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

Keeping tabs on this year's ITEXPO 2012 event

The ITEXPO 2012 conference is in full swing, and Samantha Bookman, managing editor of FierceMarkets' wireline group, is on site in Austin, Texas, covering the conference for our sister...

CenturyLink decides to cancel debt offer for Qwest

CenturyLink on Monday decided to cancel a tender offer by its Qwest Communications subsidiary and a concurrent public offering of its senior debt securities, a move that was supposed to extend the life and reduce the interest rate of its current debt and pay down debt.

Ghana taps Alcatel-Lucent for e-government project

Ghana's National Information Technology Agency tapped Alcatel-Lucent to help it extend a number of online services to government agencies in remote parts of the country.

Frontier's DSL speed advertisements under fire from NAD

Frontier Communications was asked by the National Advertising Division on Monday to stop making specific claims in advertisements about the speeds of its DSL service.

Telecom, IT, energy and automation industries are set to converge

Sarwant Singh, a Frost & Sullivan analyst, said in his new book New Mega Trends that expanding wireless and wireline connectivity will drive convergence on four fronts: technologies, products,...

Global Capacity promotes COO Jack Lodge to president

Global Capacity, a virtual network operator owned by investment company Pivotal Group, on Monday appointed COO Jack Lodge to President, replacing co-founder and CEO Patrick Shutt, who will become vice chairman of the company's board.

Level 3 unveils network security solutions set

Level 3 Communications on Monday introduced a global security solutions suite that it says will provide multi-layered protection as customers grow their businesses.

North American utilities to invest $577.8M on home energy management, says IDC

North American utility companies, according to a new IDC report, will spend about $577.8 million on home energy management (HEM) solutions by 2016.

Calix names Kevin DeNuccio to its board

Calix on Monday appointed Kevin DeNuccio as the latest member of its Board of Directors.

Dish Network targets rural areas with new satellite-based broadband service

Dish Network will officially launch its dishNET broadband service on Oct. 1, targeting consumers who have little or no broadband service options.