Sean Buckley

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 Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

ION, SLIC get $5.8M to drive broadband further into rural New York

The Empire State Development (ESD) authority, New York's main economic agency, on Tuesday doled out $5.8 million to fund three middle mile fiber network projects aimed at extending broadband to unserved and underserved areas in the state.

Bristol, Tenn. utility selects Alcatel-Lucent for its GPON network

BTES, a municipally-owned electric utility, on Monday became the latest utility to jump on the Gbps-based FTTH bandwagon, offering 1 Gbps services to all of its residential and business electric customers.

Wind Italy, Vodafone sign wholesale FTTH agreements with Metroweb

Wind Italy and Vodafone Italy on Monday signed separate wholesale service agreements with Metroweb in which they will leverage its Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network in Milan to provide broadband services to consumers and businesses.

Windstream targets cloud, business services with McLean, Va., data center

Windstream Hosted Solutions on Monday opened a new Mid-Atlantic data center in McLean, Va., enabling it to respond to new cloud and managed services opportunities.

Counting down the top 10 connected TV interfaces

Whether it is ditching a gaming console (i.e., Xbox 360 or Wii) or discontinuing use of a Blu-ray player, consumers that are considering cutting the traditional TV cords for an online video option have plenty of choices to make that switch a reality.

Time Warner Cable ups its cloud ante with $82M Charlotte data center

Time Warner Cable on Friday opened up its National Data Center East on its Charlotte, N.C. campus, targeting residential services and cloud services for business clients.

Brazil's Oi says it's interested in purchasing GVT

Brazil-based telco Oi on Friday said it is one of the suitors interested in purchasing competitive telco Global Village Telecom (GVT).

Cloud-based UC gets the attention of larger enterprises

Cloud-based unified communications, or UCaaS, has become the latest fashion craze in the cloud services market. Initially, UCaaS was an attractive option for SMBs. But now, it's getting the attention of larger multisite enterprises that see value in deploying services via the cloud versus investing in infrastructure and equipment.

Australia's Internode serves up quad-play bundle

Internode, an Australian competitive service provider that now operates as a subsidiary of iiNet, on Monday debuted three new quad-play service bundles offering consumers broadband, IPTV, wireless, and PSTN service for AUS 99 (USD 103) a month.

AT&T adds U-T San Diego to its U-verse TV channel lineup

AT&T on Friday added the U-T San Diego local sports channel to its U-verse TV line up, illustrating the desire that consumers have for local content.