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

NTT Communications continues to restore network services in Japan's Tohoku region

NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) reported that it is making progress to restore communications services in the wake of the earthquake that struck the Tohoku region of Japan on Friday, March 11.

US Signal augments its wholesale Ethernet services via Telx's Ethernet exchange

US Signal is continuing its ongoing network expansion efforts by joining Telx's Ethernet exchange in Chicago to expand its wholesale carrier Ethernet service suite. Unlike traditional Ethernet

Verizon furthers its reach into CENX's Ethernet exchanges

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is expanding its reach into CENX's Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. locations to address customer demand for the Ethernet exchange services they launched early last year. The use

Overture and Hatteras complete merger

Overture Networks is leveraging this week's COMPTEL trade show in Las Vegas to announce the completion of its merger with fellow Ethernet Access Device (EAD) vendor Hatteras Networks. "With the

Canada's CRTC eases consumer's ability to switch service providers

Canadian consumers will soon be able to switch their wireline or wireless service providers a bit more easily through new rules passed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications

COMPTEL Spring 2011: Sidera Networks introduces E-Connect Ethernet Hub service

Sidera Networks' new E-Connect Hub Service is a response to the Ethernet service provider's desire to simplify the Ethernet interconnection process. Leveraging the Metro Ethernet's (MEF 26) External

COMPTEL Spring 2011: Frontier turns to Actelis for DSLAM backhaul, EoC services

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) may have focused its initial attention on the lines it purchased from Verizon (NYSE: VZ) last year on upgrading PSTN quality and conducting necessary back office

A2D to build an eight county middle mile network in Alabama

With a $59 million Broadband Technologies Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant in hand, A2D is ready to begin building Trillion Telecommunications' 2,200 mile middle mile network to serve south central

Telstra shareholders put NBN sale vote on hold

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) has decided to delay holding a shareholder vote on its $11 billion wireline network sale to the government for inclusion its National Broadband Network (NBN). Although the

NETGEAR to acquire Westell's customer premise gear unit

NETGEAR (Nasdaq: NTGR) is going to purchase Westell's (Nasdaq: WSTL) Customer Networking Solutions (CNS) division for about $33.5 million. Already providing its CPE gear to Verizon Communications (