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

Level 3 supplies cloud-based video services to iStreamPlanet

Level 3 is making headway with its growing video business, winning a deal to provide its Video Cloud solution to video streaming provider iStreamPlanet, which will deliver it to major media and entertainment outlets.

Alcatel-Lucent held Q2 lead over Adtran, Huawei in VDSL race, says Dell'Oro

Alcatel-Lucent held the lead in the VDSL port race over its two top vendor competitors, Huawei Technologies and Adtran, during the second quarter.

Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, others sharpen their fixed-mobile convergence skills

Deutsche Telekom has sent a message to competitors like Vodafone Germany with the debut of its MagentaEins ("MagentaOne") service portfolio that it wants to be a big player in the fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) market segment.

Ericsson acquires Fabrix Systems, adds cloud-based storage to TV portfolio

Ericsson is enhancing its growing TV portfolio by acquiring Fabrix Systems, a provider of cloud storage, computing and network delivery for video applications, for $95 million.

AT&T broadens U-verse reach in San Diego area

AT&T is putting its U-verse into the hands of more of its California user base, announcing that it has extended service to over 4,200 new San Diego-area locations.

Hawaiian Telcom to serve as Hawaiki's submarine cable landing station

New Zealand-based Hawaiki Cable Limited, the owner and developer of Hawaiki submarine cable system, has chosen Hawaiian Telcom to be its landing partner in Hawaii.

Zayo adds Ajubeo to its cloud platform

Zayo continues to ramp up its cloud services connection ecosystem, announcing that it has added infrastructure-as-a-service provider Ajubeo to its Connect to the Cloud platform.

Verizon Wholesale serves up CDN capabilities for ISPs, online retailers

Verizon Wholesale is addressing service providers and ISPs that need to incorporate multimedia content into their service portfolios with the introduction of its new content delivery network (CDN) solution set.

Verizon's McAdam says it is plotting a move into the online video market

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam told investors on Thursday during the Goldman Sachs Communicopia conference in New York that it plans to enter the burgeoning online video services race. 

Windstream's Gardner: Cable could become a threat in larger businesses

Windstream today may not see cable as a major competitor in the larger business space that it plays in today, but the pending multi-billion dollar merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable could pose new challenges.