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 adds video streaming to its growing service arsenal, a Calif.-based competitive broadband service provider, plans to launch a new streaming video service that will be delivered over its broadband network. The service provider, which has

Windstream adds to broadband stimulus portfolio with Iowa network upgrade

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) has begun construction on yet another small-scale broadband stimulus project in Protivin, Iowa this week. Funded through a $17.4 million ARRA (American Recovery and

UPDATED: FairPoint lays off 400 in latest cost-cutting measure

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP), in its ongoing quest to turn its financial fortunes, will lay off about 400 employees over the next several months. Management notified employees that about

Level 3 tunes into IP voice security with new SBC service

Level 3 (Nasdaq: LVLT) may be one of the early purveyors of SIP trunking services for businesses, but to overcome potential security risks associated with that service it has debuted a complementary

AT&T, American Express create pact to deliver technology solutions to SMBs

AT&T (NYSE: T) and American Express OPEN believe they can help small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) overcome challenges in procuring telecom services on a tight budget. Looking to serve as an

USTelecom: The FCC's new 706 report should show broadband progress

Despite a weak economy, USTelecom-The Broadband Association contends that broadband services are being rolled out in a "reasonable and timely fashion" and the FCC should come to the same conclusion.

UPDATED: VeriSign conference cancellations ignite acquisition rumors

VeriSign's (Nasdaq: VRSN) sudden cancellation of appearances at two investor conferences spurred rumors on Wednesday that the company may be heading to the auction block, and drove VeriSign stock up

AMI-Partners: SMB cloud service growth will be driven by channel partners

While there is plenty of opportunity for channel partners targeting the $50 billion SMB cloud services market, AMI-Partners' new study reveals their success will be based on five key

First Communications puts Telcordia into its back office

First Communications, an Akron, Ohio-based competitive service provider, is leveraging Telcordia's Next-Gen OSS to address customer growth in both its business and wholesale service business

MegaPath goes nationwide with Ethernet over Copper

MegaPath is moving to challenge the growing base of competitive providers offering Ethernet over Copper (EoC) by extending its service on a nationwide basis. Already available in 200 COs (central