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

Sonic.net has no plans for usage based billing

Sonic.net, a competitive broadband service provider that has set an ambitious plan to deliver 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) services in California, has no plans on implementing data caps on its

Global Crossing secures spot on the UK's public sector MTCF contract

Global Crossing's (Nasdaq: GLBC) subsidiary Global Crossing UK made a big splash in the United Kingdom this week as it was chosen as one of the three contractors for the Government Procurement

Com Net to leverage Cyan for its Western Ohio middle mile project

Com Net, a wholesale service provider serving the Western Ohio market, is employing Cyan's Z-Series packet optical transport platforms and its CyMS management system for its GigE Plus Availability

Netflix to launch service in Latin America this year

With the Canadian market in its hand, Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) is going to bring its video streaming service to Latin America and the Caribbean. Set to be launched later this year, Netflix will offer

Cincinnati Bell accelerates its FTTH and IPTV plans

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) may not be the size of its larger former Bell System compatriots AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ), but it is innovating with new products like Fiber to the Home,

Hawaiian Telcom begins trading on NASDAQ

With their Chapter 11 reorganization behind them, Hawaiian Telcom has begun trading on NASDAQ under the symbol HCOM. Eric K. Yeaman, Hawaiian Telcom's President and CEO, said in a statement, "Trading

Telstra consolidates retail, sales teams into one unit

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) has decided to put both its retail and sales teams into one common division following its agreement to sell its wireline network infrastructure to the Australian government's

MegaPath introduces new promotions for its data, security and voice products

MegaPath has unveiled new pricing and guarantee promotions for its service suite that it hopes will help businesses reduce costs and risks that come with deploying new voice, data and security

tw telecom argues that IP voice should be designated a telecom service

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) has made a plea to the FCC to classify IP-based voice calls as telecom services, a measure that could reduce the interconnection costs competitive service providers pay to

Verizon hints at usage based billing for FiOS and DSL

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has been the lone holdout in implementing usage based billing on their broadband services, but it appears that they haven't completely ruled them out. As revealed in a Broadband