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

XO Communications brings WAN services to Dickstein Shapiro

XO Communications on Tuesday announced it has been tapped to provide Dickstein Shapiro LLP, a major law firm, with a set of WAN voice and data services to serve its national footprint of offices.

GoDaddy moves its DNS servers to VeriSign following major outage

GoDaddy is moving its Domain Name Service control into the care of VeriSign, the website hosting provider announced Monday, after suffering a major DNS server outage that took scores of websites offline yesterday.

Bell Canada, Bell Aliant ask for regulatory permission to raise payphone fees

Bell Canada and its fellow telco subsidiary Bell Aliant have asked Canadian regulators to charge more to recoup their  investments on their payphone businesses.

BSNL dominates India's growing broadband subscriber base

India's consumers, according to a new report by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, like their broadband connections, driving 17.4 percent growth year over year.

SFR expands global service alliance with Verizon and other carriers

SFR Business Team, the France-based business arm of SFR, has formed a new business service initiative called Network Team that includes Verizon Business, Vodafone, Etisalat, Maroc Telecom and Tata Communications.

Frontier to serve up higher broadband speeds in West Va.

Frontier Communications on Monday said it plans to start delivering up to 25 Mbps DSL services to 405,000 West Virginia residential and business customers.

Optimum Lightpath introduces New Jersey education technology grant program

Optimum Lightpath on Monday said it will award up to $100,000 in financial grants to help New Jersey's K-12 schools expand their use of technology in the classroom.

Integra Telecom brings fiber services to Oregon Health Network

Integra Telecom won a contract to provide fiber-based network services to the Oregon Health Network, a statewide integrated healthcare network serving Oregon, the company announced Thursday.

GTS CE selects Overture to deliver Ethernet services in Central Europe

GTS CE, a pan-European service provider that supplies both business and wholesale services in Central and Eastern Europe, on Monday named Overture Networks as one of its key Ethernet over Copper vendors.

Telecom Italia won't bid on GVT

Telecom Italia will not make a bid on Global Village Telecom (GVT), a Brazil-based service provider owned by French media and telecom conglomerate Vivendi.