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 makes move into the wholesale carrier market

EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) is taking another step forward in its ongoing transformation from being just another dial-up service provider with the creation of its EarthLink Carrier Division. The new

Global Crossing extends Ethernet-based VPLS presence in U.S., Europe and Asia

Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC), which is in the midst of being acquired by Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT), is expanding its EthernetSphere Virtual Private LAN services to over 40 new sites in

Telecom NZ secures UFB contract, but has to separate retail/wholesale businesses

Telecom New Zealand and Enable Networks are the latest service providers to be invited to the New Zealand government's Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) network party, an ambitious initiative aimed with

PAETEC cashes in on cloud services by expanding its data center reach

PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) is the latest service provider to make a bigger claim in growing cloud services market supported by an expanded cloud-based product set and greater national data center

Verizon to participate in World IPv6 Day

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is the latest service provider to confirm its participation in World IPv6 day on June 8, an event that will enable the service provider and its customers to test IPv6 capabilities.

Level 3 introduces wholesale service partner program

Service providers that need to deliver services to large distributed businesses having to work with other partners for last mile network access is a necessary reality that every service provider

Sidera introduces three new Ethernet Classes of Service

Sidera is sweetening its Ethernet service suite with three new Classes of Service (CoS) options that will give its carrier and enterprise customers the ability to prioritize network traffic. Launched

NC governor wants legislature to rework municipal broadband bill, but doesn't veto it

Beverly Perdue, the governor of North Carolina, may have made her opinion known that she does not like the legislature's completed anti-municipal broadband bill, but has no plans to prevent it from

XO enhances its international network reach

XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO) is responding to the growing need for global connectivity with plans to expand a suite of its international network service elements. When this expansion effort is

CenturyLink wins battle against Silverton, CO over fiber network

Silverton is the only town in Colorado that does not have a fiber connection to the rest of the state, and with a ruling issued by a judge representing the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, it