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 may have created a lot of buzz with its 1 Gbps deployments in Austin, Texas, and Charlotte, N.C., but the launch of its 75 Mbps U-verse tier illustrates that it's just as motivated to expand its existing fiber-to-the-node (FTTN) service base.
Sprint MVNO Ting has spent its short life being a purveyor of low-cost wireless services, but all of that changed this week when the service provider announced it would start offering 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services to consumers with a focus on the Charlottesville, Va., market.
Cable operators have come to a crossroad. The growing popularity of online video services continues to erode their bread-and-butter video base, but Wi-Fi has emerged as a new revenue source.
Frontier Communications acknowledges that while there are clearly going to be challenges in meeting the FCC's new requirement to deliver 10 Mbps of broadband service in rural areas under Phase II of the Connect America Fund (CAF), the service provider is confident it can meet the challenge.
Consumer demand for a growing array of third-party over-the-top (OTT) content won't be satisfied by a 3 Mbps connection, says a new U.S. Commerce Department report.
Beehive Broadband, a competitive fiber provider, is donating its Gigabit-based fiber service to Church & State, a nonprofit entrepreneurial resource center located in downtown Salt Lake City.
Ting, a Sprint mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) partner, is building its own 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) by purchasing Charlottesville, Va.-based Blue Ridge InternetWorks (BRI).
Verizon Enterprise Solutions has won a multi-year agreement with Marriot International to deploy its cloud-hosted voice solution that was specifically designed for the hospitality industry.
Telstra has entered into talks to acquire Hong Kong-based submarine cable operator Pacnet in a deal that could be worth up to $1.04 billion, reports the Australian Business Review.
5G wireless may still be an emerging concept, but already European wireless operators, vendors, regulators and standards bodies are building a solution that some say could "fundamentally change society."