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

FiberMedia launches new agent and reseller program

FiberMedia, a data center provider focused on the New York metro and Cleveland markets, on Wednesday introduced Project Velocity, a program targeting the agent and reseller communities.

Level 3 extends CDN services to public sector via WITS-3 contract

Level 3 Communications on Tuesday began offering its content delivery network (CDN) services on the Washington Interagency Telecommunications System (WITS 3) contract.

VDSL equipment revenue rose 15% in Q2, says Dell'Oro

Fiber-based broadband is the ultimate last mile access dream, but there's arguably still strong momentum for hybrid copper/fiber-based VDSL, according to a new Dell'Oro report.

Equinix sells off 16 data centers to investment group for $75M

Equinix on Tuesday shed itself of 16 of its International  Business Exchange (IBX) data centers in the United States, selling them to an investment group consisting of 365 Main, Crosslink Capital and Housatonic Partners, for $75 million.

Vermont secures $3.1M to expand broadband availability

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin announced on Wednesday that the state has received additional funding to extend broadband service into more of the state's hard to reach areas.

XO incorporates Ciena into its 100G metro, regional network plans

XO Communications on Wednesday fit another piece into its 100G network puzzle in place by naming Ciena as another of its optical suppliers.

CenturyLink secures GSA Networx Enterprise task order with FCC

CenturyLink on Wednesday announced that it won two task orders from the Federal Communications Commission through the General Services Administration's Networx Enterprise contract vehicle.

AT&T, CBS retransmission agreement is the exception versus the rule

Unlike the contentious battles waged between satellite provider Dish Network and the AMC Network, the recent agreement that AT&T and CBS reached for content was done with little drama or fanfare.

Telstra reaches halfway mark with ADSL2+ upgrade

Telstra on Tuesday announced that it has installed 1,000 of the 2,000 add-on remote DSLAM devices on existing Remote Terminal (RT) cabinets to bring ADSL services to more of its customer base.

Frontier enhances broadband speeds in Ohio's Appalachian area

Frontier Communications on Tuesday said it deployed ADSL2+ with bonding to bring faster broadband data speeds to business and consumer users in 28 sections of Appalachian Ohio communities.