Columbia, Mo.—One in five Missouri households can't get high-speed Internet service, according to a recent study conducted by the Missouri Public Service Commission. This doesn't mean those families aren't using the Internet, however, as most of them go online using dial-up Internet connections.

While it's true dial-up is slower than its broadband counterparts, the myth that new and emerging technological advancements are out of reach for dial-up users is simply not true.

Many businesses struggle to find an efficient way to communicate with co-workers and customers in other locations. The right solution depends on the distance, as well as the nature, frequency and cost of the communication. Some options to consider include:

Socket proudly announces the opening of our new corporate headquarters! Our new location can be found in Columbia, Missouri, at 2703 Clark Lane, just west of the I-70 and Hwy 63 interchange.

Socket has grown and expanded since we first opened our doors in 1994. Growth in our business services—especially the addition of local and long distance telephone—has resulted in the need for more dedicated people and more space.