With the large number of drive-throughs and our proximity to the Interstate, it's only natural that Clark Lane gets hit a little hard with litter.

However, with the help of our volunteers, it's definitely looking a lot nicer!

Socket employees worked together to pick up over 14 bags worth of trash from the side of the road, as part of the City of Columbia's Adopt-A-Spot program.

Afterwards, we treated them to some cold beers and hot wings - the least we could do after working in 90 degree weather!

You may already know what Socket Fiber is, but may not understand exactly how it works. Basically, it's all about feeding data through tiny pieces of glass near the speed of light. But, where did the idea come from?

Fiber Began in 1854

Fiber technology dates back to 1854, when Irish physicist John Tyndall found that a stream of water could bend a light signal. I