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
Robert Reich, CFO of Hawaiian Telcom, told investors that providing IPTV and 25 Mbps broadband speeds will enable it to take a big chunk of market share from Oceanic Time Warner Cable.
Zayo has enhanced its data center footprint with an additional 15,000 square feet by acquiring Austin-based data center provider Core NAP for an undisclosed sum. The purchase increases Zayo's total data centers to 21.
Verizon Communications is continuing its "going green" environmental journey by installing Bloom Energy fuel cell systems at three facilities in California.
Savvis, CenturyLink's data center and cloud provider subsidiary, is giving customers that have operations in the Asia Pacific region access to its Cloud Application Database service, one that enables businesses to quickly get access to an operational database or disaster recovery solution.
tw telecom has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for four of its Ethernet service sets. The carrier is also the first provider to certify its wholesale and retail E-Access Ethernet Private Line and Ethernet Virtual Private Line.
Jeff Weber, president of content and ad sales at AT&T, recently told investors that its U-verse division doesn't want to pay for sports content that its subscribers don't care about.
SFR is giving eligible fiber to the premises consumers in its serving region the option to upgrade from 100 Mbps to 300/50 Mbps. The service provider said that the new 300 Mbps option will be available to 90 percent of its FTTP consumers.
Masergy, a competitive global provider, is expanding its network presence in Latin America by adding new points of presence in Mexico City and Sao Paulo, a move it says will help it respond to growing demand for services in the region.
Ethernet over MPLS may have surpassed legacy Frame Relay and ATM as a more flexible networking technology, but according to TeleGeography's Ethernet Pricing Service, pricing between countries remains inconsistent.
Bell Canada Enterprises has extended the deadline to complete its $3.4 billion acquisition of Astral Media to July 31 as it awaits final regulatory approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.