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
CenturyLink is adding a cloud services estimator to its portfolio, a new feature that will allow its channel partner customers to get a better handle on the cloud service spending that they broker for their business clients.
EarthLink is looking to help its business customers stay ahead of potential security threats with its new Managed Security Monitoring Service.
Windstream believes the ongoing buildout of its long-haul optical network will enable it to further offset the ongoing headwinds it faces in its wholesale and carrier business segments, particularly as more of its wireless carrier customers migrate off of TDM-based circuits to fiber and Ethernet.
TDS Telecom's ongoing buildout of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and bonded VDSL2 broadband into new and existing markets has helped drive up both its broadband and IPTV subscriber bases.
FairPoint Communications is seeing a growing demand for its emerging retail data center business coming from businesses that want to implement a disaster recovery (DR) plan.
Charlie Ergen, Dish Network's chairman and incoming CEO, said that Sony's upcoming over-the-top service is going to have a larger effect on the pay-TV business because it is not an incumbent player.
Level 3 Communications has made an extension to the SAC-1 submarine cable with a new branch to a cable station in Buenaventura on Colombia's Pacific coast near Cali, according to a recent FCC filing.
Zayo is shuffling its top management ranks as it completes its acquisition of Latisys, a move that will help it sharpen its focus on colocation, cloud and optical service opportunities.
Telstra has become the latest service provider to achieve the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for its international Ethernet portfolio, adding new quality and service enhancements to its retail service line for business customers.
Windstream plans to enhance the broadband speeds for customers by deploying fiber deeper into its last mile network, while leveraging VDSL2 and bonding to drive more bandwidth to consumers.