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

Brazil's Telebras to name contractors for national broadband plan

Brazil continues to make progress with its national broadband plan, otherwise known as (Plano Nacional de Banda Larga, PNBL), as its state-owned service provider Telebras is close to naming vendor

Time Warner Cable acquires NaviSite to take charge of cloud service opportunity

Time Warner Cable's (NYSE: TWC-WI) move to purchase cloud and data center service provider NaviSite illustrates that the traditional telcos aren't the only ones that want to gain a strong foothold in

Verizon to provide energy management solution to Constellation Energy

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) continues to play its utility industry hand by winning a deal to extend its IP-based network to power Constellation Energy's (NYSE: CEG) new online energy management portal.

Swisscom introduces new enterprise managed service offering

Swisscom's new suite of managed services reflects the idea that traditional telcos need to break out of the mold of being just a communications provider, and become one that can also provide a suite

Level 3 (Nasdaq: LVLT) saw continued revenue declines in Q4 2010, but remains upbeat about Core Services revenue

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) may have struck a recent deal to provide Internet backbone services to online movie giant Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), but that wasn't enough to lift the service

IEEE publishes final broadband over powerline standard

Broadband over Powerline (BPL) networking took another step forward today as the IEEE formally published the final IEEE 1901 BPL standard. Finalized in December 2010, interested manufacturers and

Telecom Italia eyes purchase of wholesale carrier Metroweb

Looking to bolster its metro and long-haul network capabilities, Telecom Italia (NYSE: TI) announced this week that it would like to acquire Milan-based fiber wholesale provider Metroweb, but it has

Canada's Prime Minister Harper to review proposed UBB rules

Canada's broadband consumers aren't the only ones unhappy with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's (CRTC) usage based billing (UBB) stance as the country's Prime

ABI Research: Managed home automation could be telcos' new service opportunity

While the notion of home automation has always conjured up images of consumers pressing a button to remotely turn on lights and automatic nets to catch burglars, the reality is home automation has

Verizon, eMeter to offer cloud-based electric meter management

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has struck a partnership with eMeter, a smart grid management software provider, are jointly developing a set of cloud-based meter data management services targeting the utility