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

EATEL makes entry into wireless business via LightSquared resale relationship

EATEL, a Gonzales, La.-based independent ILEC, is the latest wireline-centric service provider to craft a deal with a wireless operator to extend wireless services to its respective customer base.

Allstream lights up 100G network with Ciena

Allstream, the business arm of MTS Allstream (Toronto: MBT.TO), is responding to its customers' needs for higher bandwidth by implementing 100G capabilities on its national network. To reach the 100G

Nokia Siemens Networks to shed 17,000 employees, exit segments outside mobile broadband

Nokia Siemens Networks believes that in order to get itself back on a path to profitability it need to take the drastic step of laying off about 17,000 employees by the end of 2013 and shut down

NTT Europe develops gateway to the African market via Dimension Data

NTT Europe is putting its parent company's acquisition of Dimension Data to work by establishing a Network to Network Interface (NNI) from its Europe-to-Asia network to the Europe-to-Africa network

Australia NBN capex spending to surpass $50B by 2028

Spending on Australia's National Broadband Network will come with a hefty price of over AUD 50.3 billion (USD 50.2 billion) by 2028 with a slower return on investment. This price tag, which is much

WASACE to build 100G Atlantic submarine cable system

WASACE is the latest company to build a submarine cable to take advantage of the growth of high bandwidth business and consumer traffic. WASACE network map Linking the major markets of

Akamai's rumored $300M Cotendo acquisition could bolster its website service capabilities

Akamai is in the process of adding another weapon to its website performance holster by negotiating a deal to purchase Israel-based Cotendo for $300 million, reports Reuters, citing a Calcalist

Windstream gets the FCC's blessing for its PAETEC acquisition

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) is yet another step closer to completing its deal to acquire PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) by Dec. 1 as the FCC has approved the transaction. In its ruling that it gave on Tuesday,

Google scraps its renewable energy technology plan

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) has a lot on its plate deal with this year and next, including its pending acquisition of Motorola Mobility (NYSE: MMI) and an ambitious wholesale Fiber to the Home (FTTH)

Chorus, Telecom New Zealand take first steps as separate companies

Telecom New Zealand (NYSE: NZT) has officially taken another step as a newly split company as it and its former wholesale arm Chorus (NZSE: CNU) both began trading on the New Zealand and Australian