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

New Zealand awards initial broadband plan contractors

The New Zealand government's dream of building a national broadband network are getting underway as it has awarded two utility companies to construct the urban portion of the project. Northpower Ltd

Juniper acquires virtualization security vendor Altor Networks

Keen on expanding its virtualization capabilities, Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) has acquired Altor Networks, a provider of virtualization security technology. By acquiring Altor, Juniper says it

Teresa Mastrangelo takes video service expertise to Infonetics Research

Teresa Mastrangelo is taking up new digs at Infonetics Research as the research firm's new Directing Analyst for Cable, Satellite, and IPTV Video. A 23-year telecom industry veteran, including 10 as

Is Verizon's Home Phone Connect a way to poach its divested wireline customers?

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may have hung up its landline voice customer base in 14 states when it sold those lines off to Frontier, but that does not mean that it's not going to compete against the

INOC becomes part of Allied Fiber's dark fiber community

INOC, a provider of network operating center monitoring, reporting and support services for service providers, has joined Allied Fiber's Dark Fiber Community. Service providers can access Allied

Lars Nyberg to remain in TeliaSonera's CEO post through 2013

Lars Nyberg, TeliaSonera's (Stockholm: TLSN.ST) current CEO, found out late last week that he'll be sticking around for at least another two years. Although Nyberg could retire next December when he

Chattanooga's municipal FTTH network is near completion

After overcoming political wrangling with the city's incumbent service providers to build its Fiber to the Home network, the joint Chattanooga, Tenn. Electric Power Board (EPB) network will be

BT to test 1 Gbps FTTH, plans to expand fiber network into 40 new markets

BT (NYSE: BT) is once again testing the boundaries of its Fiber to the X plans with plans to trial 1 Gbps Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) broadband service Kesgrave, Suffolk. Set to begin early next

Ericsson's chairman Michael Treschow plans to step down

Feeling that the company is "in good shape," Ericsson's (Nasdaq: ERIC) Chairman Michael Treschow announced today that he's going to leave the Stockholm, Sweden-based company either next year or in

nTelos completes FiberNet acquisition

By wrapping up its acquisition of FiberNet from CLEC One Communications, nTelos (NASDAQ: NTLS) now becomes West Virginia's largest service provider behind Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR). With