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
Hawaiian Telcom (Nasdaq: HCOM
), the tenth largest ILEC by revenue in the United States, is upping the ante of its broadband service by deploying Calix's (NYSE: CALX
) Unified Access portfolio. The
FierceTelecom and its wireline sister publications FierceCable, FierceEnterpriseCommunications, FierceIPTV and FierceOnlineVideo will provide online coverage of this week's Consumer Electronics Show
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL
) has made it official that it's going to extend its Prism IPTV service into the former Qwest territory with plans to bring it into one or two markets this year.
Unfazed by criticism from Internet industry members and law enforcement agencies, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is going forward with its initiative to expand the
Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom (NYSE: CHT
) believes that one way it will be able to achieve its goals to up revenue and earnings in 2012 is through its investment in the new Asia-Pacific Gateway (APG)
SureWest's (Nasdaq: SURW
) TV subscribers may be resting a bit easier as the telco negotiated a new contract with local TV broadcast stations that have increased the price of their monthly license
Verizon (NYSE: VZ
) is adding more local content flavor to its FiOS service in New York's capital region: It will soon begin carrying some Siena College, University at Albany and Syracuse University
Cable STBs make big splash in Asia: Strong demand for digital cable set top boxes in Asia drove growth in the cable STB market segment in 2011, reports In-Stat. However, in North America the picture
TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS
), like many traditional wireline ILECs, has had to face up to the fact that they'll need new revenue sources like IPTV to offset ongoing wireline voice revenue declines.
The FCC's revised Universal Service Fund (USF) program continues to draw fire from rural telco organizations that believe it could be detrimental to the companies they represent. Three