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

CenturyLink enhances its Prism IPTV offering with Microsoft Mediaroom

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) isn't content to be just another me-too video service provider, so it's added a number of new features that enable users to interact with its IPTV service. Among the new

TDS invites construction companies to make bids for Colo. broadband project

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS), gearing up for its broadband stimulus build in Colorado, gave 10 construction contractors details on the project at a pre-bid meeting last Wednesday. Image source:

Australia's Internode targets greenfield FTTH opportunities

Internode, a competitive telco that's in the process of being purchased by iiNet, is targeting 20 new real estate developments in Australia with a series of new Fiber to the Home (FTTH) tariffs. The

Canada's capacity-based wholesale billing regulations go into effect Wed.

Canada's telecom regulator, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), will officially implement its new capacity-based wholesale billing measure for the country's

Time Warner Cable tries to lure DOCSIS 3 users with free VoIP

Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) has taken another tack in its New York market to entice more users to sign up for its 50 Mbps DOCSIS 3 speed tier by offering one year of free VoIP service. The new

Dell'Oro: Data center builds will drive Ethernet switch revenue to $28B

As the top three U.S. service providers--AT&T (NYSE: T), CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ)--and their large enterprise clients ramp up their respective data center footprints to

BT targets MDUs in its latest FTTP trial

BT (NYSE: BT) Openreach has made MDUs, particularly apartment complexes, the latest focus of its ongoing Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) buildout plan. Targeting areas located in the path of its

AT&T names Fujitsu to its metro, long-haul optical domain list

AT&T (NYSE: T) has added Fujitsu as one of its optical and transport network vendors on its Domain Supplier, or preferred suppliers, list. Although financial terms of the agreement are still

Georgia legislators propose bill to curtail community broadband

Georgia is the latest state to become engaged in a community broadband fight with the introduction of SB 313, the Broadband Investment Equity Act. Last week, SB 313, the Broadband Investment Equity

CRTC appoints Bell Canada, Rogers veteran Leonard Katz as interim chairman

Canada's CRTC has named current vice-chairman Leonard Katz as its interim chairman, replacing Konrad von Finckenstein, whose term ended this Wednesday. Katz The CRTC, as reported in