Aeryn Davis sits with the Socket Derby Car, which she decorated for this years Derby race.


(COLUMBIA, Mo.) - Socket car competes in annual Mid-Missouri Soap Box Derby meant to engage children and their parents in the community. 

(COLUMBIA, Mo.) - Socket provided fiber internet connection to Room at the Inn for an unexpected extension of their homeless housing services.

Room at the Inn (RATI) is a non-profit, service-based organization that provides housing to the homeless community during the harsh winters of Missouri. They extended their housing season to April 4th as the Spring weather had been unusually cold this year.  

cut internet cord digital divide

The Digital Divide has become more apparent in the last year than it ever has before. Largely due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, when many people were sent to learn and work from home, access to adequate internet became a prevalent issue.