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 confirms participation in World IPv6 day

Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC), which is in the process of being bought by Level 3 (Nasdaq: LVLT), is the latest service provider to announce it will participate in World IPv6 Day. In preparation for

BT and ZTE establish R&D relationship over wireline, wireless services

BT (NYSE: BT) and ZTE (Shenzhen: 000063.SZ) have created an R&D pact to explore new opportunities in next-gen wireline, wireless and mobile services. Under the terms of the agreement, the

Televisa-led Mexican fiber consortium to open for business in August 2011

With its dark fiber license in hand, the dark fiber consortium led by Grupo Televisa SAB with partners Megacable (Mexico: MEGACPO.MX) and Telefonica SA (NYSE: TEF) will begin offering services this

HomePlug Powerline Alliance's GP spec gets support from major German automakers

HomePlug Powerline Alliance's Green PHY specification has taken a major step forward as five of Germany's car manufacturers--Audi, BMW, Daimler, Porsche and Volkswagen--have pledged support for

Lightower establishes New York presence with new Manhattan office

Lightower Fiber Networks is capitalizing on its growing presence in New York by opening an office in midtown Manhattan. Located at 505 8th Avenue, the new office will support the growing demand for

Chattanooga's EPB works with Bell Labs to enhance smart grid network

Chattanooga, Tenn. utility EPB caught the hearts and minds of the broadband delivery world last year when it debuted its 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service, but now it's going to leverage that

Telus appeals to SMB crowd with "Future Friendly" service suite

Telus (Toronto: T.TO) believes that with its Future Friendly Office it can appeal to small to medium sized business by developing service packages that don't take a lot of resources to manage yet are

Neustar President Lisa Hook named to Obama's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

Lisa Hook, President and CEO of Neustar, has become the latest member of President Barack Obama's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). Consisting of a group of up to 30

CenturyLink encourages employees to thank NC legislators for anti-muni telecom bill

North Carolina legislators got their way in driving their anti-muni bill forward, and now one of its biggest advocates, CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) wants its employees to thank them for their efforts.

Telmex to fight government's rejection of its video service proposal

Telmex's dream of becoming a triple play (voice, video and data) provider will continued to be a dream deferred as the Mexican government recently rejected its TV service application. Late last