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 sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

GTT expands geographic reach, product set with completion of PacketExchange deal

GTT has completed its purchase of UK-based PacketExchange, a deal which instantly gives it a combined global customer base of over 1,200 customers located throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.

Verizon cuts energy consumption at 24 of its U.S. data centers

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) latest initiative to target cooling efficiency helped reduce energy consumption and emissions at 24 of its U.S. data centers. By leveraging energy management systems from

KKR and TPG abandon bid for Nokia Siemens Networks

Nokia and Siemens' desire to sell a major stake in their Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) venture took another setback this week as private equity groups KKR and TPG have decided such a deal is not a fit

GTA TeleGuam transfers ownership to Advantage Partners

GTA TeleGuam is now a wholly-owned company of Advantage Partners, having completed the transfer of ownership to the new private equity firm from Shamrock Capital Advisors. From all accounts, it will

EarthLink completes second phase of Eastern Tennessee Middle Mile project

EarthLink's (Nasdaq: ELNK) Business unit has completed Phase II of the Eastern Tennessee Middle Mile fiber broadband project. The project was made possible when DeltaCom, which was previously

Is there an IPv4 black market?

With IT and telecom industries seeing little if any issues during World IPv6 Day this week, the underlying trend that will continually be on the mind of the industry players who participated is how

8x8 reaches 25,000 business customer milestone

8x8 (Nasdaq: EGHT) is far from being a household traditional telephony name, but the service provider's cloud-based VoIP service mentality continues to gain mindshare. As of the end of May, 8x8

Verizon's cloud initiatives could be a stock accelerator

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) ongoing cloud service drive might help drive up the value of the telco's stock. The telco's cloud service efforts have gotten the attention of financial services firm

Brazil's Telebras signs up first wholesale customer on national broadband network

Brazil took another step forward in its National Broadband Plan (PNBL) as government-owned service provider Telebras has secured a deal with ISP Sadnet to leverage the network to deliver services to

Sonic.net to launch a 1 Gbps FTTH service

Sonic.net, a competitive residential service provider known for its disruptive broadband pricing, will soon break a new mold with its 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service. Unlike its traditional