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September 14, 2022

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Socket announces expansion of residential fiber optic internet network in Rolla

(ROLLA, MO) – Socket, a longtime internet provider in Rolla, is expanding its fiber optic internet
service to residential homes across the city. Socket announced the expansion today at a ribboncutting
and media event at the Rolla Chamber of Commerce.

Socket has been providing internet services to the Rolla market for more than 25 years. For the
last two years, Socket has built and operated a fiber optic network to service businesses
throughout Rolla. With Socket’s business success and the demand for symmetrical fiber based
high speed internet for the home, Socket will begin constructing its fiber optic network to cover
the entire city.

“At Socket, we are unusual – we bring unusually good internet and unusually good service to
our customers. Socket is proud to be a Missouri-based telecommunications provider and we
plan on bringing state-of-the-art technology and friendly, local support to as many homes and
businesses as possible,” said Socket President and COO Carson Coffman. “Socket is committed
to our investment in constructing critical internet infrastructure in Rolla. Our fiber network will
allow customers to enjoy reliable and fast internet so they can successfully work, go to school,
and even visit with doctors via telemedicine appointments.”

Construction on the fiber lines began in 2020 for Rolla businesses, which will gradually expand
until the entire city has access to high-speed fiber internet.

Founded in 1994, Socket is a Missouri-based telephone and internet service provider.
Socket’s customers enjoy simple billing and quick, friendly service. Residents can visit
www.socket.net/fiberhood to preorder service, express interest, or get more information
about Socket’s unusually good internet and unusually great service.


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