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

UPDATED: Mexico's telecom regulator president under fire for awarding contracts to friends

Mony de Swaan, the president of Mexico's telecom regulator Cofetel, is being criticized for awarding two contracts worth about $200,000 for businesses run by two of his friends, including a telecom

NTT Europe continues expansion with new PoP in Amsterdam

NTT's (NYSE: NTT) European subsidiary NTT Europe established a new Point of Presence (PoP) in EvoSwitch, Amsterdam, a major European data center provider. Designed to provide its ISP and content

Optimum Lightpath ignites 5,000 business buildings with fiber

Optimum Lightpath, a competitive service provider serving predominantly New York metro-based businesses, now has a fiber network that is connected to over 5,000 buildings. On top of its fiber

SureWest gives Kansas City business customers free DOCSIS 3.0 speed updates

SureWest Communications (Nasdaq: SURW) is giving a free speed boost to its Kansas City commercial Internet customers that are served by its HFC-based cable network. Made possible via its DOCSIS 3.0

CenturyLink lights up private line services for five DoD agencies

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is continuing its ongoing roll in serving the federal government by winning a contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency/Defense Information Technology Contracting

Verizon's Terremark appoints Nelson Fonseca as new president

Terremark, Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) cloud and managed services subsidiary, has promoted Nelson Fonseca as its new president. Fonseca Fonseca takes over the reins from Kerry Bailey, who was

North State Communications acquires DataChambers to shore up data center, managed services capabilities

North State Communications, an ILEC that offers services in North Carolina's Piedmont Triad region, is bolstering its business capabilities with new managed services and colocation facilities by

Week in research: CMTS responds to cable bandwidth demand; smart energy drives ZigBee semiconductor growth

Countries remain divided on home energy management: While the idea of home energy sounds compelling, the willingness of consumers to pay for such a service varies by country as revealed in Strategy

Cable&Wireless LIME Jamaica lights up 100 Mbps FTTH service

Cable and Wireless Communications' (LSE: CW.L) Caribbean business LIME has officially launched its 100 Mbps residential Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service. Initially available only in Montego Bay and

CRTC ruling opens Canada's North Territory to competitors

Starting next May, residential and business customers in Canada's North region will be able to choose from more than one provider for phone service as the Canadian Radio-television and