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

Sidera Networks establishes express low latency route with ancotel USA

Sidera Networks continues to enhance its low latency service suite to appeal to financial services firms by establishing a new network link with ancotel USA's colocation facility in Westbury, N.Y. By

Telstra to invest $842M to expand cloud service capabilities

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) has a bullish outlook on the cloud services market, so it's going to spend over AUD 800 million (USD842 million) to expand its cloud capabilities through 2016. Already factored

Level 3 argues to FCC that Global Crossing deal will create a stronger competitor

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) has petitioned to the FCC that its pending acquisition of Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) won't cause any other carriers to raise competition or public interest

SureWest will soon join Russell 3000 Index

SureWest Communications' (Nasdaq: SURW) star continues to rise as the ILEC's stock will soon join the U.S. Russell 3000 Index later this month. According to a preliminary list of additions posted on

Verizon establishes partnership with Tata to extend its telepresence reach

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) new telepresence service partnership with Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL) illustrates that even with for all of its large set of assets its network won't reach everywhere.

FairPoint welcomes Maine regulation that claims to create competitive playing field

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) may have lost a lot of subscribers in the wake of the ongoing troubles it faced after purchasing Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) former New England lines, but new telecom

Calix surpasses $1B in broadband stimulus project awards

With West Kentucky and Tennessee Telecommunications Cooperative (WK&T) announcing its deployment of Calix (NYSE: CALX) last mile network access gear the vendor now exceeds $1 billion in aggregate

Google gets green light to buy Nortel patents amidst competitor objections

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) has received U.S. antitrust clearance to move ahead with its $900 million purchase of 6,000 Nortel patents. The U.S. Justice department said that Google's ownership of Nortel's

BT's Openreach fiber network to pass 5 million homes by the end of June

BT (NYSE: BT) Openreach is confident that by the end of this month its fiber network will pass five million homes and businesses. To reach its goal, Openreach will equip 66 additional telephone

Orange Business Services, Telefonica dial up telepresence pact

Orange Business Services and Telefonica's (NYSE: TEF) business customers will now be able to access each other's network to conduct telepresence sessions. By working with service providers that