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

AT&T gets into the home automation game

AT&T (NYSE: T) is making it official that it too has a home automation plan with the launch of its newly created "Digital Life Services" group. Taking its place in the AT&T Mobility and

Orange Business steps up its Asia Pacific growth effort

Orange Business Services is looking to enhance its multinational corporation (MNC) customers' desire to reach into Asia Pacific by putting more energy into the region. In 2011 alone, the service

Hawaiian Telcom puts final offer to union on the table

Hawaiian Telcom (Nasdaq: HCOM) is going to present what it says is its best and final offer to settle a contract dispute between the company and the IBEW Local 1357 union. In mid-August, the service

CenturyLink to implement usage caps on DSL users

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the latest service provider to meter how much bandwidth their DSL consumers use every month. Citing a supposed memo posted by a user in its broadband forum, a Broadband DSL

Report: Home WiFi bandwidth use to more than double by 2015

Offering the convenience of being able to connect anywhere in a home, it's no surprise that WiFi-based home networks are becoming the popular choice to provide data connections for any consumer

UPDATED: AT&T, America Movil establish partnership to serve global MNC customers

America Movil (NYSE: AMX) and AT&T (NYSE: T) are both keen on finding more ways to serve their respective global multinational corporation customers in both Latin America and other emerging

tw telecom to repurchase $300M of its shares

tw telecom's (Nasdaq: TWTC) board of directors have approved the competitive provider's share repurchase plan of up to $300 million. "Our decision to initiate this larger, multi-year share

iiNet confirms it is buying TransACT for $60M

iiNet, a competitive Australian service provider, made it official that it is going to acquire TransACT for AUD 60 million (USD 60 million) following a number of reports that the pair were finalizing

FCC goes public with its ambitious Connect America Fund

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has taken the covers off its $4.5 billion "Connect America Fund," an effort that is designed to subsidize broadband service in rural hard to reach areas,

FiberLight lends connection to the North Georgia Network

North Georgia Networks (NGN), an eight-member consortium in Georgia that's building a 1,000-mile fiber middle mile optical network across North Georgia, has established a connection with FiberLight