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 email@example.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.
Articles by Sean Buckley
Dimension Data, an NTT subsidiary that provides ICT services and solutions, is enhancing its reach into Europe by striking a deal to acquire NextiraOne in a two-part transaction. Financial terms of the acquisition were not revealed.
Windstream may still have work to do to integrate Paetec's assets into its fold, but CEO Jeff Gardner says that they are ready to begin searching for assets that would complement its growing enterprise service business.
Alcatel-Lucent and Nextgen Group are driving more interest in what lies beyond 100G by completing a field trial of 400G on a live network link in Australia.
A group of theoretical physicists from U.S. Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University are investigating how stanene, a material that could be made from a single layer of tin atoms, can potentially increase the efficiency of computer chips.
Cincinnati Bell may be putting a greater emphasis on growing strategic business services such as Ethernet, but the telco can achieve its goals without making multimillion-dollar purchases, its chief financial officer told investors.
CenturyLink's dry loop DSL service customers were served an unwelcome dish following Thanksgiving as the telco announced it is increasing the price of the standalone service by $2 per month.
Zayo has completed an amendment of its credit limit, increasing its $1.6 billion term loan facility by $150 million to $1.75 billion.
Vonage has named former AOL and Nutrisystem executive Joe Redling president of consumer services for the U.S. and Canada. Reporting directly to CEO Marc Lefar, Redling will manage Vonage's core business, including its domestic and international long distance calling products and services.
Getting access to local telecom network services is a necessity for service providers and businesses, but pricing can differ not only between regions and by country, but also in a specific metro market, a TeleGeography report says.
West Virginia might have to return $2.5 million in broadband stimulus funds if competitive provider Citynet can't convince the NTIA to approve its middle mile fiber project. The project is also under fire from Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America.