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 sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

NTCA, Vantage study reveals wireless is complementary, not a replacement for wireline networks

Wireless technology may offer a number of great advantages in terms of ease of use and convenience, but a new study conducted by NTCA and Vantage Point Solutions reveals that wireless technologies are a complement rather than a replacement.

AT&T strengthens solution partner bond with new partner exchange features

AT&T is roping in a number of new features for its two-year-old Partner Exchange platform, one that currently includes more than 275 solution provider partners.

Alaska Communications brings SIP trunking to SMBs, enterprises in Anchorage

Alaska Communications (ACS) is now offering SIP trunking services to Anchorage businesses, the latest in a series of moves it has made to enhance its wireline service focus.

Global Capacity establishes Ethernet interconnection into Google's cloud platform

Global Capacity's enterprise customers will soon have another way to connect to the cloud as its One Marketplace platform has become one of Google's cloud interconnect service providers, giving it a direct connection into the Google cloud platform.

MegaPath plays to mobile business workers' needs with new hybrid mobile/wireline UC capabilities

MegaPath Cloud Services is playing into the mobile nature of its business customers by adding SMS Text Messaging and mobile-to-desktop-device handover to its Unified Communications (UC) service.

Verizon extends reach of UCCaaS service, adds Cisco collaboration to portfolio

Verizon is giving its multinational business customers more options to get its Unified Communications and Collaboration as a Service (UCCaaS) solution by extending the service into Europe and Asia-Pacific while adding Cisco Collaboration Meeting Rooms to its portfolio.

FCC pauses shot clock again on Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirectTV deal reviews

For the second time, the FCC is pausing its 180-day "shot clock" for its regulatory reviews of this year's two mega mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T and DirecTV.

Frontier to distribute security products through Ingram Micro

Frontier Communications' security subsidiary Frontier Secure is broadening its addressable customer base by establishing a partnership with DistiNow that will distribute its security product through Ingram Micro's U.S.-based network of channel partners.

Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox drive cable MSO Ethernet trend, says VSG

Time Warner Cable continues to remain the top cable MSO providing Ethernet services to small to medium business (SMB) and large business customers, according to Vertical Systems Group's 2014 Cable MSO Ethernet Leaderboard.

Vonage snaps up SimpleSignal for $25M, enhances UCaaS capabilities

Vonage has reached a deal to acquire privately-held SimpleSignal for $25 million, a deal that will add another element to its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) portfolio it is bringing to its growing small to medium business (SMB) customer base.