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
TeliaSonera International Carrier's ongoing drive into the North American market has enabled it to increase its overall reach to 40 percent.
Ting, the Sprint MVNO that's building its own 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network in Charlottesville, Va., says it will offer symmetrical gigabit service this month to residential customers for $89 a month. It will also offer a basic service with uploads and downloads at 5 megabits per second for $19 a month.
Level 3 has signed a new bilateral IP interconnection network agreement with AT&T, one of the latest pacts the competitive provider has made with a Tier 1 U.S. telco.
Electric Lightwave serves up dark fiber alternative service for business, content provider customers
Electric Lightwave, Integra's wholesale and large business services arm, is serving up a new 100G managed optical Spectrum service that it says will serve as an alternative to a wholly-owned dark fiber solution.
Alaska Communications and Quintillion Holdings, a regional service provider, are purchasing a fiber network from ConocoPhillips that they say will enable them to target business service opportunities in the region's growing oil and gas industry.
Comcast isn't wasting any time responding to AT&T's recent move to bring services to the Chicago region, announcing that it will offer its 2 Gbps service to more than 2.4 million customers throughout several markets in the region this month.
Now that the INTX show has come to a close, FierceCable has compiled an anecdotal tour of what editors saw on the show floor in Chicago.
Consolidated Communications says that while it's still very early days with its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service rollout in Kansas City, the service is resonating with eligible users and it expects to see take rates continue to ramp throughout the rest of the year.
Cincinnati Bell's strategy to become a fiber-based broadband company continued to bear fruit in the first quarter as the service provider passed an additional 22,600 addresses with its Fioptics fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service.
Alcatel-Lucent reported that it saw first-quarter access unit revenues rise 13 percent year-over-year to $2 billion.