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

Windstream, LifeSize partner to boost video conferencing for enterprises

Windstream on Monday added video conferencing to its enterprise services portfolio by establishing an agreement to offer LifeSize Communications' services to its business customer base.

Sonus wraps acquisition of Network Equipment Technologies

Sonus on Monday completed its $42 million acquisition of Network Equipment Technologies (NET), adding another piece to its growing enterprise product portfolio.

Hibernia strengthens media capabilities by acquiring TeliaSonera's MediaConnect business

Hibernia Media, Hibernia Atlantic's video transport unit, on Tuesday announced that it acquired TeliaSonera International MediaConnect (TSIC), enhancing its media service capabilities in both Europe and the United States.

MEF appoints Fujitsu's Ralph Santitoro to fifth board term

The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) on Monday reelected Ralph Santitoro, Director of Carrier Ethernet Market Development for Fujitsu, to a fifth consecutive term on its board of directors.

Verizon works to restore fire-damaged network in Lawrence, Mass.

Verizon on Monday began work on restoring services in Lawrence, Mass. and surrounding towns following a fire that caused damage to a number of the telco's area cables.

Report: Telefonica to relocate Latin America headquarters to Brazil

Telefonica (NYSE: TEF) may move its Latin American operations headquarters from Madrid to Sao Paulo, according to reports in a Spain-based publication cited by Telecompaper.

Telstra unveils suite of wholesale data services

Telstra on Monday introduced a set of wholesale offerings for Australia-based customers under its new "Data Advantage" product line.

Broadview Networks files for Chapter 11 protection

Broadview Networks on Wednesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York that includes a "pre packaged" restructuring plan.

Examining the benefits, realities of unified communications

The IT and telecom industries are in agreement that there are a number of benefits to unified communications. However, early UC adopters face a number of near-term challenges.

Tellabs chairman Michael J. Birck to retire next year

Michael Birck, Tellabs' current chairman and founder, on Friday announced he would retire following the 2013 annual stockholders meeting.