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

Verizon adds interactivity features to FiOS in Pittsburgh, Tampa markets

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is enhancing how users in its Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay area markets interact with their FiOS TV experience with a new version of its FiOS TV Interactive Media Guide (IMG). IMG

DQE Communications acquires Met-Net Communications

DQE Communications, a Pittsburgh-based fiber network provider and subsidiary of Duquesne Light Holdings, is joining the ongoing fiber acquisition frenzy by acquiring the assets of Met-Net

FairPoint meets its Vermont broadband deployment deadline

FairPoint (Nasdaq: FRP) was able to meet its broadband service rollout commitment in Vermont, a major milestone since it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this year. In addition

Bell Aliant continues FTTH expansion effort in Nova Scotia

Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) is continuing its ongoing expansion of its FibreOP Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service by dedicating CAD $13 million (US $13.49 million) to bring the service to an

UPC veteran Tim Bryan takes over as NRTC's CEO

The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) is shuffling the corporate deck by naming UPC veteran Tim Bryan as its new CEO. Effective Aug. 1, Bryan takes over the reins from Jack Harvey,

Cincinnati Bell's new broadband and energy ventures are all about survival

Cincinnati Bell's (NYSE: CBB) plans to expand its Fiber to the Home (FTTH) reach along with a move to deliver IPTV over copper and energy services is a thesis that states: innovate quickly and adapt

ATIS Cloud Services Forum tees up CDN-I standard to ease OTT, telepresence service use

ATIS's Cloud Services Forum's new Content Delivery Network Interconnection (CDN-I) Use Case Specification and High Level Requirements (ATIS-0200003) standards is designed to make the user and the

Integra Telecom establishes new PoP at Phoenix NAP data center

Integra Telecom is the latest service provider to establish a point of presence (PoP) in the Phoenix NAP data center. As a reciprocal relationship, Phoenix NAP customers will be able to access

Windstream expands Ethernet service, plots higher consumer DSL upload speeds

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) is continuing its aggressive business service drive with the introduction of Ethernet Internet service to 11 new markets, including Akron, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio,

GTA TeleGuam's Dan Moffat steps down from CEO post

Dan Moffat has decided to step down from his role as GTA TeleGuam's President and CEO due to family health issues in mainland United States. Taking over the day-to-day leadership of GTA TeleGuam