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

EarthLink expands data center, fiber network footprint

EarthLink on Tuesday set forth plans to simultaneously expand its core fiber and IP-based network and build out four additional data centers to support its emerging cloud hosting platform.

Vodafone's TelstraClear acquisition gets New Zealand regulatory approval

ComCom, New Zealand's telecom regulator, on Tuesday approved Vodafone New Zealand's NZD 840 million (USD 668.7 million) acquisition of TelstraClear, Telstra's New Zealand unit.

China Unicom takes out Cisco routers due to security concerns

China Unicom on Tuesday removed Cisco core cluster routers from its China169 backbone network node in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, due to what it said were security concerns.

Verizon reports flooding affecting COs in New York

Verizon Communications reported on Tuesday morning that the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy has caused flooding in a number of its central offices (COs) in three of its New York locations: Lower Manhattan, Queens and Long Island.

TDS maintains 19 market IPTV expansion plans

Dave Wittwer, president of TDS Telecom, reiterated the company's dedication to bring its IPTV service to more communities this year and throughout 2013 during the recent TelcoTV Conference in Las Vegas.

FairPoint, Frontier get into the energy game

FairPoint Communications and Frontier Communications in the past week launched their own separate initiatives to enter the energy services business, a move that signifies the need for wireline-centric telcos to diversify their service sets.

Edge routers help carriers deal with video, mobile, cloud service trends, says Infonetics

Service providers trying balance three main service types—video, wireless services, and cloud—may have found their solace in the IP edge router, Infonetics Research says.

FairPoint, Verizon complete preparation work for Hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy arrives in the Northeast, area telcos FairPoint Communications and Verizon said they are both prepared to deal with any potential damage issues that could arise.

America Movil's Q3 net sales rise 67% thanks to European expansion

America Movil saw its European expansion efforts bear fruit in the third quarter as it reported a 67 percent increase in total sales from from MXN 18.3 billion (USD 1.4 billion) to MXN 30.6 billion (USD 2.4 billion), the product of a large foreign exchange gain resulting from the stakes bought in European service providers KPN and Telekom Austria.

AT&T to provide TWC SportsNet and Deportes to U-verse subs in Calif.

AT&T beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 30 will start offering Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes to its Southern California U-verse subscribers.