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

Salisbury, NC to launch municipal FTTH service next month

After AT&T (NYSE: T) and Time Warner Cable(NYSE: TWC-WI)--two of North Carolina's largest service providers--failed to get necessary state legislative support to stop municipal broadband from

BT to debut 110 Mbps wholesale FTTX service

BT Openreach (NYSE: BT) starting this upcoming March, will offer a 110 Mbps Internet service to its wholesale customer base. BT, reports ISPreview, will add the new service to its Generic Ethernet

Number Resource Organization: IPv4's end is near

If you haven't put your IPv6 transition plan in order, you'd better do so soon. A new report from the Number Resource Organization (NRO) revealed that less than 5 percent of the world's IPv4

Level 3 serves up new voice/data business bundle

Level 3 (Nasdaq: LVLT) wants to make business communications easier for enterprises, so it has introduced its Converged Business Network service, which combines voice, Internet and data networking

Verizon abandons online FiOS credit card payment fee

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) apparently realized that if it wants to attract more FiOS subscribers, not to mention keeping its current subscribers happy, it should not charge users $3.50 to pay their bill on

BT strikes back at copper theft

Anyone that thinks of stealing copper from BT's (NYSE: BT) network should think twice about their actions. While many U.S.-based service providers have posted rewards for information that leads to

HickoryTech hits the 10,000 IPTV subscriber mark

HickoryTech, a Minnesota-based independent telco, now supplies its Digital TV service to 10,000 customers. Similar to other independent telcos, HickoryTech has been integrating new services such as

KPN names Eelco Blok new CEO

KPN (NYSE: KPN) finally came clean that Eelco Blok will be the service provider's next CEO and chairman when Ad Scheepbouwer retires next year after its annual shareholders' meeting in April. When he

Check out our 2010 competitive telecom leaders

I'd like to call your attention to our first annual competitive business telecom leaders feature. Given the changes in the U.S. competitive telecom market, we decided it was time to take a look at

HomePlug Powerline Alliance certifies IEEE P1901-compliant products

Now that the IEEE has ratified the P1901 powerline standard, HomePlug Powerline Alliance has enhanced its HomePlug AV certification program to include products based on the new standard. The P1901