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

Zayo's zColo lights up 5 new colocation centers

Zayo Colocation (zColo) is establishing colocation interconnection presence in five new markets, bringing the total number of operating locations to ten. The provider currently operates 116,465

NTT Communications reaches 400 Gbps capacity mark

NTT Communications' (NYSE: NTT) global IP transpacific network connecting Japan to the U.S. now reaches 400 Gbps of capacity. Already surpassing the 300 Gbps mark it reached in February 2010, NTT

Tata Communications names Vinod Kumar as new CEO, managing director

Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL) is doing some executive shuffling this week as it appoints Vinod Kumar as its new Managing Director and CEO. Effective on Feb. 1, Kumar, who served as the service

AT&T takes MEF Ethernet service provider of year honor

AT&T's (NYSE: T) work as a domestic Ethernet provider has paid off as the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) has awarded the service provider its "Service Provider of the Year" award for 2010. The award

Philippines government drops bandwidth cap initiative

If the recent Philippine consumer's outcry against its government's bandwidth cap proposal illustrates anything, it's that users don't want to be told how much bandwidth they can use regardless if

Global Crossing names Bill O'Neill as VP of Federal Sales

Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) is beefing up its public sector talent even further as the service provider has brought Bill O'Neill on board as its new VP of Federal Sales. O'Neill, who will begin

BT targets 41 UK towns for next phase of FTTX rollout

BT (NYSE: BT) has put out its list of the 41 towns of the next phase of its FTTX service roll out, bringing the service to about 300,000 businesses and residential customers broadband speeds of up to

Ciena eyes global channel growth by expanding its BizConnect Partner Program

Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) has decided to expand its global channel reach into the service provider, utilities, financial firms and other vertical by expanding and enhancing its BizConnect partner program.

Federal agencies get GSA Networx transition reprieve

If you're one of the many federal agencies that has yet to transition off the General Services Administration (GSA) FTS-2001 contract to the sort-of new Networx telecom contract, you're now going to

Cogent, Level 3 announce private senior note offerings

It's been a busy week for raising capital in the service provider space as both Cogent Communications (Nasdaq: CCOI) and Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) separately announced offerings of