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

tw telecom expands fiber network into Kansas City area

Dallas -- tw telecom on Monday announced it expanded its fiber network, targeting new business service opportunities in the Kansas City area with a particular focus on opportunities located north of the Missouri River and the Central Business District.

Integra Telecom names Comcast exec Martha Tate as its new wholesale chief

Dallas--Integra Telecom on Monday named Martha Tate as vice president of its wholesale services unit, one of many moves the CLEC is taking to revamp its wholesale business.

Smart interactive program guides gain momentum

Telcos and cable operators have been ramping up their interactive program guide offerings, as seen with AT&T's voice activated U-verse remote control and the rollout of Cablevision's cloud-based Optimum Program Guide in Long Island.

Alpheus Communications broadens its Texas Ethernet reach

Dallas -- Alpheus Communications, a regional CLEC targeting businesses and service providers in the Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston (DASH) area, on Monday extended the reach of its Ethernet service into the Rio Grande Valley.

Sidera starts building out Va. statewide network

Dallas--Sidera Networks on Monday started work on a new fiber network that will interconnect all of the major cities in Virginia and other Southeast U.S. markets.

Global Capacity delivers Frame Relay migration path for businesses

Global Capacity on Monday unveiled a new service solution that will allow business customers to migrate from legacy Frame Relay services to a private IP network solution.

Cbeyond employs BTI's packet optical gear for cloud service venture

Dallas -- Cbeyond, a CLEC targeting mainly SMBs and medium-sized enterprises, chose BTI Systems' Packet Optical Transport System (P-OTS) and Ethernet platforms to power its new fiber-based cloud service initiative.

Integra Telecom serves up new managed voice product

Integra Telecom on Wednesday introduced a new Hosted Voice Service solution, providing fully managed and integrated voice, data and equipment for any size business.

TeleGeography: Local access prices are determined by market conditions

Pricing for local access circuits, which are used to connect a business customer's site to its service provider's network in the city it operates in, aren't based on an exact science, but rather are determined by local market conditions, a new TeleGeography study indicates.

Cisco gives two executives "president" title

Cisco on Thursday promoted two of its existing executives--Gary B. Moore and Rob Lloyd--to president, signifying yet another sign of the vendor's ongoing realignment of its organizational structure.