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

Windstream Hosted Solutions opens Nashville data center

Windstream Hosted Solutions, the group responsible for the ILEC's data center and cloud services, on Monday unveiled plans to expand its growing base of data center operations with a new center in Nashville, Tenn.

Nokia Siemens Networks sells optical business to Marlin Equity Partners

Nokia Siemens Networks on Monday reached an agreement to sell its Optical Networks business to Marlin Equity Partners, establishing the unit as an independent company in the evolving optical market segment.

Fibertech begins expansion into Cincinnati market

Fibertech Networks, a privately-held company owned by Court Square, has begun its latest expansion into the Cincinnati market, taking on established players Cincinnati Bell and Time Warner Cable for business and government customers.

Hurricane Electric adds PoPs in Milano and Vienna

Hurricane Electric on Thursday opened up two new Points of Presence (PoPs) in Milano, Italy and Vienna, Austria as part of its ongoing European network expansion effort.

Vivendi gets 4 offers for its GVT unit

Vivendi's Global Village Telecom (GVT) has now attracted the interest of three Latin American satellite and cable operators: DirecTV, Liberty Global and America Movil as well as a consortium of private equity companies.

UPDATED: TDS nears completion of Chatham, Mich.-area broadband stimulus project

TDS Telecom on Thursday said its first American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus-funded broadband Internet project in Chatham, Mich., is almost complete.

Tellabs appoints Dan Kelly as new CEO, president

Tellabs' board of directors on Thursday named Dan Kelly as its new CEO and president.

CenturyLink appoints Jeff Von Deylen as president of Savvis

CenturyLink on Thursday named Jeff Von Deylen as the new president of Savvis, the telco's cloud and data center provider subsidiary.

Infinera, Nissho show off 8 Tbps superchannel over DSF

Infinera and Nissho Electronics on Wednesday completed a demonstration of the DTN-X platform, delivering 8 Tbps capacity over 800 km of Dispersion Shifted Fiber (DSF).

Cisco signs agreement to purchase Cariden

Cisco  on Thursday dipped into its M&A purse again to acquire privately-held Cariden Technologies, a supplier of network planning, design and traffic management solutions targeting the service provider industry.