100 Million Adults in the U.S. are Underbanked¹
Torch Wireless and SurgePhone provide underbanked communities with wireless broadband internet access.
Torch and SurgePhone provide broadband internet access as a vendor of the Affordable Connectivity Program (“ACP”). Participation in the ACP allows SurgePhone/Torch to provide customers with a broadband device at minimal cost out of pocket. The ACP program also provides customers a government benefit of ongoing monthly high speed broadband internet access. SurgePhone/Torch include talk and text service for no extra cost. Participation in the ACP program is subject to meeting certain qualification criteria. If interested in applying for the ACP, please click here.
Source: The White House estimates that 48 million US households qualify for ACP
Source: Universal Service Administrative Co. (USAC)
November 30, 2021