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
Cisco has created an $80 million joint venture with Chinese hardware vendor TCL to establish a foothold in the country's cloud services market.
GTA's majority owner, Japan's Advantage Partners, has tapped Citigroup to help it find a buyer for its controlling stake in Guam's incumbent telco, reports Reuters, citing people close to the matter.
Juniper Networks has issued lower Q3 2014 guidance, announcing that it expects revenues of $1.1 to $1.12 billion, down from its previous forecast of $1.15 to $1.2 billion. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company attributes the decline to lower-than-expected service orders from service providers, particularly those in the United States.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hoping to dramatically increase the amount of fiber in his state. To do that, he is asking for $500 million in state funds for the NY Broadband Fund--concurrently, he's asking for matching funds from service providers or other parties that want to expand service in parts of the state.
Cincinnati Bell has jumped into the TV Everywhere fray, serving up the app for its growing Fioptics TV service that it says will allow existing and new customers access to video streaming services throughout their home.
Alcatel-Lucent is giving its service provider and enterprise customers a chance to figure out new potential broadband and cloud-based services by opening a new network center in Tokyo.
Birch Communications, which has been rapidly expanding its portfolio through a series of tuck-in acquisitions, has established new company branding for a new set of product offerings targeting its business customer base.
BT Global Services is enhancing the reach of its flagship Ethernet-based VPN and Internet services across multiple countries, a move that will further boost its competitive stance against front runners like Orange Business Services and other global players.
Whether it's due to exiting a business or improving their balance sheets, companies in the wireless market are making changes that are driving thousands of workers out of their jobs this year.
Some San Francisco city managers see fiber as a key asset for the city, and are considering a proposal that would require workers to install fiber when conducting other road work. Specifically, the proposal would require the city's Department of Technology to install conduit for fiber cable whenever a trench is being dug for electrical or sewer work, reports the San Francisco Examiner.