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

UK ISP Demon reduces latency for gamers

While reducing network latency has become a major trend service providers are following in the financial community, UK-based Demon's new Demon Game Pro service recognizes that gaming traffic deserves

NTELOS names ADTRAN as its GPON broker

NTELOS (Nasdaq: NTLS) is putting its broadband stimulus grant money to work as the West Virginia provider employs ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) for its new GPON-based Fiber to the Home (FTTH) deployment. For

Colt enhances its European low latency routes with Infinera

Colt (Nasdaq: COLT) is buttoning up the latency on its pan-European network by adding Infinera's (Nasdaq: INFN) optical networking system into two of its key routes. With the Infinera systems in

Verizon lures dial-up users with new DSL bundles

If you're one of those dial-up Internet customers that's still not convinced that broadband is too expensive, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) hopes its new bare bones voice/DSL bundles could seduce you to the

AT&T, Connecticut unions hammer out tentative agreement

AT&T (NYSE: T) and the local 1298 branch of the Connecticut Communications Workers of America (CWA) union have finally struck a truce by striking a tentative contract agreement. While AT&T

MBC, Old Dominion University win $10 million broadband stimulus grant

Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative and Old Dominion University's partnership is paying off as the duo won a $10 million broadband stimulus grant to build out an open access fiber network in

CWA dedicated $225,000 to lobbying in Q2

The Communications Workers of America (CWA), the telecom industry's largest union, kept up its lobbying efforts in the second quarter. According to a disclosure, report, the CWA spent $225,000 in the

Belgian Telenet user consumes 2.7 Tb of data in 1 month

While U.S. consumers and broadband service providers spar over usage limits, even if most users never even come close to the caps, one of Belgium's Telenet users does deserve "data hog" title.

Marvell's DS2 purchase continues its powerline technology drive

Marvell Technology Group is ramping up its powerline capabilities by acquiring the intellectual property and related assets of Spain's DS2, a powerline communications vendor that filed for bankruptcy

Verizon ropes in more Time Warner content for FiOS online video users

Soon Verizon (NYSE: VZ) FiOS TV customers will have even more online video content to choose from as the telco has expanded its agreement with Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX). Joining the online lineup,