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

Sens. Kerry, McCain unveil privacy bill to protect online consumers

A new bill has been introduced by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) to ensure consumers can maintain their online and offline privacy. The goal of the new Commercial Privacy Bill

Vermont's broadband, wireless expansion plan met with elation and protest

Vermont's Senate has proposed an ambitious bill to expand broadband services and wireless coverage throughout the state by 2013, but critics are concerned that the bill does not go far enough.

Zayo establishes IPv6 network pact with Hurricane Electric

Zayo's new partnership with Hurricane Electric for IPv6 connectivity will add another service to the competitive provider's growing service holster and is an example of the cooperative environment

Is Level 3's Global Crossing acquisition enough to reverse its revenue fortunes?

Level 3 (Nasdaq: LVLT) made its first large acquisition in a number of years with a $1.9 billion bid for Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) this week-a deal that gives it greater international reach and

Cisco shuts down Flip video business, dismisses 550 employees

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has finally unveiled the first element fruits of its reorganization plan with the first victim being its Flip video division and about 550 employees. Instead of opting completely

HomeGrid Forum establishes product accreditation test house with TRaC

The Home Grid Forum (HGF), the main advocates of the G.hn standard, will leverage TRaC as its first test house to certify HomeGrid products. TRaC will work directly with silicon providers and home

Infonetics: IP/Ethernet dominated wireless backhaul spending in 2010

Driven by the wireless operator's ongoing migration from 2G to 3G and even 4G LTE, wireless operators continue to turn to IP/Ethernet as their wireless backhaul solution of choice. Infonetics' new

Oregon regulators encourage video consumers to choose Comcast over Frontier

If a $500 installation fee isn't enough to dissuade you from not signing up with Frontier's (NYSE: FTR) FiOS service, Washington County regulators are now advising would-be video customers to sign up

Sprint will take part in World IPv6 day

Sprint (NYSE: S) has decided to join other technology companies in the Internet Society's World IPv6 day as a way to increase awareness and accelerate IPv6 deployment. Similar to other participants,

XO CEO Carl Grivner resigns from company

Carl Grivner, the president and CEO of XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO), has decided to leave the company. Grivner, who has served as XO's CEO and as a company director since 2003, come on the heels