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

Pacific Fibre gets its financing sources in order

Pacific Fibre, having recently decided to sever its alliance with Pacnet, has revealed that ANZ, Credit Suisse and First NZ Capital will be its main financial backers for its submarine cable system.

NTT confirms participation in World IPv6 Day

NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) is the latest service provider to announce their participation in World IPv6 Day, joining the likes of Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), Sprint (NYSE: S), tw telecom (Nasdaq:

Sidera Networks introduces low-latency switched Ethernet service

Sidera Networks is again enhancing its low-latency network offerings for financial customers with the addition of an ultra low-latency Switched Ethernet service. Not surprisingly, Sidera's new low

Sprint reduces wireline operating expenses in Q1, but revenue declines 14 percent

Sprint's (NYSE: S) wireline business continues to be impacted by the ongoing falling prices for VoIP services and lower traditional voice business volume. During the quarter, Sprint's wireline

Verizon's cloud service centers complete SAS 70 Type II examination

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has finished its annual SAS 70 Type II examination of its data centers that support its growing cloud computing service suite. At the same time, Verizon's Computing as a Service

Vodafone Czech Republic offers business-grade VDSL2 service

Vodafone Czech Republic's new VDSL2 service illustrates the idea that the majority of incumbent telcos still prefer to leverage a hybrid fiber/copper infrastructure to deliver higher broadband speeds

Telus changes its Usage Based Billing (UBB) tune

Telus (Toronto: T.TO), once heralded as more a liberal broadband provider, has changed its stance on Usage Based Billing (UBB) for its broadband DSL customers. Although it has not set a specific date

PAETEC capitalizes on Bay Area growth with new San Francisco office

PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) sees the potential in California's Bay Area so it's opening a business office in San Francisco that will initially house 10 new employees. Located on the 19th floor of 100 Spear

CenturyLink establishes greater cloud presence with $2.5 billion deal for Savvis

CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) move to acquire managed service and colocation provider Savvis (Nasdaq: SVVS) for $2.5 billion illustrates how the once-small town telephone company wants a piece of the

Equinix gains instant Latin American presence by completing its ALOG acquisition

Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX), together with private equity partner Riverwood Capital, has completed its acquisition of a major stake in Brazil-based ALOG Data Centers. With this all cash deal complete,