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

Argentina's broadband market rose to 5.2 million subscribers in 2010

Argentine residents continue to tune into broadband services. As of the end of 2010, Argentina's Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos (INDEC) reported that broadband connections rose to 5.22

FairPoint using horses to bring broadband into Vermont's rural areas

Fresh out of Chapter 11 protection and back on the stock market, FairPoint (Nasdaq: FRP) is making progress with its promise to expand its broadband DSL service footprint in New England, even if it

Report: FCC is ready to approve the CenturyLink-Qwest deal

It appears that the FCC is getting ready to approve CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) acquisition of Qwest (NYSE: Q), according to a notice on the regulator's website. With 19 states and the Justice

Level 3, Sprint face lawsuit over railroad rights of way in Idaho

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) and Sprint (NYSE: S) may be two of the most service providers to roll out fiber networks, but it appears that both are now caught in a lawsuit that argues that

AboveNet establishes connection on Neutral Tandem's Ethernet network

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) is fanning out the reach of its Ethernet services footprint by establishing a connection in Neutral Tandem's Ethernet exchange. By establishing its first connection in Neutral

Analyst: Cable will likely mimic AT&T's usage-based broadband pricing plans

Sanford Bernstein senior analyst Craig Moffett believes that AT&T's plan to implement monthly usage caps on its DSL customers, and charge overage fees to those who violate those terms, could

TeleGeography: Long haul Ethernet service comes at a steep price

Service providers are continually upping the ante of their long-haul Ethernet service product portfolios that allow Ethernet to be carried over various transport technologies, including SDH/SONET

BT appoints Olivia Garfield as its new Openreach chief

BT (NYSE: BT) did not have to look to far in finding a new CEO for its Openreach division. The service provider turned to Olivia Garfield, who currently serves as BT Director of Strategy and

Hurricane Electric debuts IPv6 professional services unit

If you're a business that does not have an IPv6 plan in place, Hurricane Electric is happy to help you develop one via its newly formed IPv6 professional services division. Headed up by IPv6

MegaPath furthers its bond with Ethernet over Copper

MegaPath's move to expand its nationwide Ethernet over Copper (EoC) network to 50 markets over the next two years recognizes the fact that while fiber is the favored medium for Ethernet, the reality