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

Integra Telecom lights up optical wavelength service suite

Integra Telecom is adding another page to its growing medium-to-large business service cookbook by launching a new set of optical wavelength services. Targeted at large enterprises, health care, and

FairPoint's voluntary retirement, layoffs reduce costs by $6.6M

FairPoint Communications' (Nasdaq: FRP) recent move to offer voluntary retirement to its union workers and another round of layoff has enabled it to take $6.6 million in costs out of its annual

Report: Cisco to build $547.4M technology center in Rio de Janeiro

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) will make an even bigger push into Brazil's telecom market by building out a 1 billion reais ($547.4 million) innovation and technology center in Rio de Janeiro, reports

Europe's business fiber access grows, still trails U.S., says Vertical

European service providers' ongoing effort to install more fiber into buildings to accommodate business services drove up availability to 20.5 percent of commercial buildings throughout the region.

Deutsche Telekom to bring FTTH to apartment complexes

Deutsche Telekom (XETRA: DTE.DE) has begun construction on a Fiber to the Home (FTTH) project serving housing association Deutsche Annington Immobilien in Bochum. When the first phase of the new FTTH

Frontier improves its local video delivery strategy with BTI

Having already completed the majority of the integration of the rural lines it purchased from Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) in 2010, Frontier Communications (Nasdaq: FTR) is now turning its

BT Openreach to conduct all-fiber last mile trial in Deddington, UK

BT Openreach (NYSE: BT) has picked rural Deddington in Oxfordshire, UK as the site for its Fibre-Only Exchange (FOX) pilot, an initiative that replaces all existing copper with fiber. Construction on

Zayo adds 162 miles of fiber to EAGLE-Net's Colorado network footprint

Zayo is putting more fiber in EAGLE-Net Alliance's (Educational Access Gateway Learning Environment Network) diet as part of an effort to help the cooperative middle mile provider reach its network

Week in research: Smart meters see first market peak; Policy management vendor consolidation coming

Smart meters hit first market peak: 2011 was a big year for smart meter deployments, with global full-year shipments reaching nearly 73 million endpoints. However compelling that trend may be, a Pike

FairPoint, Maine law enforcement crack down on phone scammers targeting seniors

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) established an alliance this week with the state of Maine's law enforcement agencies to prevent a group of Jamaica-based con artists from trying to get money