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

Bell Aliant debuts 170/30 Mbps FTTH service

As it continues to ramp up its Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network presence, Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) has decided to launch a 170/30 Mbps version of its FibreOP Internet service. Unlike fellow

Telstra thinks NBN network sale is worth $16 billion

Telstra may have agreed to sell its network infrastructure to the Australian government's National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co.), but it thinks it should be paid at least AUD16 billion ($15.73

Verizon appoints Bob Toohey president of Verizon Business

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) has promoted 22-year company veteran Bob Toohey to the president of Verizon Business. Toohey, who will take his new role immediately, comes after Verizon appointed

AT&T takes U-verse to Decatur, Ala., plans to wind down rollouts in 2011

Starting today, Decatur, Ala. will have a new option for video as AT&T (NYSE: T) plans to bring U-verse services to parts of the region. Decatur is just one of many new areas where AT&T has

UNIFI employs Alcatel-Lucent's help for its Balkans-Italy Network

UNIFI Communications, a U.S.-based international wholesale service provider that sells service to Latin America, Eastern and Western Europe, Asia and Africa-base service providers, is employing

Global Crossing expands video play with Genesis Networks acquisition

Global Crossing's (Nasdaq: GLBC) move to acquire Genesis Networks, a video transmission services provider, illustrates that video service is yet another key piece of its invest and grow strategy.

AboveNet brings network into the Baltimore-Washington Corridor

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) sees an opportunity to penetrate enterprises and service provider opportunity in the Washington, D.C. area, so it's going to extend its network with three new fiber loops into

NTT Data crafts official deal to acquire Keane

NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) made it official that it will acquire U.S.-based IT services provider Keane. By acquiring Keane, NTT Data will not only enhance its IT capabilities, but also gain a host of large

Verizon Business incorporates Ethernet into its managed network lineup

By adding Ethernet to its managed service portfolio, Verizon Business has recognized that while more business customers are embracing Ethernet, they would like to have a partner help manage it so

Nokia Siemens Networks to light up NBN Co.'s transmission network

NBN Co., the company set up by the Australian government to build and operate the country's high-speed National Broadband Network, has chosen Nokia Siemens Networks to light up its optical transport