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

PCCW, Tinet establish joint Ethernet extension partnership

PCCW Global, a subsidiary of Hong Kong's PCCW Ltd., and Tinet, a wholesale IP/Ethernet operator now owned by Neutral Tandem, have effectively "bridged" their Ethernet offerings to provide greater

XO appoints CDW exec Shane McNamara as new channel leader

XO (OTC BB: XOHO) is enhancing its channel program by appointing CDW executive Shane McNamara as its new VP of indirect sales, replacing the spot left open by Brian Law, who left XO in April to

First Communications enters the Toronto low latency service race

First Communications, a U.S.-based competitive service provider, is taking on the Canadian financial industry's low-latency challenge by expanding its low-latency fiber route to Toronto. Customers

Verizon's VA President Robert Woltz Jr. retires following 40-year career

Robert Woltz's 40 year tenure at Verizon (NYSE: VZ), much like other recent fellow Verizon retirees like former COO Denny Strigl and CFO John Killian, is a rarity in an industry where telecom

Level 3 takes European network into Slovenia and Croatia

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) is capitalizing on growing demand for its services in Europe by establishing points of presence (PoP) in both Ljubljana, Slovenia and Zagreb, Croatia. Seen as a

TelePacific establishes Texas market presence via Tel West acquisition

TelePacific is once again going to the acquisition well again to bolster its presence in the Texas market by acquiring Tel West. Similar to TelePacific, Austin, Texas-based Tel West is a regional

CenturyLink to expand employee base in its hometown Monroe, La. market

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has put Louisiana leader's fears to rest as it now plans to add 800 new jobs in the state by 2016 and open a new campus at Monroe, La. headquarters. Similar to the 350-job

TDS bolsters cloud vision again with OneNeck IT Services acquisition

TDS' (NYSE: TDS) latest move to acquire Scottsdale, Ariz.-based OneNeck IT Services, illustrates a growing trend by TDS to bolster their cloud strategies via a mix of internal development and

HomePNA technology to be part of DLNA's device interoperability guidelines

The HomePNA home networking wiring standard made another move forward as the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) plans to incorporate its technology into its Networked Device Interoperability

Cable&Wireless Worldwide CEO Jim Marsh flees following third profit warning

Cable&Wireless Worldwide (LSE: CW.L) CEO Jim Marsh decided to throw in the towel this week following the service provider's third profit warning in the past ten weeks, a problem it attributes to