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

Maine PUC determines FairPoint will meet its state broadband rollout goals

It appears that FairPoint (Other OTC: FRCMQ.PK) may be on its way to meeting 83 percent broadband access deployment goal in Maine, reported The Portland Press Herald. This achievement was revealed

Vonage completes refinancing process

Vonage (NYSE: VG) may finally be free of its financial troubles as the VoIP provider announced this week it has completed its refinancing process. With its new $200 million, five-year term loan

Cbeyond expands service footprint with Actelis' EFM solution

Cbeyond (Nasdaq: CBEY) wants to provide its suite of managed services to any customer in its serving area regardless of location, and it believes that it can achieve that goal through an Ethernet

Telus: IPTV, broadband to be wireline growth engines in 2011

Feeling "empowered" by its ongoing bet on wireline broadband, Telus (Toronto: T.TO) believes it's on target to meet its overall revenue targets of CAD $9.925 to $10.225 billion. Not surprisingly,

AT&T expands U-verse presence in Louisville, Ky.

AT&T (NYSE: T) is keeping up its promise of U-verse service expansion with continued expansion of the service in its Louisville, Ky. market. With this network expansion, AT&T is making its

Ciena appoints Infinera's Rick Dodd as VP of global marketing

Rick Dodd has traded in his Infinera (Nasdaq: INFN) duds to take up his new role as Ciena's (Nasdaq: CIEN) new senior vice president of global marketing. Reporting directly to Ciena's President and

TelePacific adds VoIP service to its Ethernet over Copper offering

TelePacific wants to illustrate how SMB customers can use Ethernet for more applications than just data, so it's offering its SIP-based SmartVoice service with its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) product.

CenturyLink-Qwest merger gets Montana PSC approval

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has crossed off another point on its merger checklist with Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) as the Montana Public Service Commission has granted approval of the deal. Before

Reliance Globalcom jumps aboard CENX's Ethernet exchange train

By joining CENX's Ethernet exchange, Reliance Globalcom believes it can not only expand Ethernet service to customers located outside of its network footprint, but also be more responsive to their

AboveNet clears regulatory hurdle to expand its Canadian operations

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) has cleared a major hurdle in offering services to Canadian businesses as the Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruled that it can lease dark