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

Electric Lightwave doubles Los Angeles, Bay Area long-haul routes, challenging AT&T

Electric Lightwave has doubled its long-haul optical routes and network capabilities to satisfy requirements of enterprises including OTT content providers in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas, laying a greater challenge to AT&T and other regional competitors.

Sprint launches wireline business division, taps company veteran Fitz to lead division

Sprint has launched a new wireline business unit to provide a set of IP-based services to global business customers, illustrating its dedication to the industry segment.

FiberLight expands Texas-Mexican border footprint, attracts global providers to 100G ring

FiberLight is on the network buildout train again, conducting an expansion in Texas that will connect areas near the Mexican border to major cities including Houston, San Antonio and Dallas.

Charter gets FCC's thumbs up for TWC, Bright House acquisitions

Charter Communications' pending acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House cleared a big hurdle on Friday as the FCC voted to approve the multi-billion dollar mega deal that will create a consumer and business services powerhouse.

Google Fiber begins 1 Gbps service rollout in Huntsville, Alabama

Google Fiber is moving ahead with its FTTH build in Huntsville, Alabama as utility crews began installing fiber over the past week that will support its low-priced 1 Gbps Internet service.

Frontier faces California assembly hearing over ongoing network issues

Frontier Communications is facing heat from California state lawmakers, who are calling for a speedy resolution to a month of ongoing network issues.

TDS Telecom completing FTTH buildout to 21 percent of ILEC service addresses

TDS Telecom continues to deepen its FTTH network build with a plan to reach a large portion of its largely rural incumbent carrier footprint, offering several bandwidth options that range from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, as well as IPTV.

Zayo Group says it's on track to reach 3M net installs by the end of 2016

Zayo Group continues to ramp up the number of net installs to its base of wireless, enterprise and carrier customers as demand grows for the service provider's dark and lit fiber services.

Windstream takes independent tack in 2016 with last-mile fiber builds

Windstream continues to expand its last-mile network fiber build, a move that will lessen its reliance on third-party providers and provide higher speed services for its business customer base.

Hawaiian Telcom sees 43% of internet customers purchasing 21 Mbps to 1 Gbps speeds

Hawaiian Telcom is seeing more of its copper and growing fiber-based broadband customer base purchase higher speed services.