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

Intellifiber wins network contract with NASA

Intellifiber, the new carrier/enterprise subsidiary of PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET), just won a five-year contract from NASA to build and manage a communications network for its Wallops Island Flight

TalkTalk, Virgin think BT's wholesale fiber prices are too high

BT (NYSE: BT) may be required to provide competitors with access to its copper and fiber-based networks, but competitive providers TalkTalk and Virgin Media believe that BT's wholesale fiber prices

SureWest COO Fred Arcuri to retire

SureWest's (Nasdaq: SURW) Chief Operating Officer Fred Arcuri is going to retire from the service provider after a 36-year career that he began as a telephone lineman for SureWest, which was then

Cisco's Chambers plans to overhaul company focus

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) CEO John Chambers thinks that his company has lost its way, and he plans to make some changes to right the ship. Chambers said that while Cisco has a "sound" strategy to pursue

SaskTel hatches seven year, $800 million FTTH network plan

SaskTel, the dominant Saskatchewan, Canada area telco, has launched an ambitious seven-year plan to build a Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network throughout its serving regions. Under its Next Generation

PAETEC extends fiber and Ethernet services to its agent channel

PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) is putting to work the Intellifiber assets it got with its acquisition of Cavalier Telephone as it has made its network services available to its channel partners to sell to

AT&T U-verse, Verizon FiOS top Consumer Reports bundled services survey

Consumers lucky enough to be able to get an AT&T (NYSE: T) U-verse or a Verizon (NYSE: VZ) FiOS triple play service package, a new Consumer Reports survey reveals, continue to be happy with the

Verizon reaches $93.5 million settlement with government over service overcharges

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) is paying $93.5 million to settle a "whistleblower" lawsuit that alleges the telco overcharged the U.S. government on voice and data service contracts. According to

Court dismisses Verizon, MetroPCS net neutrality suits

In the first challenge to the FCC's net neutrality rules, it appears that the FCC has scored the first point as a federal appeals court threw out lawsuits filed by both MetroPCS and Verizon (NYSE:

360networks finishes Seattle to Vancouver network expansion

360networks, a facilities-based wholesale provider, has put the final touches on a new network route between Seattle and Vancouver, Canada. Serving as an alternative border expansion option for both