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
West Virginia might have to return $2.5 million in broadband stimulus funds if competitive provider Citynet can't convince the NTIA to approve its middle mile fiber project. The project is also under fire from Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America.
CenturyLink will soon be able to give its public sector customers greater power to resolve network issues by signing an agreement to sell Uplogix's remote network management solution.
Duetsche Telekom's T-Systems IT division will lay off about 7.5 percent, or 4,000 employees, according to Reuters, which cited an unnamed source.
Akamai is adding more power to its growing cloud and network security services portfolio by reaching a deal to acquire Prolexic, a cloud-based distributed denial of service mitigation provider, for about $370 million in cash.
Jajah, Telefonica's U.S.-based VoIP subsidiary, will officially stop offering services at the end of January and is no longer accepting new subscribers.
TDS Telecom is putting broadband into more rural customer's hands by completing part of its ARRA-funded broadband Internet project in Paonia, Colo.
Vivendi has made it official that it will separate its telecom unit from its growing media and content activities and has named Vincent Bollore as its new chairman.
On behalf of the FierceTelecom staff I would like to wish you a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday. We'll back in your inbox on Monday with the latest news in the wireline segment of the telecom industry.
As retailers gear up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, online video providers are getting in on the action with a series of new marketing campaigns to lure more viewers or to buy their online video wares.
The global IP router and switching market may have suffered a near-term setback as revenues dropped 10 percent sequentially, but vendors are expected to see improvement in the upcoming fourth quarter, according to Infonetics Research.