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

TELUS, Orange join in new remote telehealth pact

Telus Health Solutions (Toronto: T.TO) and Orange have come together to target new remote health opportunities for chronic disease patients. Orange reported that during a recent trial of the Calydial

Bell Canada's Astral Media acquisition gets green light from shareholders

Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) has cleared another hurdle in its effort to acquire Astral Media, as that company's shareholders approved the deal at a meeting held this week in Montreal. Astral shareholders

Senator urges FCC, DOJ to review Verizon's cable deal, DSL/POTS bundling

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) pending marketing deal with cable companies is under fire from U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), who said he believes the pact raises competitive concerns. Kohl The

Telstra improves VPN, cloud performance with Application Assured Networking service

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) believes that it can provide an even better experience for its enterprise cloud and VPN customers so it has introduced its Application Assured Networking (AAN) service.

No issue on Monday

Just wanted to wish you all a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend. Due to the holiday, FierceTelecom will not publish Monday, but we'll be back in your inbox Tuesday morning. Also, I wanted to take

Ciena ups its control plane ante with new OneConnect offering

Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) is extending the capabilities of its control plane technology across all of its platforms, including the 6500 Packet-Optical Transport System (P-OTS) gear it acquired from

Transtelco dips feet into the cloud market with Alcatel-Lucent's CloudBand product

Transtelco, a competitive provider targeting the U.S. to Mexico border, is evaluating a cloud services strategy by conducting a trial of Alcatel-Lucent's (NYSE: ALU) CloudBand solution. During the

NTT adds VPLS service to its European service mix

NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) is giving European customers another option for Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS), one of many moves it has made lately to appeal to the market's multinational

Gig.U member Case Western Reserve lights up 1 Gbps fiber network

Case Western Reserve University, one of the 37 partners in Blair Levin's emerging Gig.U project, is one of the first universities to build out an on-campus 1G-capable fiber network. The Cleveland,

Upstate New York mayors say Verizon is ignoring pleas for FiOS service

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may have made it known that it does not want to bring its Fiber to the Premises (FTTP)-based FiOS outside of towns and cities where it has an existing service agreement in place,