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

Verizon places data center management task in Terremark's hands

Now that it has almost a year under its belt as a working subsidiary of Verizon (NYSE: VZ), Terremark is going to soon overtake management of all of the telco's global data centers in addition to

WAN optimization vendor Blue Coat goes private

Blue Coat Systems, a Web security and WAN optimization vendor, has reached an agreement to be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $1.3 billion. The company's shareholders will receive

Bell Canada, Rogers acquire stakes in Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment

Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) and cable rival Rogers Communications (NYSE: RCI) have joined forces to up their respective content libraries by acquiring a joint 75 percent stake in Maple Leaf Sports &

BT to extend fiber-based broadband to Scotland and Cornwall

BT (NYSE: BT) is dedicating about £2.5 billion ($3.92 billion) to bring Fiber-to-the-X-based broadband in its Scotland serving area. Set to cover about 277,000 premises, BT will begin making

ADTRAN snaps up Nokia Siemens Networks' wireline broadband access unit

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) is bolstering its own wireline broadband access powers by purchasing Nokia Siemens Networks' (NSN) fixed line Broadband Access business (BBA), including its associated

Is cable the right complement to Verizon's FiOS network?

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) President and CEO Lowell McAdam made it clear this week during the UBS Warburg conference that they have a set a goal to where they ultimately want to reach in building out FiOS

Australia's ACCC receives Telstra's breakup plan, but wholesale ADSL concerns remain

Australia's telecom regulator, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), now has Telstra's (ASX: TLS.AX) revised structural separation undertaking (SSU) in its hands and plans to

Report: Global businesses will shell out $140B on managed services by 2016

As more large enterprises look for a way to curb IT management costs, they are turning more of their respective telecom service functions over to a service provider. Insight Research confirms in its

NTCA asks FCC to review its USF/ICC reform stance

The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) believes that the FCC needs to do some more work on its Universal Service and Intercarrier Compensation reform plans. Representing

BT, Orange establish telepresence connectivity agreement

BT (NYSE: BT) and Orange Business Services have agreed to let each of their own respective video exchange customers conduct telepresence meetings using each other's network. This pact will help both