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

360networks finishes Seattle to Vancouver network expansion

360networks, a facilities-based wholesale provider, has put the final touches on a new network route between Seattle and Vancouver, Canada. Serving as an alternative border expansion option for both

CenturyLink's Post: AT&T/T-Mobile deal will have minimal impact on its wireless backhaul future

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), a wireline-centric provider, believes that it will take time to understand what effect AT&T's (NYSE: T) proposed deal to acquire T-Mobile (XETRA: DTE.DE) will have on its

Nokia Siemens Networks taps Rick Corker to head up North American unit

When Nokia Siemens Networks needed someone to replace Sue Spradley to oversee the company's North American unit, they found what they were looking for right inside their organization by going to

Verizon, NEC look beyond 100 Gbps transmission

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may have taken the lead in the 100 Gbps transmission network race, having rolled out the technology on parts of both its European and U.S. networks, but the service provider is

BT to bring ADSL2+ to 80% of UK homes

BT Wholesale (NYSE: BT) plans to enable more of its telephone exchanges with ADSL2+ to serve about 80 percent of UK homes and businesses by the end of this year. Currently available in over 1,017

FairPoint's restated revenue results show wider losses in 2010

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) may have emerged from Chapter 11 protection in January, but its 2010 full year earnings statement shows that some of its former missteps still aren't totally

TelePacific finishes acquisition of Covad's wireless unit

By wrapping up its acquisition of MegaPath's NextWeb wireless subsidiary Covad Wireless, TelePacific will have yet another weapon in its product arsenal to target new and existing customers that want

Tinet introduces new cloud-based Ethernet wholesale service

Tinet, now a Neutral Tandem subsidiary, has launched its EtherCloud offering, a Layer 2 wholesale platform that enables its network partners to buy and sell global Ethernet and VPLS connectivity. As

EarthLink closes its acquisition of One Communications

EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) has put another piece of its super-CLEC business puzzle together as it completes its acquisition of One Communications. Under the terms of the previously announced agreement,

Lightower completes Open Access purchase

Lightower Fiber Networks has put the lid on its latest acquisition of Open Access Inc., a deal that enhances their network presence in both greater New York City and Long Island. Similar to its