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

Metro Fibrewerx lights up OCAD University's fiber network

Metro Fibrewerx, a provider of dark fiber networks, has built out a fiber network for OCAD University linking its main campus center at 100 McCaul Street in Toronto with multistrand dark fibers to

SK Telecom builds out 40 Gbps network with built-in 100 Gbps path

SK Telecom, Korea's largest wireless operator, is expanding the capacity of its current network to 40 Gbps, a process that includes a foundation to transition to 100 Gbps. Powering the new 40 Gbps

Nortel's patents still up for grabs

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) may have the leading bid for Nortel's remaining patents, but there's still time for other companies interested in snapping up the last bits of the once-mighty telecom vendor.

Telmex forced to reduce rural wireline interconnection fees

Telmex (NYSE: TMX) is once again facing regulatory ire of Cofetel, which is now asking the Mexican incumbent operator to reduce the feeds it charges competitors like Telefonica (NYSE: TEF) to connect

ABI: Multiplay bundles drive $53B in pay TV service revenue

Cable and telco moves to offer competitively priced double, triple and quad-play bundles are driving up pay-TV subscriber numbers and revenues. A new ABI Research report revealed that bundled service

CenturyLink sells $350M senior notes to help fund Savvis acquisition

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is going to sell $350 million of newly-issued unsecured six year senior notes and $1.25 billion of 10-year senior notes to help fund its Savvis acquisition. The six year notes

GTT expands geographic reach, product set with completion of PacketExchange deal

GTT has completed its purchase of UK-based PacketExchange, a deal which instantly gives it a combined global customer base of over 1,200 customers located throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.

Verizon cuts energy consumption at 24 of its U.S. data centers

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) latest initiative to target cooling efficiency helped reduce energy consumption and emissions at 24 of its U.S. data centers. By leveraging energy management systems from

KKR and TPG abandon bid for Nokia Siemens Networks

Nokia and Siemens' desire to sell a major stake in their Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) venture took another setback this week as private equity groups KKR and TPG have decided such a deal is not a fit

GTA TeleGuam transfers ownership to Advantage Partners

GTA TeleGuam is now a wholly-owned company of Advantage Partners, having completed the transfer of ownership to the new private equity firm from Shamrock Capital Advisors. From all accounts, it will