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, wireline unions continue negotiations, but lock horns on healthcare, outsourcing jobs and pensions

Representatives from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) continued to lock horns with Verizon management in Philadelphia over the wireline workforce's health care, pension and job security.

Level 3 gains advanced partner status on AWS Partner Network

Level 3 has achieved Advanced Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) status, advancing its standing in the cloud delivery ecosystem for its growing large and medium-sized enterprise customer base.

Google Fiber begins FTTH construction in San Antonio, but can't confirm service delivery timeline

Google Fiber is making progress with its plans to deliver FTTH services to San Antonio residents, beginning network construction in the city.

Tracking how the top wireline telecom carriers, vendors performed in Q1 2016

The first-quarter 2016 earnings reporting season has gotten underway, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed.

Windstream sees growing momentum in intra-data center connectivity services

Windstream's efforts to tap into the burgeoning data center interconnection (DCI) market continues to pay off, as the telco's recent move to provide intra-data center services at Chicago's famed Cermak center shows.

NAB headlines will be dominated by live streaming, 4K, cloud and virtual reality

This year's National Association of Broadcasters tradeshow will be taking place next week in Las Vegas and FierceOnlineVideo and FierceCable editors Sam Bookman and Dan Frankel will be on hand covering all of the action.

Nokia, Accenture strike alliance to help service providers, enterprises transition to SDN

Nokia and Accenture have formed a new group with an eye on helping service providers and enterprises migrate to SDN and other digital technologies.

Mitel to acquire Polycom for $1.96B, enhances conference, video collaboration portfolio

Mitel has struck a deal to acquire Polycom for $1.96 billion in cash and stock, giving it a set of new conference and video collaboration capabilities.

Zayo expands fiber footprint to serve 300 additional towers in San Antonio, Austin

Zayo has expanded its fiber-to-the-tower footprint in San Antonio to serve one of its anchor wireless service provider customers, furthering its presence in the growing dark fiber to the tower segment.

Verizon wireline workforce labor strike causing installation delays

Verizon's wireline workforce strike may be only two days old, but already the company's customers are feeling its effects as FiOS Internet and TV customers are seeing service installation delays.