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

Lightyear turns to inetwork for VoIP E911 needs

Lightyear Network Solutions (OTC BB: LYNS.OB), a competitive service provider, is leveraging inetwork's Enhanced 911 call routing service. Brian Garrison, Lightyear's Vice President of Strategic

Alpheus Communications sees uptick in wholesale service sales, plots growth

Alpheus Communications, a Texas-based regional service provider that was purchased by private equity firm The Gores Group last September, is seeing ongoing growth in wholesale service sales as the

OTT video creates new opportunities for telcos, competitive ISPs

During this year's National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) trade show, one of the major themes of discussion was how over the top (OTT) video services are beginning to appeal to both traditional

Tata abandons offer for Cable & Wireless Worldwide, leaving Vodafone as sole bidder

Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL) will not make a formal offer to purchase Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) (LSE: CW.L), the company said Wednesday, a move that makes Vodafone (LSE: VOD.L) the

MegaPath among largest Ethernet over Copper players

Communications network provider MegaPath Corp.'s aggressive Ethernet over Copper buildout has put the carrier among the nation's largest providers of EoC service, reaching over 19 major...

Welcome 2012's wholesale service provider leaders

As we begin our coverage of this year's COMPTEL PLUS--a trade show this week in San Francisco that will focus selling wholesale services to competitive providers and increasingly wireless

Cyan makes another software defined move with its EthernetFLEX application

San Francisco, CA--Cyan is taking advantage of this week's COMPTEL PLUS tradeshow in San Francisco to debut its EthernetFLEX application, aimed at helping wholesale and retail service providers

France Telecom-Orange-led LION2 submarine cable system is ready for service

LION2 (Lower India Ocean Network), a cable system led by France Telecom-Orange (NYSE: FTE) that will connect parts of Africa to other international backbone networks is ready to provide service. One

NH lawmakers seek to nix Net taxes

Internet access would not be subject to state taxation in New Hampshire, under a Republican-led proposal in the state Legislature. Lawmakers in the state Senate and House are jointly developing a

CenturyLink pares board to 13 members

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) plans to reduce its corporate board of directors to 13 members by eliminating three members that came from its acquisition of Qwest Communications International Inc., a recent