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 email@example.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.
Articles by Sean Buckley
As ABC debuts its ABC Now video app that lets cable viewers in New York and Philadelphia watch live programming on their iPad, the next logical step would be deliver hyper-targeted ads to these users.
Alpehus Communications is giving service provider and enterprise customers that need access to Mexico an additional connectivity option via a new Network to Network Interface (NNI) agreement with Monterey, Mexico-based Marcatel.
Only two days before the debut of its service in Boston, Aereo said on Monday that it is no longer going to give customers the option of paying $1 for a daily pass or $80 for an annual service subscription.
The FCC wants to conduct trials related to the telecom industry's transition to all-IP networks, a proposal that is getting a mixed response from traditional telcos and industry groups.
Comcast and Verizon continue to be the VoIP providers of choice for businesses, according to Infonetics' annual North America Business VoIP Service Leadership Scorecard.
DukeNet Communications, a regional fiber-centric provider, has completed its core network upgrade to 100G, enabling it to deliver both 40G and 100G wavelength services to carrier and enterprise customers throughout its service area.
Telus reported that while first-quarter 2013 external wireline revenues rose CAD 36 million (USD 35.6 million) or 2.9 percent year-over-year to CAD 1.8 billion (USD 1.78 billion) due to an uptick in data service revenue, those results were partially offset by expected declines in legacy consumer and business voice revenues.
AT&T and the Communications Workers of America District 1 have established a tentative four-year union agreement covering about 3,000 wireline employees in Connecticut.
MTS Allstream reported in Q1 2013 that broadband and converged IP revenues rose 3.2 percent year-over-year to CAD 54.2 million (USD 53.5 million) due to strong IPTV and broadband revenue gains.
Verizon will offer only wireless-based services in remote areas such as Fire Island, N.Y., and parts of New Jersey, plans that are drawing fire from the CWA and IBEW unions as well as local residents. The move is part of the carrier's plan to do away with its copper network in areas of the Northeast ravaged by Hurricane Sandy.