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

Savvis puts finishing touches on $7M Ciber asset acquisition

Savvis, CenturyLink's data center and cloud unit, on Monday closed its $7 million acquisition of Ciber's IT outsourcing business.

Survey says: Consumers are still willing to pay for content

While many industry pundits have said that the emergence of online video providers like Netflix and Hulu are speeding the inevitable death of traditional video service players, new numbers in a recent J.D. Power study show that subscribers are maintaining their multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) subscriptions.

TDC Denmark trials Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 vectoring technology

TDC Denmark on Tuesday began a trial of Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 Vectoring technology as a way to review how it could deliver up to 100 Mbps and beyond on its existing copper plant.

AT&T's decision on rural lines won't affect its credit profile, says Fitch

Fitch Ratings on Monday issued a report that said when AT&T makes its final decision on what to do with its rural wireline assets in November, it should not have an effect on the telco's credit profile.

Birch wraps up its purchase of DayStar Communications

Birch Communications on Monday put the finishing touches on its acquisition of Florida-based DayStar, a deal that bolsters the CLEC's presence in several southwest Florida markets and other areas in the southeastern United States.

TIM Brasil completes first phase of FTTx project with ZTE

TIM Brasil, Telecom Italia's Brazil telecom subsidiary, on Monday completed the first phase of its FTTx broadband project in Sao Paulo with ZTE.

UPDATED: Richmond, Calif. broadband grant faces federal scrutiny

Richmond, Va. is facing a review from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on allegations that the city submitted a number of "erroneous reports" in its application for a $400,000 broadband stimulus grant.

Telefonica sells CRM unit to Bain Capital

Telefonica on Monday signed an agreement to sell its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) business, Atento, to Bain Capital for €1.039 billion ($1.3 billion).

8x8 establishes new headquarters in San Jose

8x8, a competitive service provider that's been growing out its IP-based cloud services set, on Friday announced it has moved its headquarters to San Jose, Calif.

Cbeyond serves up a new managed data center service

Cbeyond, a growing competitive telco serving the small to medium sized business (SMB) market, on Monday launched its new TotalCloud Data Center managed service.