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
Verizon FiOS has redeemed itself on Netflix's ISP Speed Index, jumping from the No. 10 spot to the top spot with an average speed of 3.17 Mbps.
Level 3 has gotten commitments from its lenders to increase its borrowing power under its secured credit facility through a new $2 billion Tranche B 2022 Term Loan, part of which will finance the cash portion of its acquisition of tw telecom.
AT&T has transitioned all of its U-verse with GigaPower fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) residential and business customers in Austin, Texas, to 1 Gbps speeds, up from the initial 300 Mbps it initially offered.
Google has taken another step to becoming a player in the burgeoning Latin American submarine cable market, announcing it will participate in a consortium that will build a cable linking the United States by the end of 2016.
Sam Bookman, editor of FierceOnlineVideo, analyzes the market forces that prevented Redbox Instant from becoming a success story. Read more
tw telecom, which is in the process of being purchased by Level 3, has added Minneapolis-St.Paul and Phoenix as the two latest stops on its ongoing network expansion effort.
Cisco has created an $80 million joint venture with Chinese hardware vendor TCL to establish a foothold in the country's cloud services market.
GTA's majority owner, Japan's Advantage Partners, has tapped Citigroup to help it find a buyer for its controlling stake in Guam's incumbent telco, reports Reuters, citing people close to the matter.
Juniper Networks has issued lower Q3 2014 guidance, announcing that it expects revenues of $1.1 to $1.12 billion, down from its previous forecast of $1.15 to $1.2 billion. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company attributes the decline to lower-than-expected service orders from service providers, particularly those in the United States.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hoping to dramatically increase the amount of fiber in his state. To do that, he is asking for $500 million in state funds for the NY Broadband Fund--concurrently, he's asking for matching funds from service providers or other parties that want to expand service in parts of the state.