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

Are consumers willing to put up with OTT video advertising?

If there's one universal truth about video consumers in this new broadband age, they like to have lots of over the top content to access and view when they want it. Of course, the question for traditional pay TV providers is how can they make money off of OTT video through advertising?

Calix to acquire Ericsson's GPON assets, signs reseller agreement

Calix on Wednesday signed a deal to acquire Ericsson's fiber access assets, including the EDA 1500 GPON Optical Line Terminal (ONT) and complementary optical network terminal (ONT) portfolios.

AT&T unveils personalized 911 service

AT&T on Tuesday unveiled a new 911 service that enables any person to create their own online profile. The service debuted during this week's APCO International Conference and Expo in Minneapolis.

IEEE begins developing Tbps Ethernet standard

IEEE on Monday announced it has formed the IEEE 802.3 Industry Connections Higher Speed Ethernet Consensus group with the goal of building a new Terabit Ethernet standard.

FairPoint extends DSL broadband to 14 more New Hampshire towns

FairPoint on Wednesday hatched a plan to expand broadband availability in 14 towns in New Hampshire, a move that will bring service to about 1,845 homes and businesses.

FiberMedia gets SSAE 16 certification

FiberMedia, a New Jersey-based data center provider, on Wednesday received the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16 certification.

NTT ups capacity on its Asia-Oceania backbone to 500 Gbps

NTT Communications on Tuesday announced it has increased the data transmission capacity of its Global IP network linking Asia and Oceania regions to 500 Gbps.

Pay-TV providers face new threats, opportunities from smart TVs

Traditional pay-TV providers face two new threats to their livelihood: the smart TV and changing viewer habits of consuming and accessing content.

Time Warner Cable Business wins Empire State Building fiber contract

Time Warner Cable Business Class, the cable MSO's business unit, on Monday secured a deal to provide fiber-based services to the Empire State Building in New York City.

Level 3 brings CDN services to Latin America

Level 3 Communications on Tuesday began offering its Content Delivery Services (CDN) services to the Latin American market.