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

Equinix to open new Dallas-Ft. Worth area data center

Equinix is going to open a new international business exchange (IBX) data center in Dallas, allowing it to support growing demand for interconnection services in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metropolitan area, one of its densest markets.

Acquiring Netflix: Analysts discuss Apple, Comcast and Google as potential suitors

Netflix may be holding fast to retaining its independent company status, but that's not preventing analysts from speculating that it could be an acquisition target for a host of content and cable providers.

Google Fiber should not be ignored as an experiment, says analyst firm

Google Fiber's 1 Gbps service may be only available in a small amount of markets, but a new Bernstein Research study said that large telcos like AT&T and CenturyLink should see the Internet giant's FTTH initiative as a credible threat.

AT&T to begin CORD field trials in wireline network in 2016, expand virtual services

AT&T says that it is moving ahead with efforts to virtualize last mile functions related to its FTTH buildouts centered around the Central Office Re-architected as Data Center (CORD) concept.

Comcast Business expands Minn. network to serve 700 more Twin Cities businesses

Comcast Business is investing $3.1 million to expand its Minnesota fiber network in the Twin Cities area, extending services to 700 additional business customers.

TDS closes in on 2015 FTTH goals with 1 Gig launch in Tipton, Ind.

TDS Telecom said it is on track to launch in Tipton, Ind., with 1 Gbps Internet and IPTV service market in November, moving it closer to reaching its goal to equip seven new markets this year.

Frontier plans to introduce wholesale Ethernet private line, expand off-net capabilities

Frontier Communications is looking to enhance its wholesale Ethernet portfolio further with an Ethernet Private Line and new off-net offerings in the next phase of its service expansion effort.

Nokia taps Guillen to head up wireline network division after Alcatel-Lucent deal closes

Nokia has tasked Federico Guillén to head up its Fixed Networks division, a move that illustrates that the company is coming closer to completing its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent.

Zayo, Netflix establish joint peering exchange in Atlanta

Zayo's zColo division and Netflix have partnered to become founding members for Community IX Holdings' newest community-based peering exchange in Atlanta, Ga.

Google's fiber hut proposals enter review process with Portland city council

Google Fiber appears to be moving forward with long-awaited plans to bring its 1 Gbps FTTH service to Portland, Ore., as the city council is going to review its applications to install seven fiber huts around the city.