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

Global Crossing applies Bivio's security suite to federal government sector

Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) did not have to look too far to find the right network security solution to sell to its federal government customers. It found it in Bivio Networks, the same vendor it

Charter claims it can one-up Opelika, Ala.'s fiber network

This week's municipal versus incumbent carrier network fight is taking place in Opelika, Ala., a town where residents today will either give their approval to build or not build their own municipal

Tektronix takes on network management, security by acquiring Arbor Networks

Tektronix (NYSE: TEK) has decided to go out of its traditional network diagnostics comfort zone and expand into the network security and management space by acquiring Arbor Networks. Although both

First Communications paves 100 Gbps path with NSN's DWDM gear

First Communications, a Midwest-based competitive provider serving carriers and SMBs, has employed Nokia Siemens Networks' hiT 7300 ultra-long haul DWDM platform to increase capacity and coverage of

Telus Q2: Cost cutting, video service growth offsets line loss

Telus' (Toronto: T.TO) dedication to cutting costs, while never an easy proposition for any service provider, worked in the Canadian service provider's favor in Q2. The service provider reported that

STT looks for new ways to refinance Eircom's debt

Eircom's major stakeholder Singapore Technologies Telemedia (STT) is considering how it's going to refinance the Irish service provider's $4.4 billion of debt. This latest development contradicts an

AT&T brings U-Verse to upscale Dunwoody, Ga. development

The upscale Barclay at Dunwoody, a housing development near Atlanta, is adding AT&T's (NYSE: T) U-Verse service to an ongoing set of amenities that currently includes European architecture and

MTS Allstream makes big FTTX bet while Q2 revenues fall

MTS Allstream (Toronto: MBT.TO) believes that its Fiber to the X (FTTX) strategy, one that employs a mix of Fiber to the Home (FTTH) and Fiber to the Node/Curb (FTTN/C) with VDSL, will be a new

Freedom Communications USA files for bankruptcy protection

Freedom Communications USA may have been heralded as one of the early CLECs to emerge after the passing of the FCC's Telecommunications Act of 1996, but the company's fortunes have changed and it is

AboveNet lights up Denver's dark fiber network market

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) has decided to tap into Denver, Colo.'s lucrative business services market, one that includes an array of Fortune 1000 companies, by building a new private metro fiber network.