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

Week in research: Danish 100 Mbps broadband rises; Class 5 switch replacement drives IMS

Danish broadband speeds are rising fast: In its "Broadband Survey 2011," the Danish telecom regulator National IT and Telecom Agency revealed that by the end of the first half of 2011, 38 percent of

Bell South veteran Ray Smets joins Metaswitch

Metaswitch has added yet another well-known former service provider executive to its management roster by appointing Ray Smets as its new vice president of global field operations. Smets

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Central Valley Independent Network to begin work on California middle mile project

Central Valley Independent Network (CVIN), a consortium of affiliates of independent telephone companies in central and northern California, will soon begin construction on a new middle mile network

Telstra hands in revised separation plan to Australia's telecom regulator

Telstra's (ASX: TLS.AX) plan to sell off its wireline network to the National Broadband Network (NBN) is back in the hands of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), which will

CyrusOne boosts data center team by appointing Michael Duckett as COO

CyrusOne, Cincinnati Bell's (NYSE: CBB) data center and managed service provider unit, has named IT and telecom veteran Michael Duckett as its new COO. Duckett As one of the latest C-level

PAETEC equips Fort Drum with fiber services through DISA

PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET), through its acquisition of the former Intellifiber/Cavalier, has continued to rack up new government customer wins and its latest agreement to supply Fort Drum, N.Y. with fiber

EATEL makes entry into wireless business via LightSquared resale relationship

EATEL, a Gonzales, La.-based independent ILEC, is the latest wireline-centric service provider to craft a deal with a wireless operator to extend wireless services to its respective customer base.

Allstream lights up 100G network with Ciena

Allstream, the business arm of MTS Allstream (Toronto: MBT.TO), is responding to its customers' needs for higher bandwidth by implementing 100G capabilities on its national network. To reach the 100G

Nokia Siemens Networks to shed 17,000 employees, exit segments outside mobile broadband

Nokia Siemens Networks believes that in order to get itself back on a path to profitability it need to take the drastic step of laying off about 17,000 employees by the end of 2013 and shut down