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

Canada's CRTC eases consumer's ability to switch service providers

Canadian consumers will soon be able to switch their wireline or wireless service providers a bit more easily through new rules passed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications

COMPTEL Spring 2011: Sidera Networks introduces E-Connect Ethernet Hub service

Sidera Networks' new E-Connect Hub Service is a response to the Ethernet service provider's desire to simplify the Ethernet interconnection process. Leveraging the Metro Ethernet's (MEF 26) External

COMPTEL Spring 2011: Frontier turns to Actelis for DSLAM backhaul, EoC services

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) may have focused its initial attention on the lines it purchased from Verizon (NYSE: VZ) last year on upgrading PSTN quality and conducting necessary back office

A2D to build an eight county middle mile network in Alabama

With a $59 million Broadband Technologies Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant in hand, A2D is ready to begin building Trillion Telecommunications' 2,200 mile middle mile network to serve south central

Telstra shareholders put NBN sale vote on hold

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) has decided to delay holding a shareholder vote on its $11 billion wireline network sale to the government for inclusion its National Broadband Network (NBN). Although the

NETGEAR to acquire Westell's customer premise gear unit

NETGEAR (Nasdaq: NTGR) is going to purchase Westell's (Nasdaq: WSTL) Customer Networking Solutions (CNS) division for about $33.5 million. Already providing its CPE gear to Verizon Communications (

FCC approves CenturyLink-Qwest merger with conditions

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as expected granted its approval of CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) merger with Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q). Of course, the FCC has granted the approval of

Sprint expands its managed security solution product set

Sprint (NYSE: S) is cashing in on the burgeoning need enterprises have for security by enhancing its managed security service portfolio. Taking a partnership-based approach to the managed security

See you at CTIA: Join me for two telco panels

For the first time in two years, I am going to be heading down to take part in this year's CTIA Show in sunny Orlando, Fla. My focus remains squarely on wireline, but as the lines between the two

CenturyLink banks on March madness basketball season with new multiview feature

CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) debut of its Championship Multiview feature illustrates the idea that it will need to add new differentiators to make its Prism IPTV service stand out from the cable