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

SureWest, Consolidated name leaders of merger transition team

As Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq: CNSL) moves ahead with its acquisition of SureWest (Nasdaq: SURW), the two service providers have appointed their CFOs--Dan Bessey, SureWest's chief financial

Chattanooga's EPB Fiber defies tough telecom odds

EPB Fiber, the municipal broadband arm of Chattanooga-based EPB Power, created a stir last year when it launched its 1 Gbps service, which includes broadband speeds that begin at 30 Mbps, video...

MEF's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 addresses need for multiple classes of service

The Metro Ethernet Forum unveiled its new Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) standard Thursday. Hailed as the new generation of Ethernet, CE 2.0 serves up three new features: Multiple Classes of Service

ADVA's Ethernet focus drives up Q4 2011 revenue

ADVA Optical Networking's (XETRA: ADV.DE) bets on Ethernet and carrier infrastructure helped drive up the German company's Q4 2011 revenues to €83.4 million ($112.2 million) from €79.4

TDS Telecom bets on broadband, video drive up Q4 2011 revenue

Buoyed by strong gains in consumer triple play and managed business services, TDS Telecom's operating revenues increased 4 percent to $206.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. TDS Telecom's

BT Wholesale serves up enhanced Global IP Exchange service

BT (NYSE: BT) is enhancing its Global IP Interconnect service for its UK and global wholesale wireline, wireless, VoIP providers and alternative providers that need global voice connectivity. Serving

First Communications provides connectivity to Amazon Web Service customers

First Communications is the latest service provider to offer fiber-based connectivity to Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Web Services (AWS) customers. By becoming a Direct Connect Solution Provider, the

AboveNet branches out Atlanta network to serve data center, business customer needs

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) is on the network expansion path again with a new drive to extend its fiber network deeper into the Atlanta metro market. Through this expansion effort, the competitive

Juniper bolsters security portfolio with Mykonos software acquisition

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) has added another piece to its growing security service set by acquiring Mykonos Software, a developer of intrusion deception systems, for about $80 million in cash. By

CenturyLink picks up former Qwest's fiber slack in Oregon

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is giving Oregon residents and businesses something that it never had before--a higher speed broadband connection--by building out fiber to support its growing Fiber to the