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 sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

Colt gets into 100 GbE market

Colt on Tuesday began offering a new 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) service to its business customer base, leveraging Infinera's DTN platform on its long-distance network.

Netflix faces new challengers in the OTT game

Netflix may have captured the hearts and minds of the online video viewing public, but it is now facing heat from a group of competitors that in some cases are improving the customer experience. Mariko Hewer details providers who are dialing up the pressure.

BCE, Astral submit new merger proposal to CRTC

Bell Canada Enterprises, the parent company of Bell Canada, and broadcaster Astral Media on Monday submitted a revised merger proposal to the CRTC.

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).