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

Siemens drives NSN to turn a profit, become a competitive force

Siemens wants its Nokia Siemens Networks venture to turn a profit and find a way to compete more effectively against rivals such as Ericsson and Huawei. Joe Kaeser, Siemens' finance director said

US service providers invest over $250B on wireline, wireless broadband expansion

Since 2008, cable, telcos and wireless operators have collectively spent $250 billion to expand mobile and wireline broadband availability to consumers in the United States. The $250 billion figure

CenturyLink's Post debunks Sprint acquisition rumors

Glen Post, CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) CEO and Chairman, believes that with its recent acquisition of Qwest and now its pending deal to buy Savvis it will have the right tools to be a major competitive

Cisco may be close to selling Linksys consumer router business

It appears that Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) could soon put its consumer router Linksys business on the auction block, a move that financial and telecom analysts have argued is necessary to steer the routing

Cloud services, IP drive new wireline opportunities, says Alcatel-Lucent's Vrij

DALLAS--While AT&T's (NYSE: T) move to acquire T-Mobile and the ongoing drive to LTE in the wireless industry is the talk of the town in the telecom industry, there's just as much opportunity for

Fujitsu's FLASHWAVE 9500 platform gains RUS acceptance

Fujitsu has gained a ticket into the rural ILEC space as it received Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Technical Acceptance for its FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet Optical Networking Platform (Packet ONP). While

IntelePeer to incorporate Taqua's T7000 into its IP peering offerings

DALLAS--IntelePeer, a provider of cloud-based services to service providers, contact centers and enterprises, will leverage Taqua's T7000 Intelligent Switching System (T7000) for its suite of peering

Verizon FiOS FTTH deployments outstrip Corning's fiber supply

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may have slowed down how many towns and cities it will take its Fiber to the Home (FTTH)-based FiOS network, but according to Corning (NYSE: GLW) CFO Jim Flaws the telco is

BT employs Alcatel-Lucent's management solution for its broadband service expansion

BT (NYSE: BT) has set an aggressive timeline with its Fiber to the Cabinet/Fiber to the Home broadband expansion plans--an initiative that will bring FTTX services to about 10 million homes by

Google to extend 1 Gbps service to Kansas City, Mo.

After Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) declared that Kansas City, Kansas would be the first city to be able to take part in its much-hyped 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service program, a report has emerged