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

MegaPath gives businesses cloud-based access to Microsoft services

MegaPath is serving up a suite of cloud-based Hosted Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Exchange and Hosted Microsoft SharePoint services. Developed with both the SMB and enterprise customer in mind, the new

Colorado legislators look to map broadband availability

Colorado may soon get some insight into what communities in the state have or don't have access to broadband services. The Colorado General Assembly has developed the Rural Broadband Jobs Act, or

Lightyear drives local agents to sell more POTS

Lightyear Network Solutions (OTC BB: LYNS.OB) thinks that the death of the POTS (plain old telephone service) network is "grossly exaggerated" and is asking its local agents to sell more traditional

Tata Communications evaluates bid for Cable & Wireless Worldwide

Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL), as reported in Reuters, is mulling a bid for Cable & Wireless Worldwide (LSE: CW.L). According to a regulatory filing, any acquisition plans are "at a very

Hawaiian Telcom saves $6M by refinancing debt

Hawaiian Telcom (Nasdaq: HCOM) has closed the refinancing of its debt, a move that it says will save it $6 million in annual interest costs. At the same time, the service provider also secured a $300

SureWest's broadband services drive 3% revenue rise in Q4 2011

Broadband is SureWest's (Nasdaq: SURW) business and in Q4 2011 business was good as residential and business broadband gains drove up revenues 3 percent year-over-year to $63.5 million. Broadband

TDS invites telecom contractors to bid on broadband stimulus projects in Idaho, Tenn., and Wash.

As TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) gets its broadband stimulus projects underway in Idaho, Tennessee, and Washington state, the service provider has opened the bidding process to construction companies that

EarthLink Business serves up new IT service offering

EarthLink's (Nasdaq: ELNK) launch of its IT service suite is another example of how it's continuing down the path of becoming more of a solutions provider. The IT service suite, which follows the

Study: Intra-Asia submarine traffic to grow 39% by 2018

Fueled by an ever-growing demand for bandwidth, traffic on intra-Asian submarine cable systems will rise 39 percent annually over the next six years. These routes, reports TeleGeography in its Global

Lumos Networks sees data revenues climb to $8.9M in Q4 2011

Lumos Networks (Nasdaq: LMOS), the former wireline division of NTELOS, found itself in a profitable situation in Q4 2011 with revenues rising to $51.1 million, up from $41 million Q4 2010. For the