Biography for Sean Buckley
Sean Buckley is the senior editor of FierceTelecom. He joined the FierceTelecom staff in July 2009 and is responsible for covering news and trends in the wireline section of the telecom industry. Before joining the FierceTelecom staff, Sean most recently served as the Editor-in-Chief for Telecom Engine from 2006 to 2009 overseeing both the former print publication Telecommunications Magazine Americas and its transition to a web-based publication. Sean returned to Telecommunications in July 2006 after a brief one-year stint covering the public sector IT and mobile network infrastructure trends as a senior analyst at Current Analysis. In addition to writing about wireline industry trends, Sean enjoys playing with his two sons, reading history books, watching the Celtics, and listening to Grateful Dead concerts on Sirius Satellite Radio. Sean works out of his home office Dracut, Mass., and can be reached at email@example.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.
Articles by Sean Buckley
A top Frontier Communications executive revealed it is moving ahead with its trial of over-the-top video with its partner TiVo as a way to appeal to users who are not interested in traditional linear television services.
Alcatel-Lucent has introduced a new solution that it says will help service providers, particularly those with large PSTN networks, migrate to an all-IP network infrastructure.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has announced a number of new proposals that he says will restructure and modernize the regulator's $1.7 billion Lifeline voice service program by redirecting funds to extend broadband to lower income residents.
NTS Communications has completed the buildout of a new Gigabit fiber network in Lubbock, Texas, enabling it to provide service to local business customers in serviceable areas, including the city's downtown business district.
With Nokia's recent move to acquire Alcatel-Lucent in full play, Ericsson is now looking at its own purchase options, which, reports say, potentially could include Juniper or Ciena.
TDS Telecom may not be the largest telco, but its ongoing buildout of 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service in Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets is helping raise is its overall broadband service provider profile.
While service providers are still moving ahead with their packet-optical transport systems (P-OTS) plans for this year and next, a new Infonetics survey reveals that interest dropped a bit.
Charter Communications made it official this week that it's going forward with its $56.7 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and its $10.4 billion purchase of Bright House Networks, a three-way deal that will make Charter a bigger threat to ILECs and CLECs in the business market segment.
ECI is keen on helping its Tier 1 service provider customers migrate to software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV), but it is advocating an evolutionary approach.
8x8 has signed an agreement to acquire privately held UK-based DXI for $25.3 million, a deal that will enhance its contact center capabilities.