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

TeleGeography: Long haul Ethernet service comes at a steep price

Service providers are continually upping the ante of their long-haul Ethernet service product portfolios that allow Ethernet to be carried over various transport technologies, including SDH/SONET

BT appoints Olivia Garfield as its new Openreach chief

BT (NYSE: BT) did not have to look to far in finding a new CEO for its Openreach division. The service provider turned to Olivia Garfield, who currently serves as BT Director of Strategy and

Hurricane Electric debuts IPv6 professional services unit

If you're a business that does not have an IPv6 plan in place, Hurricane Electric is happy to help you develop one via its newly formed IPv6 professional services division. Headed up by IPv6

MegaPath furthers its bond with Ethernet over Copper

MegaPath's move to expand its nationwide Ethernet over Copper (EoC) network to 50 markets over the next two years recognizes the fact that while fiber is the favored medium for Ethernet, the reality

Level 3 adds network capacity in southern Europe

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) sees greater potential in its European market and has activated two national intercity backbone networks in Southern Europe it says will help it scale the

AT&T expands U-verse affiliation with Starz Entertainment

Coming off another successful quarter of new subscriber additions, AT&T (NYSE: T) is playing into its U-verse subscribers appetite for content by extending its affiliation agreement with Starz

Telecom Italia realigns management team

Telecom Italia (NYSE: TI) is making some changes to the telco's top management team, a process that will promote current CEO Franco Bernabe to the executive chairman role at the end of his term in

CenturyLink-Qwest merger gets Washington State regulatory approval

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is now just two approvals away from completing its merger with Qwest (NYSE: Q) by its April 1 target date as the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC)

XO adds security to its growing cloud service portfolio

XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO) has introduced a new cloud-based security solution that allows its business customers to put the management of their network security into the hands of a service

CRTC to conduct hearing on usage based billing in July

Canada's telecom regulator, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), will let consumers voice their opinion about Usage Based Billing (UBB) in July. The CRTC's proposal