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 email@example.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.
Articles by Sean Buckley
CenturyLink could be a possible suitor for tw telecom, a profitable competitive provider serving the business services market which may be putting itself up for sale.
The EAGLE-Net Alliance (ENA), an "intergovernmental" cooperative building a middle mile network to deliver optical services to local government agencies, hospitals, libraries and schools, on Monday refuted arguments that it is overbuilding in markets where there's already a broadband service provider present.
BT on Monday won a $100 million global managed services deal with British American Tobacco, illustrating that it can effectively compete in the growing consumer packaged goods (CPG) segment.
Zayo Group on Tuesday wrapped up its acquisition of the remaining piece of USCarrier Telecom (USCarrier), a service provider that it initially gained a 50 percent stake in following its acquisition of American Fiber Systems (AFS) in 2010.
AT&T has put the finishing touches on Subsea 7's global IP VPN network upgrade, one that will cover over 30 of the company's worldwide sites.
Accenture on Monday acquired Nokia Siemens Networks' IPTV software, a move that will immediately enhance the systems integration and services company's over-the-top video capabilities with a broader set of integration and software components.
CenturyLink on Monday decided to cancel a tender offer by its Qwest Communications subsidiary and a concurrent public offering of its senior debt securities, a move that was supposed to extend the life and reduce the interest rate of its current debt and pay down debt.
Ghana's National Information Technology Agency tapped Alcatel-Lucent to help it extend a number of online services to government agencies in remote parts of the country.