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

Have a great Fourth of July

I just wanted to take a minute to let everyone know that FierceTelecom will not be publishing on Monday in observance of the Independence Day holiday. We'll be back in your inbox on Tuesday

Frontier extends Yahoo! relationship across its broadband service territory

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) is once again trying to sweeten its relationship with its DSL subscriber base by upping its partnership with web giant Yahoo! Later this year, Frontier's customers

PAETEC's Intellifiber puts more fiber into DISA's diet

PAETEC's (Nasdaq: PAET) Intellifiber continues to increase its profile with the U.S. government service market with its latest $1.5 million three-year contract with the U.S. Defense Information

Washington State breaks ground on its NoaNet middle mile expansion project

Washington State is moving ahead with the expansion of its Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet) middle mile network. Set on delivering services to communities that don't currently have broadband

AT&T and Greensboro, NC residents fight over U-verse VRAD cabinet placement

AT&T (NYSE: T) is once again finding itself in another fight with local residents over the aesthetic placement of their refrigerator-sized Video Ready Access Device (VRAD) boxes to deliver their

NTT America shuffles the corporate deck to increase enterprise service sales

NTT America (NYSE: NTT) is realigning its management team by naming three executives who will oversee new multinational corporation (MNC) sales and reinvigorate its internal processes. First up is

Bell Canada pays $10.3 million fine for false service price advertising

Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) coughed up CAD$10 (US$10.3M) million to pay a fine from Canada's Competition Bureau over false advertising claims about its consumer wireline and wireless services. Although

PCCW, Tinet establish joint Ethernet extension partnership

PCCW Global, a subsidiary of Hong Kong's PCCW Ltd., and Tinet, a wholesale IP/Ethernet operator now owned by Neutral Tandem, have effectively "bridged" their Ethernet offerings to provide greater

XO appoints CDW exec Shane McNamara as new channel leader

XO (OTC BB: XOHO) is enhancing its channel program by appointing CDW executive Shane McNamara as its new VP of indirect sales, replacing the spot left open by Brian Law, who left XO in April to

First Communications enters the Toronto low latency service race

First Communications, a U.S.-based competitive service provider, is taking on the Canadian financial industry's low-latency challenge by expanding its low-latency fiber route to Toronto. Customers