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

AboveNet expands European network reach

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) is responding to its multinational corporation (MNC) customer's multi-site needs by enhancing its network presence in four major European markets. Through this network

Italian service providers iron out open access fiber network agreement

A group of unnamed Italian service providers have finalized the technical details on a proposed open access Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network. Paolo Romani, Italy's Deputy Minister for Communications

McAdam to become Verizon's president, COO

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) made it official that Lowell McAdam wil be its president and COO, confirming reports that emerged about the company's succession plans this past weekend. The news comes after

Windstream's credit change for broadband stimulus funds won't affect ratings

Windstream's (Nasdaq: WIN) plans to amend its credit facilities in order to help it get broadband stimulus funding grants to extend broadband to remote areas won't affect its credit ratings. Earlier

Qwest gets government-wide authority for its MTIPS security service

By gaining the General Services Administration's (GSA) government-wide Authority to Operate (ATO), Qwest Government Services (NYSE: Q) government customers that need to button up their security will

AT&T to pack a bigger HD punch for U-Verse subscribers

AT&T (NYSE: T) wants to get your video dollar and to obtain that goal, the service provider plans to further enhance its U-verse offering by providing eligible customers access up to four high

COLT tries 100 Gbps Ethernet on for size

Colt continues to rank high on the international Ethernet delivery department, but the service provider's trial of 100 GbE services with Infinera shows that the European provider isn't going to rest

KPN renews IPTV contract with Nokia Siemens Networks

KPN is set on enhancing its TV and multimedia entertainment portfolio for its broadband customer base, so it's turning again to its partner Nokia Siemens Networks for assistance. Since 2006, NSN has

Hawaiian Telcom's restructuring plan gets FCC approval

Hawaiian Telcom (HawTel) cleared its first hurdle in emerging from bankruptcy as the FCC approved its reorganization plan. With the FCC's approval in place, the service provider, which filed for

Qwest lights up IP networks for two Colorado school districts

Qwest (NYSE: Q) continues to find luck in the education segment with the build out of networks for two school districts in its hometown Colorado market. First up is Cherry Creek School District