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
Telus is enhancing its movement into the cloud services segment by offering its Canadian business customers two new cloud-based services focused on contact center and collaboration applications.
Lightower Fiber has completed the 1,100-mile expansion of its fiber network throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C., metro region, deepening its presence in the Mid-Atlantic area.
Comcast Business is taking advantage of the growing cloud services trend by launching a new program that it says can provide a more efficient means for businesses to access their cloud services.
TDS Telecom is extending its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) Internet product to Monroe, Wis., the latest town in its home state to get the new service.
Consolidated Communications (CCI) has finally responded to Google Fiber's fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) call in Kansas City, Mo., with its own 1 Gbps Internet package for residential customers.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has put forth a proposal to increase the e-rate program funding cap to $3.9 billion in order to drive more fiber and Wi-Fi connections, particularly in rural and less affluent areas of the United States.
CenturyLink has asked the FCC for permission to conduct its own TDM-to-IP trials with a particular focus on business customers replacing their traditional POTS voice services with VoIP. The service provider expects the proposed trial in Las Vegas to last approximately six months in 12 wire centers.
Pay-TV operators had a tough third-quarter period, losing nearly 150,000 subscribers during the period, according to a new Leichtman Research Group (LRG) report.
BT has dismissed rumors that it has plans to sell or spin off its Global Services subsidiary despite a call by its shareholders to offload it.
MTS Allstream has named Jay Forbes as its new CEO and member of its board of directors, replacing Pierre Blouin, who is retiring from the company at the end of the year.