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

Windstream introduces new channel partner pricing tool

Windstream has unveiled its new channel pricing tool, a move that will enable its channel partners to provide direct pricing quotes for its services.

Frontier makes smart home play with Wi-Fi video monitoring service

Frontier Communications has made another step in developing a presence in the emerging smart home market segment with the debut of its new Wi-Fi-based video monitoring service.

Wireline, mobile 3G, LTE broadband traffic drive router growth, says ACG Research

The ongoing consumer adoption of wireline and wireless broadband services like LTE continues to create more opportunities for router and switching vendors.

Illinois asks Gigabit Squared to give back $2M grant

Illinois is the latest state finding itself entangled with Gigabit Squared, a startup focused on providing wireline-based fiber broadband connections to nine communities, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.

BT Openreach turns up 40, 100G wholesale service

Openreach, which operates BT's local access network business, is giving UK-based service providers more wholesale capacity by serving up a 100G-based service specifically for UK-based communications providers.

Verizon, Unisys jointly target state and local government cloud, hosting opportunities

Verizon is pursuing new opportunities to extend its growing set of cloud and hosting services to the state and local government market through a partnership with systems integrator Unisys.

AT&T snags 200-site IP-VPN deal with Hilti

AT&T won a wide-scale IP-based VPN contract with Frankfurt-based construction company Hilti that's designed to enhance the customer's retail sales process.

TELUS appoints Joe Natale as CEO; Entwistle takes on executive chairman role

TELUS is realigning its top management team, promoting Joe Natale, its current chief commercial officer, as its new CEO.

CenturyLink could gain new leverage to expand Seattle broadband

CenturyLink might be gaining the leverage it needs to expand its broadband footprint throughout Seattle if current Mayor Ed Murray is able to ease the telco's ability to place remote terminal (RT) cabinets on sidewalks near residential homes, reports The Seattle Times.

AT&T customer says hacker is threatening family via U-verse set-top box

An AT&T U-verse customer in Indianapolis has been receiving threats through her set-top box from an unknown hacker, reports Indianapolis Fox affiliate Fox 59.