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
CenturyLink enhances cybersecurity bond with state and local government customers via GSA schedule 70 contract
CenturyLink added its Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) product to the company's General Services Administration (GSA) IT Schedule 70 contract, making the service accessible to state and local government agencies.
Consolidated Communications has wrapped its acquisition of Champaign Telephone Company (CTC), enhancing its on-net building footprint and overall fiber route miles to address additional business and wholesale opportunities.
AT&T and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have begun the negotiation process for a new contract covering 2,000 of the telco's internet workers nationwide.
Quebec's Videotron is giving users a new higher speed option by launching a 940 Mbps/50 Mbps service option for its customers. Following its initial debut in Laval and continuing across Quebec in the following months, the new service is competitively priced at $108.14 per month ($149.95 CAD).
AT&T accuses Verizon of special access doublespeak, says proposal contradicts telco's pro-investment stance
AT&T is taking another swipe at Verizon's joint business data services (BDS) proposal with Incompas, accusing its fellow Northeast telco brother of doublespeak.
Google Fiber may have set Nashville, Tennessee as one of its FTTH destinations, but a group of local pastors are worried that the service provider will leave out lower-income families out of their deployment strategy.
Frontier may not have any presence in the Louisville, Kentucky market, but the telco is pledging its support for an AT&T lawsuit that's seeking to block an ordinance that would give Google Fiber a streamlined utility pole process.
With only 17 percent of service provider respondents to the IHS IMS study saying they are running IMS networks in a NFV environment, this concept is still relatively new. But the ability to scale services up and down quickly and operational efficiencies, the research firm revealed that respondent use of IMS in NFV environments will grow to 78 percent by 2018.
Level 3: Verizon/Incompas proposal will help the FCC establish a sound business data services regulatory regime
Level 3 has put its support behind the joint proposal made by Verizon and Incompas to reform the business data services (BDS) regulatory regime.