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

Level 3 adds network capacity in southern Europe

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) sees greater potential in its European market and has activated two national intercity backbone networks in Southern Europe it says will help it scale the

AT&T expands U-verse affiliation with Starz Entertainment

Coming off another successful quarter of new subscriber additions, AT&T (NYSE: T) is playing into its U-verse subscribers appetite for content by extending its affiliation agreement with Starz

Telecom Italia realigns management team

Telecom Italia (NYSE: TI) is making some changes to the telco's top management team, a process that will promote current CEO Franco Bernabe to the executive chairman role at the end of his term in

CenturyLink-Qwest merger gets Washington State regulatory approval

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is now just two approvals away from completing its merger with Qwest (NYSE: Q) by its April 1 target date as the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC)

XO adds security to its growing cloud service portfolio

XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO) has introduced a new cloud-based security solution that allows its business customers to put the management of their network security into the hands of a service

CRTC to conduct hearing on usage based billing in July

Canada's telecom regulator, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), will let consumers voice their opinion about Usage Based Billing (UBB) in July. The CRTC's proposal

AT&T to introduce monthly caps on traditional DSL, U-verse broadband users

AT&T (NYSE: T) is going to implement a monthly usage cap on all traditional DSL and U-verse broadband subscribers beginning this May. According to reports in both the Wall Street Journal and

FiberLight takes charge of Miami's financial district with new fiber network

FiberLight has responded to the financial industry's need for low latency services with the completion of a 3.5 mile, 432-count underground fiber network designed to serve Miami's Financial District.

Zayo adds more locations to its Dallas fiber network

Zayo is taking out its fiber network expansion shovel in the Dallas, Texas metro by adding five major carrier hotel and data center facilities onto their network and extending its footprint to eight

Cincinnati Bell expands CyrusOne's data center presence into the UK

CyrusOne, the data center provider subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB), will be establishing its first European location in London, UK this spring. With this latest expansion, CyrusOne will add