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 sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

CENX applies Ethernet exchange knowledge to wireless backhaul providers

CENX has found yet another application for its growing Ethernet exchange service base: wireless backhaul. By making its Carrier Ethernet exchanges as aggregation points available to Ethernet wireless

CenturyLink-Qwest marriage gets Arizona Corporation Commission's blessing

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Qwest (NYSE: Q) came one step closer to achieving their goal of closing their merger on April 1 as the Arizona Corporation Commission gave its approval of the deal. Prior

Massachusetts Technology Collaborative tasks Axia to operate middle mile network

The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has employed Canadian-based Axia NetMedia to run its $71.6 million MassBroadband 123 fiber-optic network, a middle mile network effort being built to extend

Lightower opens office in Boston's financial district

Lightower Fiber Networks has opened a new office in Boston, Mass. to capitalize on new network and business opportunities it is looking to serve in the Boston metro area. Set in the heart of the

Overture, Hatteras Networks merge to create a larger Ethernet aggregation, access vendor

Overture Networks and Hatteras Networks have decided that they would be better off combining their complementary Ethernet resources as a combined company. Financial details of the deal, which is

Verizon addresses distributed businesses with UC&C-as-a-Service offering

Verizon Business (NYSE: VZ) is taking charge of the cloud services opportunity that play into the enterprise and government customers global and mobile needs. The service provider is introducing

AT&T and San Francisco square off on U-verse VRAD cabinet placement

AT&T (NYSE: T) and San Francisco's environmentally conscious residents are getting ready to battle again as the telco gets ready to extend its U-verse IPTV service into the city. On one hand it's

Hughes wires up Heartland Automotive with managed satellite VoIP service

Jiffy Lube's largest franchisee, Heartland Automotive Services, has tapped into Hughes Networks Systems' (Nasdaq: HUGH) VoIP service that will allow it to get rid of multiple POTS lines at its retail

TalkTalk to repay consumers for billing errors

UK-based competitive broadband provider TalkTalk must repay consumers $4.07 million in refunds and goodwill payments stemming from an Ofcom investigation that revealed 62,000 of its customers weren't

Qwest, CenturyLink reach settlement with shareholders over merger terms

A series of shareholder lawsuits brought against Qwest (NYSE: Q) and their soon to be parent CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) have been dismissed by a federal judge in Denver. Diane Reberger, a Qwest