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

Zayo expands Fiber to the Cell presence in Memphis and Northern Mississippi

Zayo Group is once again taking out its expansion shovel by augmenting and expanding its Memphis fiber-to-the-tower (FTT) network in the Northern Mississippi area. Designed to support higher capacity

nTelos breaks up wireless and wireline holdings into separate units

nTelos (Nasdaq: NTLS) has decided that it's time to split up its wireless and wireline holdings by creating a separate, publicly traded company called "The New Wireline Company." The service provider offers up $40 month ADSL2+ data/voice bundle

If you're lucky enough to live in's service area, you'll be pleased to hear that the company has lowered the price of its Fusion Broadband + Phone ADSL2+/voice bundle from $50 to $40. With

EarthLink wraps up ITC^Deltacom acquisition

With its acquisition of ITC^Deltacom complete, EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) has put another piece of its "Super CLEC" puzzle in place. While EarthLink has yet to reveal details of its business channel

Report: Chile led Latin America's Internet penetration in 2010

Chile continues to lead the Latin American region's Internet penetration and computer ownership, a Nielsen Company report reveals. In 2010, Chile's computer ownership rose five points to 57 percent,

Verizon names Melone to CTO post

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) has appointed Tony Melone, Verizon Wireless' CTO, as the telco's new executive vice president and chief technology officer, in one of the latest changes taking place

China Telecom tests the 100 Gbps optical waters

Looking forward to the next stage of its long haul transmission network evolution, China Telecom (NYSE: CHA) is jumping on the 100 Gbps WDM ultra long haul optical train. In conjunction with Huawei

TelePacific makes progress with Ethernet over Copper service roll out

TelePacific is making good on its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) promise by continuing to expand the availability to SMBs that reside in its California and Nevada markets. Available in speed increments

Verizon brings VoIP to Switzerland, introduces new UC&C and service guarantees

Seeing growing demand from multi-site European businesses that have offices in Switzerland, Verizon Business (NYSE: VZ) is bringing its VoIP portfolio to the region--the 11th country served by its

AT&T enhances its home automation game with Xanboo acquisition

AT&T (NYSE: T) is the latest service provider to move in the potentially lucrative home services market by acquiring home automation platform developer Xanboo. Although AT&T has provided