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 sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

Lightower acquires Datacenter101, deepens Midwest data center footprint

Lightower Fiber Networks has acquired Datacenter101, a Columbus, Ohio-based data center provider, giving the company access to an essential connectivity point.

Price of mesh Wi-Fi systems a key barrier to adoption, says research firm

As consumers bring more connected devices into their homes, they will expect their broadband provider to furnish them with a Wi-Fi network solution. By 2021, ABI Research forecasts that over 831 million households will have a residential Wi-Fi network.

CenturyLink enhances cybersecurity bond with state and local government customers via GSA schedule 70 contract

CenturyLink added its Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) product to the company's General Services Administration (GSA) IT Schedule 70 contract, making the service accessible to state and local government agencies.

Consolidated Communications completes CTC acquisition, adds 310 lit fiber buildings to network

Consolidated Communications has wrapped its acquisition of Champaign Telephone Company (CTC), enhancing its on-net building footprint and overall fiber route miles to address additional business and wholesale opportunities.

AT&T, CWA begin negotiations covering 2K internet workers

AT&T and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have begun the negotiation process for a new contract covering 2,000 of the telco's internet workers nationwide.

Have a safe and happy Fourth of July holiday!

I wanted to wish you all a safe and happy Fourth of July holiday. In observance of the holiday, FierceTelecom will not be publishing on Monday, but we'll be back in your inbox with the latest...

Videotron quadruples DOCSIS 3.0 speeds to 940 Mbps with Hybrid Fiber Giga service

Quebec's Videotron is giving users a new higher speed option by launching a 940 Mbps/50 Mbps service option for its customers. Following its initial debut in Laval and continuing across Quebec in the following months, the new service is competitively priced at $108.14 per month ($149.95 CAD).

AT&T accuses Verizon of special access doublespeak, says proposal contradicts telco's pro-investment stance

AT&T is taking another swipe at Verizon's joint business data services (BDS) proposal with Incompas, accusing its fellow Northeast telco brother of doublespeak.

Google Fiber needs to include low-income families in buildout strategy, says Nashville pastor

Google Fiber may have set Nashville, Tennessee as one of its FTTH destinations, but a group of local pastors are worried that the service provider will leave out lower-income families out of their deployment strategy.

Frontier backs AT&T's Louisville, Ky. pole access lawsuit blocking Google Fiber

Frontier may not have any presence in the Louisville, Kentucky market, but the telco is pledging its support for an AT&T lawsuit that's seeking to block an ordinance that would give Google Fiber a streamlined utility pole process.