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

Gordon Yang takes helm of ZyXEL Communications

When ZyXEL needed to find a new leader they did not have to look to far. Yang The broadband vendor found it from within as they promoted 15-year company veteran Gordon Yang, who most

Verizon adds more major studio content to its FiOS VoD library

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) wants a bigger piece of the VoD (video on demand) business to challenge cable, satellite and an ever-growing array of over the top video service rivals, and is working to garner

Dell to beef up its Force10 workforce to target Asia-Pacific data center opportunities

Dell (Nasdaq: DELL) wants a bigger chunk of Asia's data center market, so it's going to beef up the staff responsible for the Force10 assets that it acquired in August. The move to enhance its

P&TLuxembourg employs Alcatel-Lucent for 100G optical, Ethernet network

P&TLuxembourg is the latest service provider to take the 100G and 100 GigE plunge with an IP route between the Frankfurt and Luxembourg leg of its TERALINK network, with Alcatel-Lucent's (NYSE:

EarthLink hones national accounts focus with former Cisco exec Roy Frederickson

As EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) turns more of its attention to serving large scale businesses the appointment of Roy Frederickson as vice president of national account support services will help the

Idaho boasts slowest broadband speeds in the U.S.

Idaho has gained the distinction as being the state with the slowest broadband speeds in all of the United States, according to recent studies released by broadband measurement companies Ookla and

France Telecom to officially turn Orange next summer

France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) as a corporate brand may soon be no more as France's incumbent telco may change the name completely to Orange as early as the summer of 2012. Citing an internal memo, a La

8x8 wraps up acquisition of Contactual

8x8 (Nasdaq: EGHT) has in less than a week completed its acquisition of Contactual in a stock deal that bolsters its growing cloud services portfolio with contact center capabilities. Under the terms

GVT debuts new satellite-based pay-TV service in Brazil

Vivendi's GVT has introduced a new DTH satellite service in Sao Paulo, Brazil in its first move to challenge the country's area cable operators Net Servicos, TVA and Sky, which have enjoyed a near

Deutsche Telekom's T-Systems wants cloud services protected from U.S. government intervention

Deutsche Telekom's (XETRA: DTE.DE) IT unit T-Systems is bullish about the cloud services opportunity, but does not want its customers' information being compromised by the U.S. government accessing