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
Frontier has introduced its E-PATH service, giving its wholesale Ethernet customers a new regional external network-to-network interconnection (E-NNI) option to connect their off-net business customer locations.
Rogers Communications is laying out a new competitive threat to Bell Canada, announcing plans to deliver its Ignite Gigabit Internet to 4 million homes by the end of next year.
Verizon is facing a call from 14 city mayors on the East Coast to expand its FiOS FTTH network into more areas that have limited access to high speed services.
A group of new technologies and services, including DSTAC, CableCard and pay-TV apps are set to challenge the cable industry's long-standing hold on the $20 billion set-top box market.
Charter Communications' proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable could be facing a new catch in New York State as regulators have suggested that the cable MSO should build out 1 Gbps-capable last mile networks.
AT&T continues to lower the prices of its 1 Gbps GigaPower service, particularly in markets where Google Fiber has established a presence.
Telus plans to invest $762 million over the next five years to connect the majority of the city's homes and businesses to its fiber-to-the-premises network.
Frontier has reached union labor agreements with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers AFL-CIO in California and Florida, allowing it to move forward with its $10.5 billion acquisition of Verizon's wireline assets in California, Florida and Texas that's expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016.
COMPTEL and NTCA said in separate FCC filings that the regulator should work to alleviate service providers from the burden of having to verify Lifeline service recipients.
Cablevision and Verizon have settled lawsuits over an advertising battle in which each service provider criticized the actual speed of each other's Internet service offerings.