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

TeliaSonera International Carrier selects Nokia Siemens Networks for overlay 100G network

Telia Sonera International Carrier on Tuesday revealed its 100G optical plans, choosing Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) as the underlying optical network element supplier.

Level 3 to offer local voice services in Alaska and Hawaii

Level 3 Communications is now offering area businesses in Alaska and Hawaii a new option for voice services, expanding its voice service portfolio to offer customers local phone numbers.

Telekom Austria's CEO thinks America Movil investment will foster more expansion

Hannes Ametsreiter, the CEO of Telekom Austria Group, is confident that America Movil's investment in his company will enable it to better target expansion opportunities, particularly in Eastern Europe.

Data center providers DBSi and Xand merge

Xand and DBSi on Tuesday announced their intention to merge, creating what they believe will be a more powerful data center company serving the Northeast U.S. market.

Cable and fiber broadband CPE grew 2.5% in 2011, says ABI Research

ABI Research revealed in their latest broadband CPE study that the overall market grew 2.5 percent year over year in 2011, illustrating the fact that consumers aren't willing to give up their broadband connection even during a challenging economic time.

Vodafone appoints Nick Jeffery as Cable & Wireless Worldwide CEO

Vodafone on Monday completed its acquisition of Cable & Wireless Worldwide and is wasting no time putting its stamp on the management team by naming Nick Jeffery as its new CEO.

CenturyLink extends North Carolina fiber network to 5 data centers

CenturyLink has completed the extension of its Charlotte, N.C., fiber network to five area data centers, a move that gives both Charlotte-based and national customers access to the cloud service offerings the carrier delivers through its Savvis subsidiary.

Verizon's Ihab Tarazi becomes the Metro Ethernet Forum's new Chairman

Ihab Tarazi, Verizon's Vice President of Global Network Planning, was named Monday as the new chairman of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF).

Tellabs Q2 revenue rises sequentially to $288M, but remains cautious about Q3

Tellabs saw a slight turnaround in its fortunes as Q2 2012 revenues rose 12 percent sequentially to $288 million, up from $259 million in Q1 2012.

Seaborn Networks to provide New York City to Sao Paulo submarine route

Seaborn Networks, an emerging submarine cable provider, is lighting up a direct route on its Seabras-1 system between Sao Paulo, Brazil and New York City.