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
FairPoint Communications (FRCMQ.PK
) has made even more headway out of the Chapter 11 waters
as Maine's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) voted 2-1 to approve its Chapter 11 reorganization plan. The
If you haven't noticed lately, there's been no shortage of rumors that four regional fiber network providers are rumored to be for sale. For anyone that can remember back to the late 1990s .com
Three FCC commissioners found themselves on the Congressional hot seat yesterday as lawmakers pressed them about their net neutrality proposals and shifting the focus of the Universal Service Fund
Joseph Nacchio, the disgraced former CEO of Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q
), won't be going home anytime soon as a Denver, Colo. judge refused to cut his insider trading prison sentence. U.S. District
Just as U.S. Congressional leaders spar with the FCC over its net neutrality proposal, the UK's telecom regulator is also considering similar regulations for its country's broadband providers.
Verizon is pulling out all the stops lately to prove the viability of FiOS. Following its recent move to end long-term service contracts
, Verizon has completed its second trial of XG-PON where it
XO (OTC BB: XOHO.OB
) has decided to help its customers transform their Ethernet LANs into Ethernet WANs with the nationwide launch of its Ethernet Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS). Multi-location
100 Gbps optical technology on its optical core transmission networks in Europe, Verizon (NYSE:VZ
) now wants to see how 100 GigE could fit into its Metro Ethernet network. Verizon did
Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) is wasting no time getting its network implementation in order by naming Alcatel-Lucent as one of its key network equipment suppliers. This deal comes
While Ethernet has not only proven itself as an accepted data service and protocol for business customers, it is finding utility in two new market segments: Ethernet exchanges and wireless backhaul.