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

EarthLink taps XO veteran Michael Toplisek to head IT Services division

EarthLink Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK) has named Michael Toplisek as its new executive vice president of IT services, a move it says will help the company advance its IT solutions vision for business

Zayo bolsters its wireless backhaul capabilities in Phoenix

Zayo is capitalizing on the growth of wireless backhaul services by adding 123 new towers and 165 route miles to its network in Phoenix. The build out, which is a 60 percent increase over its

NEC wraps up its purchase of Convergys' IM business

NEC Corp. and its NetCracker Technology subsidiary have completed their acquisition of Convergys' Information Management, a move that enables it to more effectively deliver services to both

Tracking the Packet-Optical Transport System (P-OTS) evolution

Offering the ability to simplify network operations by supporting various packet transport services--such as Ethernet and MPLS over optical networks--Packet Optical Transport Systems (P-OTS) continue

Survey: Only 66% of consumers are happy with their pay-TV subscription

Are you happy with your pay-TV service? Well, according to a new American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) released by the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, only 66 out of 100

Cyan names telecom industry veteran Mark Floyd as CEO

Cyan has appointed Mark Floyd as its chief executive officer, in a move the company said will help it take advantage of new international growth opportunities. Floyd Having joined the

BT employs Equinix data centers for its Radianz cloud-based service

BT (NYSE: BT) is leveraging Equinix's (Nasdaq: EQIX) data centers to deliver its cloud-based Radianz Venue targeting financial-trading companies with a set of hosting and low-latency

Consolidated Communications raises cash to complete SureWest acquisition

Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq: CNSL) plans to generate new funds to wrap up its pending acquisition of fellow independent ILEC SureWest (Nasdaq: SURW). The Mattoon, Ill.-based service provider,

Terremark ups its North American cloud capacity in the Denver market

Terremark, Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) cloud and data-center subsidiary, has responded to the need for increased cloud-service capacity by U.S.-based businesses by implementing a node of its Enterprise

EarthLink addresses business cloud security with new workspace service suite

EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) is giving its business customers another option to secure their internal applications in the cloud with the launch of its Cloud Workspace service, the company announced