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

Dish Network ups telecom service game, acquires Liberty-Bell Telecom

Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) has made its biggest move yet in furthering its presence in the telecom industry by making a bid to acquire Liberty-Bell Telecom, a Denver-based CLEC. By acquiring

Google taps Sonic.net to operate its Stanford FTTH network

Although Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) has yet to name the lucky city that will be the recipient of its much-hyped Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network, it has now announced that competitive residential

Telecom New Zealand invited to negotiations for government's broadband plan

After being snubbed out of initial negotiations, Telecom New Zealand has been asked by the government to participate in "prioritized negotiations" for its ultra-fast broadband (UFB) initiative in 25

Qwest retunes its television stance in Colorado

Qwest (NYSE: Q) may be one of the forgotten-about telco tv market pioneers in its previous life as US West--an effort it shut down in late 2008 with the closing of its VDSL-based Choice TV

Mexico: Telecom industry rose 11 percent in Q3

Fueled by growing adoption of mobile services and video services, Mexico's telecom sector grew 11 percent in Q3 2011 and 11.9 percent in the first nine months of 2011, reveals Mexican regulator

Lightower acquires Open Access, increases Long Island fiber footprint

Lightower Fiber Networks is continuing its strategic Northeast region network purchase strategy this week with the acquisition of Farmingdale, N.Y.-based Open Access Inc. By acquiring Open Access,

Opnext's CEO Gilles Bouchard resigns from company

Gilles Bouchard has decided to step down as CEO and board member of optical module vendor Opnext (Nasdaq: OPXT) for personal reasons. Prior to serving as Opnext's president and CEO, Bouchard served

Sidera Networks to acquire Long Island Fiber Exchange

Sidera Networks may be just a few months old, but the competitive provider's purchase of Long Island Fiber Exchange, Inc. ("LIFE") shows that it sees M&A as a key element of its growth strategy.

Take a look at our new Ethernet exchange eBook

I'd like to call your attention to another eBook FierceTelecom is debuting today titled Ethernet Exchanges Make the Interconnection. Albeit still an emerging concept, an Ethernet exchange is a

Week in research: Internet capacity grows 55 percent worldwide; Convergent billing solutions on the rise

Global Internet capacity rises: Telegeography's annual survey of Internet backbone operators put Verizon at the top of the list for the 11th time in 12 years in terms of being the most connected