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

Cisco maintains dominant revenue share in data center Ethernet switch market, says research group

As service providers expand their cloud service footprints, sales of the 40 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) switches for data centers jumped 40 percent year-over-year.

AT&T enhances 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband reach in 10 markets including Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles

AT&T isn't letting up on its 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband initiative, announcing that it will expand the service in over 10 markets across its wireline footprint.

Zayo spinoff Onvoy acquires ANPI, deepens rural market voice network capabilities

Onvoy, a voice-centric service provider, is acquiring ANPI in a deal that will enhance its ability to address rural ILECs. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Lightpath lights 8K business locations with fiber as regulators vote on Altice-Cablevision tie up

Lightpath, the business services arm of Cablevision, now reaches 8,000 business locations in its New York footprint, according to a FierceCable report.

Net neutrality rules upheld by D.C. Circuit, setting Supreme Court showdown with telcos

The D.C. Circuit court upheld the FCC's net neutrality rules 2-1, a decision that will usher in challenges from incumbent telcos like AT&T and Verizon at the Supreme Court.

FTS Fiber breaks ground on 110-mile fiber network, sets foundation for 1 Gbps in rural Maryland

FTS Fiber, a dark fiber supplier providing carrier-class network infrastructure in both rural areas and other major U.S. markets, has begun building a 110-mile fiber network in Kent County, Maryland.

CenturyLink acquires ElasticBox, enhances hybrid IT service capabilities

CenturyLink has acquired ElasticBox, a multi-cloud application management service provider, in a move that will deepen the telco's multi-cloud and hybrid IT service capabilities.

AT&T says 30 billion malicious scans pass its IP network daily

AT&T says that it faces security threats on a full-time basis as the telco sees "around 30 billion malicious scans" on its IP network on a daily basis.

Frontier says consumers don't want broadband power backup service

Frontier Communications isn't seeing its customer base ask for backup power for their wireline broadband connections to access their OTT VoIP provider to make emergency calls.

For Hawaiian Telcom, small cell backhaul is an emerging opportunity

Hawaiian Telcom's wireless operator customers see small cells as a way to expand coverage and capacity on the Hawaiian Islands, a trend that the telco can address with its growing fiber network.