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
ADTRAN reported that revenues were $176 million, up year-over-year from $162 million in the second quarter of 2013 due to an uptick in broadband and carrier sales, particularly in the international arena.
While Internet pundits continue to measure the large amount of Internet traffic the World Cup created, none of that traffic would have been possible without a robust fiber-based network foundation.
Comcast Business is enabling Supercuts to improve its operational efficiencies and its interaction with customers in 33 locations in southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey with a set of business Internet, voice and video services.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is taking on waste, fraud and abuse in the FCC's funding programs by creating a Universal Service Fund (USF) "Strike Force."
Bell Aliant has set Quebec as the next target for its FibreOP service, announcing that it is investing $70 million to extend the reach of its fiber to the home (FTTH) network to 125,000 premises in seven Quebec communities.
Exatel, a Poland-based service provider, has begun offering a global VPN service to its large enterprise customers via an agreement with Verizon Global Wholesale.
Verizon may have moved to resolve network congestion issues that impact the quality of experience for its FiOS users that access Netflix's service, but the service provider instead dropped two places in Netflix's monthly speed index.
Online video providers will soon have to abide by a new FCC rule to caption online video clips. The new measure is an extension of a 2012 captioning requirement that applied to long-form videos posted online, such as television shows and movies.
FairPoint Communications continues to make progress with its northern New England broadband expansion plan by extending broadband service to 890 homes and businesses in 10 towns in its Vermont territory.
Equinix is giving Washington, D.C., businesses another option to get Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute by offering the service out of its Washington, D.C., Cloud Exchange facility.