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

One Source Networks strikes voice/data deal with Penn. Lumbermens Mutual

One Source Networks, an emerging facilities-based carrier-agnostic provider that has reignited the Virtual Network Operator concept, has made an impact on Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance

Zayo extends Ethernet reach through Telx's Ethernet exchange

Zayo is adding Telx's Ethernet exchange to its Ethernet expansion toolbox as a complement its own organic fiber network growth. Rendering of Telx's Atlanta data center at 56 Marietta St.

First Communications adds two new routes to low latency network

Orlando, Fla.--With low latency services being the talk of the town at this week's COMPTEL show in Orlando, Fla., First Communications is upping its low latency power by adding two new routes in its

Tower Cloud rakes in $49M in funding, expands Atlanta backhaul network

Orlando, Fla.--Tower Cloud, one of the emerging wireless backhaul specialist providers, will now be able flex its reach further with another $49 million of funding in its pocket. Led by two of its

Level 3 wraps up its Global Crossing acquisition

Only days after the DOJ and the FCC gave their regulatory blessing, Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) put the final nail in its acquisition of Global Crossing, a deal that was initially met with

CenturyLink makes good on Qwest acquisition provision with $10 broadband service

CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) move to offer a $10 a month broadband service to lower income residents is on the surface an effort to increase broadband subscribership. But it's really being driven by a

FairPoint brings wholesale E-Line service to northern New England

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) is offering up its suite of wholesale Carrier Ethernet E-Line services for Northern New England-based service providers. Leveraging its fiber-based VantagePoint

MegaPath Wholesale extends Ethernet reach via Telx, sheds Covad Wholesale name

Orlando, Fla.--With its former Covad namesake now a memory, the new rebranded MegaPath Wholesale is taking advantage of its recent plans to build out a nationwide Ethernet over Copper (EoC) network

CenturyLink's Savvis to power Virgin Media's cloud service drive

CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) Savvis has become the engine behind UK-based Virgin Media's (Nasdaq: VMED) new cloud and data center service. Leveraging its own fiber and HFC-based network and Savvis'

Integra puts $11M into network in Midwest, Western regions

Integra Telecom continues to be aggressive with building out its network to serve both SMBs and increasingly larger business customers and its latest $11 million investment in Colorado, Minnesota,