SURGE HOLDINGS INC. FILES APPLICATION FOR UPLISTING TO THE NASDAQ CAPITAL MARKET

Memphis, TN — (March 6, 2019) – Surge Holdings Inc. (“Surge”) (OTCQB: SURG), a Memphis-based Technology and Blockchain FinTech Software Company is pleased to announce today it has filed an application for uplisting on the NASDAQ Capital Market.

“We believe uplisting from the OTC Market to the Nasdaq Capital Market will increase corporate visibility, improve liquidity, and broaden awareness in the financial markets,” stated Brian Cox, Surge’s CEO and Chairman of the Board. “An uplist will open the investment opportunity to a larger pool of investors and help create greater shareholder value. We have made significant progress in strengthening our financial performance, governance and liquidity, positioning the Company for future growth and profitability. A listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market is a natural progression for the Company and our shareholders.”

The Company’s common stock will continue to trade on the OTCQB under its current symbol, SURG, during the NASDAQ review process and while the Company prepares to meet all the requirements for uplisting to NASDAQ.

About Surge Holdings Inc:

Surge Holdings Inc. is a publicly traded company headquartered in Memphis, TN. Surge wholly owns and actively operates subsidiaries that utilize emerging technology to improve the quality of life for the unbanked, under-banked, and the overlooked. Surge products are delivered to a nationwide network of convenience stores and corner markets connected to the SurgePays™ Wholesale Marketplace Portal software platform. Current focus and holdings include Blockchain FinTech Software as a Service (SaaS) subsidiaries, Reloadable Debit Cards for the unbanked and Telecommunications subsidiaries. Surge Holdings, Inc is traded under the stock ticker symbol: SURG.

For more information on Surge Holdings and its subsidiaries, please visit: https://surgeholdings.com

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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
This press release contains information that constitutes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from any future results described by the forward-looking statements. Risk factors that could contribute to such differences include those matters more fully disclosed in the Company’s reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking information provided herein represents the Company’s estimates as of the date of the press release, and subsequent events and developments may cause the Company’s estimates to change. The Company specifically disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking information in the future. Therefore, this forward-looking information should not be relied upon as representing the Company’s estimates of its future financial performance as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

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