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
Even during challenging economic times, tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC
) reported revenue rose 6.8 percent in the second quarter of 2011, a factor that's been recognized by Standard & Poor's Ratings
Managed security heats up: Despite the threat of another worldwide recession, the desire for cloud-based managed security and Software as a Service (SaaS) continues to rise. In its Managed Security
Verizon (NYSE: VZ
) continues to pump more effort into its international growth initiatives, and the completion of its fiber network expansion project in Singapore is a clear indication of that trend.
Free Press, an Internet public interest group, has filed a lawsuit challenging the FCC's net neutrality rules that will go into effect on Nov. 23.
Filed in the First Circuit Court of
HomePNA Alliance, the industry group that's responsible for evangelizing a specification that enables service providers to use a home's existing wiring to distribute broadband data and video, has
As Time Warner Cable's (NYSE: TWC
) video service revenue continues to dwindle, the cable MSO has been changing its focus to get more of the subscriber's broadband dollar by upgrading their cable
CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL
) new subsidiary Qwest Corp. plans to sell $950 million in 6.75 percent notes that are due in December 2021. Priced at 98.181 percent of par with a coupon of 6.75 percent, the
Calix (NYSE: CALX
) may have ridden a strong wave of broadband stimulus project wins in recent quarters, but that party might end when they report their Q3 2011 earnings later in October. The
Google (Nasdaq: GOOG
) believes that if the U.S. and other countries want broadband rollouts to flourish, their respective governments will have to adopt a regulatory regime that encourages growth.
A number of U.S.-based incumbent telcos, cable operators and vendors, including the likes of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL
), Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA
) and Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO
), are thinking about bringing