Sean Buckley

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 sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

Windstream's CS&L appoints Wallace to be CFO, treasurer

Windstream's Communications Sales & Leasing (CS&L) has put another executive of its management team in place, naming financial veteran Mark Wallace to be the company's senior VP, CFO and treasurer.

Spain allocates $322M to equip schools with 100 Mbps connections

Spain's ministry of industry is taking a radical approach to solve the connectivity problem for its country's education system by dedicating $332 million to equip all of the country's schools with broadband speeds of up to 100 Mbps.

CenturyLink says 1 Gig has great potential for schools, telecommuters

CenturyLink says that in Utah and other communities where it is deploying its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service, it is gaining strong traction with local school districts and residential users who telecommute for major corporations like eBay and Microsoft.

TV Everywhere is still used by a minority of pay-TV users, says Adobe

​TV Everywhere may be a growing phenomenon in the pay-TV industry, but according to a new study from Adobe, only 12.5 percent of cable, satellite and IPTV customers actually use the service.

Verizon to deploy Alcatel-Lucent's wavelength routing technology on its long-haul network

Verizon is moving to beef up its long-haul network in the United States by deploying Alcatel-Lucent's wavelength routing technology, a move that it says will give it more flexibility to scale its network while automating its ability to seek out network faults.

Comcast Business brings 10G Ethernet to New London County, Connecticut, businesses

Comcast Business is bringing its Gigabit Ethernet services to six communities in New London County, Connecticut, bringing the total number of towns and cities in the state to 66 that have access to its services.

Google Fiber files business paperwork in Colorado, but says it's not a 1 Gbps target

Google Fiber has filed business registration paperwork with Colorado's secretary of state, reports The Denver Post, a sign that it may be looking to shake up Colorado's broadband market dominated by CenturyLink and Comcast.

AT&T lights up 1 Gig service in Cupertino, Calif.

AT&T has named Cupertino, Calif., as the latest destination that will get its emerging 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service U-verse with GigaPower.

CenturyLink plans to equip 505 Utah housing developments with FTTH

CenturyLink may be facing new competition from Google Fiber in Salt Lake City, but the telco has some ambitious plans to expand its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service by bringing it to 505 new multi-unit housing developments this year in Utah.

Kentucky governor Beshear green lights telecom deregulation bill heralded by AT&T

AT&T has won what could be a victory in Kentucky as Gov. Steve Beshear has signed a law that will limit a service provider's obligation to provide POTS service to consumers and businesses.