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

New Maryland broadband network gets underway

Maryland has broken ground on its new middle mile network, beginning with a portion that will serve the central part of the state. Thanks to a $115 million federal stimulus grant and $43 million in

Comcast tries to lure Frontier's Indiana FiOS TV customers

As Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) continues to make its unceremonious exit out of the TV business by jacking up its installation fees, Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is wasting no time to lure

HomePlug Powerline Alliance endorses IEEE's hybrid home networking standard

In the latest home networking "no new wires" battle, the HomePlug Powerline Alliance has voiced its support for the IEEE's new catchall home networking standard--IEEE P1905. Similar to the

Cable & Wireless isn't selling its international assets

Cable & Wireless Worldwide (LSE: CW.L) put out the fire on rumors that it is going to sell its international assets. Pacnet, an Asian-based submarine cable operator, made an informal $500 million

Lightower expands New York metro, Southern Connecticut networks

Lightower Fiber Networks continues to ride its network growth momentum with two new network expansion initiatives in both Connecticut and the northern New York metro region. In the Connecticut

Level 3 ups its service capabilities in Telx's New Jersey data center

Telx is responding to its data center customer needs for more enterprise services through a new relationship with Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT), which is expanding its network services in its

FTTH Council: 74% of FTTH customers are satisfied with speed, service

Broadband customers that reside in an area where Fiber to the Home (FTTH)-based service is available are, not surprisingly, satisfied with the speed and service they get from their service provider.

iControl Networks closes $50M in new funding

iControl Networks, an early provider of software enabling broadband home management, has raised another $50 million in Series D funding. The new funding will be leveraged to extend its energy

Savvis executives could see cash windfall from CenturyLink deal

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) may still be waiting to get final approvals to complete its purchase of Savvis (Nasdaq: SVVS), but a number of Savvis' top management team members could rake in millions even

ICANN to let domain name holders use other endings besides .com

If you're a website owner that wants to end the site name with something else besides .com, you'll soon be in luck as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will permit