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Cruzio Internet


About Us

A registered Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC), Cruzio has a significant market share (about 9,000 households and businesses in Santa Cruz County) and a long history of reliability and responsiveness to customers.

Founded in 1989, Cruzio is one of the largest independent internet service providers in California, and recently introduced heretofore unavailable enterprise-level internet services to Santa Cruz County, representing a huge investment in the Santa Cruz community. Cruzio is entrusted with providing internet and technology services for more than 2,000 local businesses, including notable organizations like:

  • Granite Construction
  • Santa Cruz Public Libraries
  • Community TV
  • Ecology Action
  • Santa Cruz Nutritionals
  • Fox Racing Shox
  • Pacific Collegiate School
  • Santa Cruz Seaside Company
  • The Cities of Santa Cruz, Watsonville and Capitola
  • The Santa Cruz Warriors

With an eye to promoting our city as a technology hub, Cruzio currently operates more than 40 free wifi hotspots in Santa Cruz County, including Louden Nelson Community Center, Beach Flats Community Center, Plaza Vigil in Watsonville, and many local cafés and restaurants.

100% locally owned and staffed, Cruzio has on-site technical support, local roving IT, and a welcoming storefront in Santa Cruz where members can drop by any time to pay a bill or get advice from our technical staff. Cruzio is known for its friendly, hands-on customer service that caters to its diverse client population, from residents and local nonprofits to small and large businesses throughout Santa Cruz County.

Cruzio believes in the importance of community, being a business role model in Santa Cruz County, being eco-friendly and providing good wages for our employees. Cruzio offers competitive prices, provides services in Spanish and English, and donates services to dozens of local nonprofit and government organizations. We would like to see Santa Cruz County as a leader for technology and entrepreneurism and we believe an increased internet infrastructure is vital to that aim.

Cruzio continues to expand its services and grow the company to fit the needs of businesses and residents throughout Santa Cruz County. Cruzio’s commitment to the local community ensures individual services that best meet the needs of its diverse customer base.

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