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

Zayo wraps up integration of AboveNet's network

Zayo on Thursday completed the integration of AboveNet's network, which it acquired this July, into its own fold.

Standards groups look at what lies beyond 100G

Even as a host of incumbent, competitive and Research & Education (R&E) players are building out 100G optical networks, there's already growing talk about 400G and even Tbps speeds.

Sidera to provide low latency services to DuPont Fabros Technology's data center

Sidera Networks on Wednesday won a deal to provide its "ultra-low latency" service between DuPont Fabros Technology's NJ1 data center located in Piscataway, N.J. and 2905 Diehl Road in Aurora, Ill., a key financial trading route.

SK Broadband selects Alcatel-Lucent for its 100G optical transition

SK Broadband, one of South Korea's largest service providers, on Thursday became the latest service provider to build out a 100G optical network.

Terremark brings security services to Sao Paulo, Brazil

Terremark, Verizon's data center and cloud services subsidiary, on Wednesday launched a set of managed and professional security services in Brazil and in other Latin American countries.

Inteliquent CEO Saboo and CFO Junkroski to step down

Inteliquent on Thursday announced that Surendra Saboo, the company's president and chief operating officer, is leaving the service provider in October, as well as Robert M. Junkroski, the company's chief financial officer.

Sonus shuffles its management deck

Sonus Networks on Thursday announced that two of its main executives, Todd A. Abbott and Jeffrey M. Snider, are assuming new duties, one of the latest moves made by CEO Ray Dolan since taking the reins of the company in 2010.

Telecom Italia gives more thought to spinning off wireline network

Telecom Italia COO Marco Patuano said on Friday that spinning out wireline network is an "interesting" idea, while confirming that it is conducting discussions with a state-backed financing body to collaborate on new broadband projects.

VoIP quality standards can't wait

A new standard that will improve the quality of VoIP services finally saw the light of day when the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) recently approved it following almost two years of deliberation.

Chattanooga's EPB increases speeds, lowers prices on its FTTH products

EPB Fiber, the Chattanooga, Tenn.-based utility telco service provider known for its 1G Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) service, has realigned the structure of its speed and pricing regime.