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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.
Articles by Sean Buckley
AT&T continues to ramp up its NetBond cloud service capabilities by adding two new elements to its lineup, including a cloud-based firewall service and a new set of SLAs.
Cincinnati Bell has developed a new unit that will focus on the needs of small to medium sized businesses that have unique needs that differ from the larger enterprise customers served by its CBTS division.
Calix is anticipating that the Tier 1 and Tier 2 service providers that have accepted funds from the FCC's CAF-II program have started to see some spending activity amongst its largest customers as they begin network builds to bring broadband to rural areas of their footprints.
Lumos Networks continues to advance it status as a business provider to Virginia's state and local government agencies by gaining authorized vendor status from the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA). This means it can now serve bandwidth to the state's government agencies and help its E-Rate efforts.
Google Fiber is finally providing details about how it will price its 1 Gbps FTTH service in Atlanta, while adding some new elements to its broadband roster.
Comcast has made its intent clear: it's finally going to bring its DOCSIS 3.1-based gigabit broadband services to five cities this year, a move that directly challenges AT&T and Verizon and their FTTH buildout and pricing strategies. How will these ILECs respond?
Windstream isn't opposed to making a transition to IP and fiber, but in the markets where it operates as a CLEC the service provider says it is at a disadvantage in terms of gaining access to existing local network infrastructure.
Bell Canada and IBM have teamed up to provide hybrid cloud services to Canadian businesses by making services available through Bell Business Cloud.
BT may be one of the early providers to go public about G.fast trials for consumers, but its recent lab trial to deliver a Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) cellular network service over copper shows that the technology has other potential uses.
Vyve Broadband, a service provider focused on serving Tier 2 and 3 markets, is bringing 1 Gbps services to customers in northeast Oklahoma, where broadband choices are few and far between.