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

Verizon eliminates contracts, simplifies pricing for DSL bundles

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is once again trying to lure new subscribers to its DSL service to compete with cable by eliminating contract fees and simplifying their bundle packages. Looking to simplify its

Dan Foster takes the helm of MegaPath's Business Markets division, replacing Bruce Chatterley

MegaPath is once again going through yet another management transition as Bruce Chatterley, the CEO of VoIP provider Speakeasy and President of MegaPath's Business Markets, is leaving the company.

AT&T, cable lobbying drive Chattanooga's EPB to shelve network expansion bill

EPB, the Chattanooga, Tenn.-based service provider known for its 1 Gbps service, and its supporters have decided to put on mothballs a new bill that would enable municipal broadband operators to

Vonage debuts unlimited wireline-to-wireless calling plan for 40 countries

Vonage's (NYSE: VG) new World Premium Unlimited calling plan plays into the idea that anyone that wants to call family living abroad shouldn't be limited by calling time or be slapped with expensive

Maintaining Ethernet QoS: A challenge and an opportunity

Maintaining Quality of Service (QoS) has always been a challenge and an opportunity for service providers delivering Ethernet services to business customers. While service providers know that

France Telecom, Deutsche Telekom establish telecom equipment purchasing partnership

Deutsche Telekom (XETRA: DTE.DE) and France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) have formed a joint equipment purchasing and procurement venture that they claim will save both providers about $1.9 billion a year.

Frontier increases DSL availability in Oregon and Washington

Frontier (NYSE: FTR) is sticking to its word to increase broadband availability with Oregon and Washington state being the latest beneficiaries of this drive. The service provider's broadband drive

America Movil fighting $1 billion fine for network access charges

America Movil (NYSE: AMX) may have to pony up $1 billion due to pay for overcharging competitors access to its network. A four-year investigation by Mexico's Federal Competition Commission revealed

AT&T sells its holding stake in Alestra to Alfa

AT&T (NYSE: T) is shedding its 49 percent stake in Mexican telecom operator Alestra, selling it to Mexican industrial conglomerate Alfa SAB for an undisclosed sum. Although it's buying a big

FairPoint strikes up fiber, Ethernet-based wireless backhaul in New England

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) is taking advantage of the wireless industry's ongoing 4G drive by expanding its fiber to the cell tower footprint in its Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont