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

Frontier enhances broadband coverage in eastern Washington, northern Idaho

Frontier Communications has completed the first phase of its network upgrade in eastern Washington and northern Idaho as part of a broader effort to increase broadband speeds in both regions.

IPTV market to grow 14%, says ABI Research

If you're trying to find the next source of pay-TV market growth, look no further than IPTV, one that ABI Research says will grow 14 percent.

Cisco, SK Telecom jump aboard ON.Lab's SDN initiative

Cisco and SK Telecom are the latest companies to take part in the Open Networking Lab's initiative to develop an open operating system for service providers employing software-defined networking (SDN).

Windstream proxy firm recommends voting for reverse stock split, LLC conversion

Windstream is taking another step in realigning its company structure, announcing that it has been advised by proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis & Co. to vote for a 1-for-6 reverse stock split and an amendment to a Windstream subsidiary's charter to allow conversion of the subsidiary to a limited liability company (LLC).

Frontier battles identity theft, fraud with new security service bundle

Frontier Communications' Frontier Secure unit is taking advantage of the 2015 tax season to appeal to consumers with its new Identity Security Bundle, which is designed to help fight identity theft and online fraud.

CenturyLink, IBM target big data, cloud services with software tech project in Louisiana

CenturyLink has established a partnership with IBM and the state of Louisiana to develop a new applications development innovation center in Monroe, La.

Charting emerging wireless technology leaders at Google, Verizon, Apple, Dish and others

Most people are aware of the contributions that CEOs like Tim Cook, Tom Wheeler, Randall Stephenson and John Legere are making to the wireless industry. But contributions of their up-and-coming staff also are driving innovation at their companies, and they will be the driving forces in years to come. Phil Goldstein, editor of FierceWireless, takes a look at seven innovators in this 2015 Emerging stars feature. Read the full report here.

AT&T challenges Google Fiber, Consolidated with 1 Gbps in the Kansas City area

AT&T made it official that Kansas City is the next stop in its ongoing fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) journey, putting it in direct competition with Google Fiber and Consolidated Communications for fiber-based broadband service.

Congress wants to permanently ban taxes on Internet

A group of bipartisan lawmakers moved to make a permanent ban on Internet service taxes.

Level 3, Carousel craft managed UC services pact

Level 3 has made another move to make itself a more valuable asset to business customers by striking a new partnership with communications specialist Carousel Industries where the pair will offer a host of managed and cloud-based services.