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

Telecom New Zealand advances AAPT fiber network, considers demerger

Telecom New Zealand believes the best way to maintain the competitive footing of its Australian subsidiary AAPT is to upgrade its fiber network. Paul Reynolds, Telecom New Zealand's CEO, said the

Report: 30% of consumers cut their landline voice cord

If you take a look at second quarter earnings statements of the top six U.S. or even the large Canadian telcos--Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO), Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE), MTS Allstream (Toronto:

Global Crossing heats up its Latin American VoIP network with Veraz Networks

Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) has made another move in enhancing its Latin America presence by deploying Veraz's ControlSwitch platform to interconnect various networks in the region. In this

AT&T takes U-verse into Austin, Tx condo community

Condominium residents that live in Austin, Texas' 2nd Street District, the city's newest shopping and cultural center, will enhance their living experience further as AT&T (NYSE: T) brings its

Windstream's Q-Comm purchase shows broadening of competitive market

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) was back in the M&A headlines this week with its proposed acquisition of Q-Comm and its two subsidiaries Kentucky Data Light (KDL) and Norlight Communications. Like many

AT&T, Verizon and ITI hash out net neutrality proposal

Once again, the bigwig leaders in the service provider and vendor community are gathering behind closed doors this week at the Information Technology Industry Council, a Washington-based lobbying

Telekom Austria steps up its Fiber to the X plans

Telekom Austria (NYSE: TKA) likes what it sees with its hybrid fiber/copper VDSL network, so it's going to expand the network footprint to cover 40 percent, or 1.59 million of the country's homes by

FiberLight brings fiber ring connection to Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In considering a network provider, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution had three common requirements: a dedicated private network connection, 99.999 percent reliability, and sub 2ms latency. And the

Cincinnati Bell forms new business services unit

With the launch of its Evolve business services subsidiary Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) is a recognition that, while the service provider is keen on selling IP-based services, not all of its customers

Verizon plots tablet computing FiOS TV application

If you're a consumer lucky enough to get Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) FiOS TV, you could soon be watching TV right on your Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) iPad or other tablet computing devices. Although it did not