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

Megapath, Covad, Speakeasy complete 3-part merger

With the completion of their previously announced merger, the newly combined trio of MegaPath, Covad and Speakeasy will create yet another new category for the SMB and wholesale telecom segment--the

VSG: Orange Business Services tops global Ethernet service charts

Vertical Systems Group mid-2010 global provider Ethernet Leaderboard results illustrated that the demand for global Business Ethernet services was solid in the first six months of 2010. Similar to

Pac-West Telecomm expands voice origination service footprint

Pac-West Telecomm, a wholesale provider to traditional carriers and competitive service providers, has expanded the footprint of its voice origination (Dial Access) service. Offering U.S. access to

AT&T wraps up sale of Japan outsourcing operations to IIJI

AT&T (NYSE: T) has put its sale of its domestic Japanese outsourcing services operations to Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJI) (Nasdaq: IIJI) to bed. The deal, which was originally announced

Sonus gets invited to 360networks' IP voice network migration party

360networks has found that Sonus Networks' NBS-9000 Network Border Switch is the right transition platform for its IP voice network. The wholesale network provider, which provides a mix of Private

SingTel lays out FTTH service pricing

Starting this month, Singapore's broadband consumers will be able to access SingTel's new Fiber to the Home service with an aggressive price plan and of course higher speeds in a market typically

Canada's CRTC mandates carriers open their last mile fiber to competitors

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Canada's telecom regulator, has laid the groundwork of a new open access last mile network environment. Under the CRTC mandate,

Sprint scales up Partner Interexchange Network with its termination-only service

Sprint Wholesale's (NYSE: S) Partner Interexchange Network (PIN), a service that provides business-to-business wholesale exchange of voice traffic to any kind of service provider (MSOs, ILECs, CLECs,

Telecom consumers dislike foreign customer care

U.S.-based service providers may be improving their bottom line by outsourcing their customer care capabilities offshore, but it comes with the cost of lower customer satisfaction. According to CFI

Ridgemont Equity Partners buys big piece of United Private Networks

United Private Networks (UPN), a Midwest-based regional fiber-based provider, has decided to put its trust in a larger partner Ridgemont Equity Partners which will acquire a majority stake in the