year on the list after ranking #147 out of 500 employers in 2020.

February 10, 2021

Scam calls becoming ‘the new normal’ with 75% of Americans surveyed targeted in 2020 - according to Hiya’s new State of the Call Report

Businesses and consumers are relying on the voice call more than ever during the pandemic with voice traffic up 184% in 2020 compared to 2019, according to exclusive data from Hiya’s 2021 State of the Call Report.

January 27, 2021

Nokia and Hiya Successfully Test Europe’s First Cloud-based VoLTE Network Integration for Call Protection

Nokia and Hiya test proves innovative cloud-based voice performance platform delivers real-time spam and fraud detection, modernizing voice with trust, identity, and intelligence.

January 19, 2021

Telenor Norway Deploys Hiya to Stop New Wave of Fraud Calls Targeting Norwegians

Telenor Norway has deployed Hiya’s intelligent call security to protect their subscribers from fraud and nuisance calls. Hiya’s security service is integrated with Telenor’s Se Hvem app on iOS and Android.

December 10, 2020

Hiya and Telenor Norway Announce New Strategic Partnership to Strengthen Fight Against Fraud and Nuisance Calls

Hiya and Telenor Norway have announced a new strategic partnership to strengthen the fight against fraud and nuisance calls. With this partnership, Telenor Norway will become the first major European carrier to partner with an intelligent call protection service.

November 18, 2020

Hiya Ranked 86th Fastest-Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500

Hiya is ranked No. 86 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Hiya ranked 21st out of 128 winning companies based in the Pacific Northwest and Silicon Valley

October 22, 2020

Hiya and Samsung Extend Strategic Partnership to 2025

Hiya today announced the extension of its strategic partnership with Samsung through 2025. Hiya will continue to power Samsung Smart Call to stop spam and fraud calls and will also deliver Hiya Connect to enable businesses to reach more customers on hundreds of millions of Samsung devices worldwide.

October 1, 2020

Hiya Enables Quantum Assurance International, Inc. to Connect With Customers With a New Voice Performance Strategy

Hiya, the leading call performance management cloud, today announced a new partnership with Quantum Assurance International, Inc. to drive higher answer and conversion rates with the Branded Calls feature and proactive reputation management.

April 8, 2020

Charter Collaborates with Hiya to Protect Spectrum Mobile™ Customers From Spam Calls

Hiya announces collaboration with Charter Communications to provide Hiya’s free anti-spam app to Spectrum Mobile customers and help protect them against the growing threat of fraud and nuisance calls.

April 7, 2020

Pango Partners with Hiya to Stop Annoying Robocalls, Globally

Hiya announces a new partnership with the global security and privacy company Pango, as they add Hiya’s global fraud and nuisance call protection services to their all-in-one subscription of premium consumer security and privacy products.

March 31, 2020

Telephone scammers target victims with fake promises of a coronavirus cure

Hiya’s State of the Call report shows fraud and nuisance calls in the UK grew to 7.3 billion in 2019 with London, Edinburgh and Manchester worst hit by coronavirus scams

March 10, 2020

Hiya Named One of Forbes’ Best Startup Employers for 2020

Hiya has been recognized as part of Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Startup Employers for 2020. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

December 13, 2019

US Spam Calls Grew 108% in 2019 as Anti-Robocall Bill Moves to Senate for Approval

Hiya’s Biannual “State of the Phone Call” Report Shows Spam Calls Grew to 54.6 billion in 2019; Americans Answer Less Than Half of All Incoming Mobile Calls as a Result

August 29, 2019

Hiya Announces New Product to Help Businesses Improve Customer Relationships and Drive Higher Contact Rates

Hiya today announced a new product that allows businesses to provide meaningful context into their calls to mobile customers. The newly launched Hiya Connect delivers business name, logo, location and reason to the recipient's phone.

May 9, 2019

First-of-its-Kind Study Ranks Spam Detection Providers’ Ability to Accurately Detect Unwanted Robocalls

Global Wireless Solutions, Inc. (GWS) and Hiya today shared findings from a study that assessed how well wireless carrier spam detection solution providers (Hiya, First Orion and TNS) detect unwanted robocalls.

March 30, 2018

Hiya Receives 2018 AT&T Supplier Award

Hiya, the global leader in caller identification and phone spam protection, is receiving the 2018 AT&T* Supplier Award for its outstanding performance and service to AT&T affiliates during the past year.

October 19, 2017

Hiya Raises $18M to Transform Mobile Calling Worldwide

Hiya today announced that it has raised $18M in Series A funding to expand globally. The round was led by Balderton Capital, Europe's leading early-stage venture investor, with participation from Nautilus Venture Partners and Lumia Capital.

August 23, 2017

Hiya Extends Partnership with Samsung to Bring its Leading Caller and Business Profile Services to the Note 8

Available in 28 countries, users of the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S8, Note 8 and all A-Series and J-series devices will now benefit from the experience that Hiya Business Profiles provides on Samsung Places.

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