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

Verizon becomes Massachusetts' second largest video provider

Watch out Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) because Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has got your number--your video number--in Massachusetts. In 2010, Verizon became the state's second largest video provider with over

XO increases metro network reach into Minneapolis-Saint Paul area

XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO) is taking its metro network into the Minneapolis-Saint Paul to simultaneously sign up new customers and address multi-site businesses that need network service in the

COMPTEL appoints 13 new board members, changes logo

COMPTEL, the trade association for the competitive telecom industry, has elected 13 companies to serve on its Board of Directors for the 2011-2013 term. Elected during this week's COMPTEL PLUS Spring

Telekom Austria completes GigaNet FTTH buildout to two Vienna districts

Telekom Austria continues to make progress with its GigaNet Fiber to the Home (FTTH) initiative, connecting customers in both the 15th and 19th districts of Vienna to the network. To date, Telekom

NTT Communications continues to restore network services in Japan's Tohoku region

NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) reported that it is making progress to restore communications services in the wake of the earthquake that struck the Tohoku region of Japan on Friday, March 11.

US Signal augments its wholesale Ethernet services via Telx's Ethernet exchange

US Signal is continuing its ongoing network expansion efforts by joining Telx's Ethernet exchange in Chicago to expand its wholesale carrier Ethernet service suite. Unlike traditional Ethernet

Verizon furthers its reach into CENX's Ethernet exchanges

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is expanding its reach into CENX's Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. locations to address customer demand for the Ethernet exchange services they launched early last year. The use

Overture and Hatteras complete merger

Overture Networks is leveraging this week's COMPTEL trade show in Las Vegas to announce the completion of its merger with fellow Ethernet Access Device (EAD) vendor Hatteras Networks. "With the

Canada's CRTC eases consumer's ability to switch service providers

Canadian consumers will soon be able to switch their wireline or wireless service providers a bit more easily through new rules passed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications

COMPTEL Spring 2011: Sidera Networks introduces E-Connect Ethernet Hub service

Sidera Networks' new E-Connect Hub Service is a response to the Ethernet service provider's desire to simplify the Ethernet interconnection process. Leveraging the Metro Ethernet's (MEF 26) External