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

Yahoo's Bartz ouster ignites new AOL merger possibilities

With Carol Bartz now out of Yahoo!'s (Nasdaq: YHOO) picture, AOL's (NYSE: AOL) CEO Tim Armstrong is revisiting his idea to merge the two Internet providers, according to two people with the matter in

Internap's CEO Cooney won't sell company, despite rapid data center consolidation trend

There may be a lot of consolidation going on in the data center space as more service providers look to cash in on the burgeoning cloud and managed services opportunity, but Internap is happy to

Utilities Telecom Council: Utility telecom spending could reach $3.2B in 2011

As U.S.-based utilities move ahead with their smart grid plans they will spend more of their capital dollars on telecom equipment and services throughout 2011, a new study by the Utilities Telecom

NTT America expands IP network presence in Brazil

NTT America (NYSE: NTT) and its Latin American counterpart NTT do Brasil are jointly expanding their presence in the region by building out a new point of presence (PoP) in Sao Paulo. Already a well

eircom to reach 1 million homes in Ireland with fiber-based broadband by 2015

eircom, Ireland's incumbent service provider, is so bullish about the country's Fiber to the Cabinet (FTTC) and Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) opportunities that it's set an aggressive plan to roll out

Internode to deliver IPTV service over Australia's NBN network

Internode is getting a head start with its soon to be launched IPTV service, fetchtv, even though the multicast services that are usually used to provide the TV service won't be available on the

NTELOS establishes $370M post-separation fund for Lumos Networks

As NTELOS (Nasdaq: NTLS) prepares to spin off its wireline division as a separate company, which will be called Lumos Networks, it has entered into a $370 million post-separation credit facility for adds video streaming to its growing service arsenal, a Calif.-based competitive broadband service provider, plans to launch a new streaming video service that will be delivered over its broadband network. The service provider, which has

Windstream adds to broadband stimulus portfolio with Iowa network upgrade

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) has begun construction on yet another small-scale broadband stimulus project in Protivin, Iowa this week. Funded through a $17.4 million ARRA (American Recovery and

UPDATED: FairPoint lays off 400 in latest cost-cutting measure

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP), in its ongoing quest to turn its financial fortunes, will lay off about 400 employees over the next several months. Management notified employees that about