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May 22, 2024

Press Release – For immediate release

Surf Internet Recognized as Best Internet Provider and Best Telecommunications Firm in Michiana

ELKHART, Ind. (May 22, 2024) – Surf Internet®, a leading provider of fiber-optic internet in the Great Lakes region, has been honored with two prestigious awards from Northwest Indiana Business Magazine’s 2024 Best of Business Awards. Surf Internet was named the Best Internet Provider and Best Telecommunications Firm in the Michiana region.

Surf Internet CEO Gene Crusie expressed his pride in the company’s achievements, stating, “Being recognized as the best in both categories is a testament to our team’s hard work and commitment. We are dedicated to providing top-notch service and maintaining a culture of excellence, and these awards validate our efforts. We will continue to strive to be the best partner for our customers and communities.”

The Best of Business Awards are based on the votes of the magazine’s readers, who selected the top businesses in various categories across the Northwest Indiana and Michiana regions. This year’s 19th annual survey saw participation from a wide array of local businesses, celebrating those who excel in customer service, community engagement, and business innovation.

Surf’s Chief Human Resources Officer Kord Kozma added, “These awards reflect the strong connection we have with the communities we serve. Our local presence and commitment to customer care are key factors in our success. We are honored to receive these accolades and will continue to focus on delivering exceptional service and fostering a supportive work environment.”

Northwest Indiana Business Magazine, established in 1991, will feature the winners in the June-July issue. The magazine aims to spotlight local business success and economic vitality and offers in-depth coverage of the region’s business community. For more information on the Best of Business Awards and the full list of winners, visit

About Surf Internet
Surf Internet is an innovative fiber-optic internet company that serves as the essential gateway to connectivity across the Great Lakes Region of Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. The company is building a bridge to the wide open future by delivering high-speed, reliable internet to homes and businesses in underserved, rural communities. Surf’s 250-plus-person team is local, giving them an edge when it comes to customer care and advocacy for the region. Headquartered in Elkhart, Ind., Surf also has offices in La Porte, Ind., Byron Center and Fowlerville, Mich., and Coal City and Rock Falls, Ill. Learn more at