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

Level 3 gets ISO certification for security services in Latin America

Level 3 Communications' Latin American subsidiary Level 3 Argentina S.A. has achieved ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 Certification for its Advanced Security Testing (AST) services in the eight countries it currently provides services to business customers.

Windstream, Racemi offer enterprises a path to the cloud

Windstream's data center and cloud services subsidiary Hosted Solutions has developed a pact with Software as a Service (SaaS) provider Racemi with the aim of helping business customers migrate their existing physical and virtual services to its cloud network.

COMPTEL, Level 3, tw telecom say FCC should not approve AT&T's IP experiments

COMPTEL and a group of competitive service providers, including Level 3 and tw telecom, have asked the FCC to not approve AT&T's proposed TDM-to-IP trials in Alabama and Florida until the telco makes a number of "significant modifications" to its plan.

XO serves up new bandwidth-on-demand capability

XO Communications is giving its customers a new bandwidth-on-demand capability for its suite of WAN-based services that will give them automatic, burstable bandwidth to satisfy short- and long-term needs.

Comcast, UConn develop security innovation center

Comcast and the University of Connecticut (UConn) have entered a pact to conduct computer security analysis by creating a new Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CS) at UConn's Storrs, Conn., campus.

New NBN leader Morrow realigns top management ranks

Bill Morrow may still be new to his job as CEO of Australia's troubled National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co.), but already he's exercising his influence by ousting three of its key executives.

TelePacific, AT&T sign TDM-to-IP migration pact

TelePacific Communications has carved out wholesale service terms with its wholesale supplier AT&T designed to help smooth its migration to all IP-based services such as Ethernet and VoIP, while ensuring that legacy TDM services remain available.

Frontier launches new Business Edge brand campaign

Frontier Communications is rolling out a new brand marketing platform for its business customer base called Frontier Business Edge that will tout all of its commercial products and services for both large and small businesses.

CenturyLink restores 911 service in Washington, Oregon

CenturyLink has restored its E-911 services throughout Washington and Oregon after systems in both states were down, reports The Olympian.

Google Fiber's Austin launch delayed by permitting process

Google Fiber had high ambitions to start delivering its 1 Gbps service in Austin, Texas, sometime this spring, but gaining permits for rights of way to lay its fiber has held up that process, reports KXAN-TV.