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

Frontier Q2 revenue down from Q1, but Verizon line integration process is on track

With one year since the acquisition of Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) rural lines now under its belt, Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) reported that while revenue in the second quarter of 2011 dipped to

Zayo lights up more fiber in West Va. to target public sector, business opportunities

As West Virginia becomes a growing hub for government agencies and new technology businesses, Zayo is adding more fiber to its diet. Similar to the ongoing expansions it has undertaken in its

NTT's Japan to U.S. network route reaches 500 Gbps mark

NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) has once again upped the ante of its IP global network speed by expanding capacity on its Japan-to-United States transpacific network to 500 Gbps. This comes less than

XO Communications' Ethernet services get MEF 9, 14 certification nod

XO Communications' (OTC BB: XOHO) Ethernet users now have another assurance that their service is sound as the CLEC earned the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) MEF 9 and MEF 14 certifications. In this

Telstra submits network separation plan to Australian telecom regulators

With its $11.6 billion network sale on the table, Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) has put a plan in place detailing how it will migrate customers from its copper network to the government's National Broadband

Hawaiian Telcom stays mum about its IPTV strategy

Hawaiian Telcom may be determined to take on the state's near-monopoly video provider Oceanic Time Warner with its own IPTV service on Oahu, but does not want to reveal when it is actually going to

Huawei names former UK CIO as its global cybersecurity officer

Huawei has made another move to bolster its international expansion strategy by naming John Suffolk, the UK Government's former CIO, as its new global cybersecurity officer. Reporting directly to

America Movil moves to purchase the remaining 40% of Telmex

America Movil (NYSE: AMX) is anxious to put the last piece of its telecom empire puzzle together with a $6.5 billion bid to acquire the remaining 40.4 percent stake in Telmex (NYSE: TMX). Last year,

Integra Telecom adds Ethernet over Copper service to boost reach

Integra Telecom may be a fiber-rich service provider, but since it's not economically feasible to deliver fiber-based Ethernet to every building, it's complementing its fiber network with Ethernet

In-Stat: Healthcare to spend $518M on cloud services in 2015

If the service provider industry is looking a new vertical segment to chase for cloud service opportunities, they should look no further than the healthcare industry. A new In-Stat study, "Healthcare