Instagram Reels dominates beauty purchases in India Moreover, critical sections of the country’s public transport system were rendered inoperable. The outage also led to the failure of hundreds of emergency calls intended for police, ambulances, and firefighters. Following her appearance last week in a parliamentary inquiry investigating the outage, Bayer Rosmarin faced escalating pressure to quit her position.
Also Read: ‘Shell Mobility will focus on both legacy auto fuels, EVs’ The inquiry highlighted that Optus, a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications, lacked a specific contingency plan to address a comprehensive network breakdown. Additionally, Bayer Rosmarin evaded queries about her future during the probe. Her departure marks a significant development in the aftermath of the recent network failure, underscoring the mounting challenges faced by the telecommunications giant in managing and preparing for such crises.
Also Read: Govt explores steps to boost affordable NBFC loans Notably, this time's outage isn't the first blunder under Bayer Rosmarin's leadership. Earlier in September, Optus suffered a cyberattack that potentially exposed customers’ personal, identifiable information, as per a Wall Street Journal report. The company had then said it had shut down the attack and was working with authorities to investigate the matter.
“While not everyone may be affected and our investigation is not yet complete, we want all of our customers to be aware of what has happened as soon as possible so that they can increase their vigilance. We are very sorry and understand customers will be concerned," Bayer Rosmarin said in a statement. Also Read: Stakeboat's second fund eyes control-oriented deals, scaled up firms Optus. Read more on livemint.com