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 sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

Telefonica Brazil's Vivo Participacoes starts delivering IPTV in Sao Paulo

Telefonica Brazil's Vivo Participacoes unit has begun offering its new IPTV service over its Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network in Sao Paulo.

Broadband Forum holds VDSL2 G.Vector plugfest

A group of chipset vendors developing VDSL2 G.Vector products participated in one of the first interoperability testing events of the ITU-T's G.Vector specifications held in late September at the University of New Hampshire's Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL).

Cross River Fiber enhances financial market reach with Telx partnership

Cross River Fiber, an emerging dark fiber provider, on Wednesday announced that it is building a low-latency fiber connection into Telx's colocation facilities in Clifton, N.J. to target new opportunities in the financial trading industry.

Tower Cloud brings fiber reach into South Georgia

Dallas -- Tower Cloud, an alternative wireless backhaul specialist, on Tuesday announced that it completed a 1,225 route network serving the I-75 corridor in South Georgia.

Sizing up the possibilities of SIP trunking

As more enterprises and SMBs find their existing premise-based PBX phone systems are reaching obsolesence or their TDM service contracts with local telcos are up for review, migration to a SIP trunking service looks more attractive.

Seaborn taps Alcatel-Lucent to build its U.S.-to-Brazil cable network

Seaborn Networks has tasked Alcatel-Lucent with building out Seabras-1, a proposed 10,700 km submarine cable system that's designed to provide a direct network route between New York and Sao Paulo, with a branch to Fortaleza, Brazil.

Searchlight Capital acquires a big piece of Integra Telecom

Integra Telecom on Wednesday announced that Searchlight Capital Partners has purchased a large equity stake in the CLEC.

EarthLink lights up Memphis-to-Chicago long-haul route

EarthLink on Tuesday unveiled an initiative to expand its network with a Memphis, Tenn.-to-Chicago long-haul fiber route that it said is set to be completed by the end of the year.

Frontier begins offering AT&T Mobility services in select markets

Frontier Communications  on Tuesday begun offering wireless services to its wireline customer base through a resale arrangement with AT&T Mobility.

XO extends service reach into the Toronto market

XO Communications on Tuesday announced it has extended its network into the Toronto market, offering its suite of IP services to both business and wholesale service provider customers.