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

Vertical: Business fiber availability up in U.S. and Europe, but SMBs remain underserved

Fiber availability continues to be one of the main drivers to extend Ethernet and high speed low-latency services to businesses. Newly released research from Vertical Systems Group revealed that

Telecom Italia raises ownership stake in Telecom Argentina to 21 percent

Seeing a greater opportunity in the Latin American telecom market, Telecom Italia (NYSE: TI) has bought a 10 percent stake in Telecom Argentina from its holding company Sofora's capital for $145

Broadview Networks puts cloud services into the SMB's hands

Broadview Networks believes the SMB should be able to get the same kinds of managed services that large enterprises can get so it is offering its Cloud Computing Services, a set of managed

Level 3 maintains focus on smart growth, keeps M&A options open

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) remains confident that ongoing growth in business services and a restart of wholesale network sales will help it meet its growth targets. Speaking at this

FiberNet accuses Suddenlink of poaching business customers

FiberNet, which became part of NTELOS (Nasdaq: NTLS) when the telco bought them from the former One Communications, alleges that cable competitor Suddenlink Communications is unfairly luring away its

Is Genachowski getting ready to flee the FCC coop?

It appears that FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski may be getting ready to step down as the agency's chairman because President Barack Obama may be nominating him as the next Secretary of Commerce,

FTTH deployments drove $800 million in Q4 PON sales

Ongoing Fiber to the Home (FTTH) deployments by carriers in China and Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) ongoing FiOS rollout helped drive almost $800 million in revenues in Q4 2010. "We estimate that China

Cable and Wireless renames its African business Afinis

Cable & Wireless' African operations will now be known as Afinis. Set on serving Africa's largest businesses, Afinis is the product of CWC's Divona and Connecteo businesses, the two African

Colba.Net takes on Bell Canada, Videotron with low-price IPTV bundle

Colba.Net, a competitive business and residential service provider, is ready to attack incumbent telco Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) and cable giant Videotron in Montreal with a $20 per month double-play

Rumor mill: French regulator Arcep mulls France Telecom breakup

Arcep, France's main telecom regulator, doesn't want France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) getting all of the country's Fiber to the Home (FTTH) action, and is reportedly thinking about breaking up the former