Managing Mangkhut

December 7, 2018

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How Telstra kept its network running during 2018's most powerful storm

Telstra owns and operates one of the largest subsea networks in the Asia Pacific, a region rife with natural disasters,fishing and shipping activities. For OTT, wholesale service and cloud providers that run mission-critical applications, cable damage can result in severe service disruption and a loss of business.

In September 2018, parts of Asia were lashed by Typhoon Mangkhut, the most powerful storm recorded in the world that year. This infographic shows how Telstra worked to keep its subsea network up and running to help prevent outages during the typhoon.