The existence of PI1M enables the rural community to obtain facilities to the same extent as in the city, as PI1M equipped with broadband internet connection speed of at least 4 megabits per second (Mbps) and advanced IT hardware. PI1M provides exposure of ICT technology to the rural community. Thus, it helps them to improve their standard of living by utilizing the advantage of the Internet.
PI1M focused on providing internet access services to local communities in underserved areas. PI1M in Mukim of Linggi developed the first centre in the district of Port Dickson. Total PI1M which has been developed in Negeri Sembilan are 28 centres as of 15 February 2015. MCMC will continue monitoring centres that are under construction to ensure Malaysians in rural areas connected to broadband facilities.
Residents in Mukim of Linggi, Port Dickson are now able to enjoy broadband facilities with the establishment of the 1Malaysia Internet Centres (PI1M) developed by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). PI1M is implemented by MCMC under the Universal Service Provider Program, better known as USP.
The opening ceremony took place on March 15, 2015 and was officially opened by the Chief Minister of Negeri Sembilan, Dato ‘Seri Utama Haji Muhammad bin Haji Hasan. Chief Development Officer MCMC Industry, Dato ‘Mohd Ali Hanafi was also present together with the representatives from Government Departments and MCMC from state and district levels, the communications services company, headmen, JKKK and local communities from Mukimof Linggi