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

tw telecom broadens reach of its "One to Many" wholesale Ethernet service

tw telecom on Monday expanded the reach of its Ethernet E-Access, or "One to Many" wholesale service, for its service provider customers.

Tunisiana selects Alcatel-Lucent to build new broadband network

Tunisia's largest provider of wireless communications services, Tunisiana, on Monday selected Alcatel-Lucent to build a fiber- and copper-based wireline broadband network that will support broadband data and video services.

FairPoint Communications makes $10M prepayment on debt

FairPoint Communications on Monday made an additional $10 million voluntary prepayment of debt on its term loan, out of cash on hand.

What will be hot in enterprise communications in 2013?

Will mobility, social media, and a more personal experience drive enterprise communications in 2013? Fred Donovan takes a look at the major trends shaping up in the enterprise communications space.

Windstream Hosted Solutions to build Durham, N.C. data center

Windstream Hosted Solutions, the telecom service provider's data center and managed hosting subsidiary, is building a third data center in Durham, N.C.

Synergy: IaaS and PaaS revenues rise 65%

Led by Amazon and Rackspace, cloud-based services, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS), grew 65 percent to $2.75 billion in the first half of 2012, reports Synergy Research Group.

Columbia Law-led coalition says NY telcos, utilities must improve disaster response plans

With many New York communities still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, a coalition on Wednesday asked the state to mandate that telcos and utility companies have a sound plan in place to ensure that their critical systems are protected during storms and other environmental events.

Telecom Italia appoints Morgan Stanley to help spin off wireline network

Telecom Italia is seeking the help of Morgan Stanley on finding the best method to spin off its wireline network in an effort to raise more capital for the company and fund its FTTx projects.

Cisco appoints Barclays to sell Linksys unit

Cisco on Sunday asked Barclays to help it look for someone to purchase Linksys, its home WiFi networking division.

Juniper Research: Mobile VoIP to reach 1B subscribers by 2017

Juniper Research made a bold prediction: There will be 1 billion VoIP subscribers by 2017. Read FierceEnterpriseCommunications Editor Fred Donovan's latest column to find out why.