Jaring, the first Malaysian ISP, winds up


Jaring chief executive officer, Dr. Mohamed Awang-Lah with the Soma Port broadband wireless customer premises equipment which hooks to PCs through USB or LAN cabling and up to two single-line phones for voice-over-IP (VoIP) communications.Jarings wireless broadband service is on schedule for launch in mid-October.

As Malaysia’s pioneering Internet provider goes into liquidation, its first CEO feels a sense of loss.

Anyone old enough to remember the obscenely loud dial-up modems may recall the country’s first Internet provider – Joint Advance Research Integrated Networking, better known as Jaring.

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