By CRYSTAL BIRNS Cruzio Sales and Marketing Manager Jesus Lopez in Cruzio’s server room. When coronavirus forced schools online in March, the digital divide was highlighted in a new way, and the need for reliable internet in student’s homes became critical. Cruzio partnered with the County Office of Education, Pajaro Valley School District and CommunityContinue reading “Santa Cruz Sentinel – Everyday Heroes | Equal Access Santa Cruz Bridges Internet Gap During Coronavirus Pandemic”
October 1,2020 • Cruzio Internet Cruzio has been working with the Pajaro Valley Unified School District for months to get reliable, fast internet to all the students who need it. We’ve been installing high speed broadband at their homes since springtime and have connected about 50 families so far. And we love these students. They’ve been inContinue reading “Santa Cruz County Students Speak Out About Internet”
Amidst the pandemic, smoke, power outages, and economic insecurity, the school year has started in Santa Cruz County with distance learning. Aptos Junior High student Mahia Aguilar had to go to a park nearby her home to connect to the internet. The park was busy and distracting, the internet was spotty, and frankly, she confessed,Continue reading “Santa Cruz Sentinel – Cruzio to Provide Internet Connectivity for Students”
BY TODD GUILD A team of local educators is teaming up with a Santa Cruz internet provider to bridge the digital divide and bring broadband service to families who have been unable to access it. The Equal Access Santa Cruz County (EASCC) fund is a way to bring internet access to the estimated 15,745 students in SantaContinue reading “Good Times – Internet Company and Educators Work to Bridge Digital Divide”
BY SARA ISENBERG Local internet provider Cruzio and Community Foundation Santa Cruz County lead local action to increase opportunity and access to education This week marks the official launch of the Equal Access Santa Cruz County fund, spearheaded by Cruzio Internet with a simple goal: bridge the digital divide and bring true high-speed broadband to every family inContinue reading “Santa Cruz Tech Beat – Cruzio & Community Foundation Team Up to Bridge Digital Divide in Santa Cruz County”
Local internet provider Cruzio and Community Foundation Santa Cruz County lead local action to increase opportunity and access to education This week marks the official launch of the Equal Access Santa Cruz County fund, spearheaded by Cruzio Internet with a simple goal: bridge the digital divide and bring true high-speed broadband to every family in Santa CruzContinue reading “Santa Cruz Works – Equal Access Seeks to Bridge Digital Divide”
August 11, 2020 • Cruzio Internet Equal Access Santa Cruz has a simple goal: to bridge the digital divide and bring true high-speed broadband to every family in the Santa Cruz community, regardless of income level. The project is spearheaded by Cruzio Internet, one of the country’s oldest independent ISPs and a trusted partner inContinue reading “Cruzio Internet, Equal Access Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz County Office of Education”
August 25, 2020 • Cruzio Internet For folks who’ve been displaced and need to connect to the internet, Cruzio has set up several public wifi spots outdoors which you can access in your car or while social distancing. This internet is very fast and it’s free of charge. There’s no password.
April 30, 2020 • Cruzio Internet Cruzio thought we might have less activity during shelter-in-place, but we were wrong. School kids need more internet Children who used to access the internet from their school or library don’t have access there any more. So Cruzio has added a considerable number of donated accounts to our work. We’reContinue reading “Cruzio CEO Message: People Need Way More Internet”
January 7, 2020 • Cruzio Internet Cruzio Wins a Grant On December 5th Cruzio was awarded a $2.45 Million broadband grant from the California Advanced Services Fund to build high-speed fiber optic internet connectivity to seven under-served mobile home parks in the Capitola area.