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 Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

ATIS develops PSTN to IP voice network transition team

ATIS has created a new initiative set on creating standards and best practices to help traditional service providers migrate their TDM-based PSTNs (public switched telephone networks) to IP. The

Austria's H3G takes the 100G optical plunge

H3G, an Austrian wireless operator, has become the latest service provider to incorporate 100G optical technology on its optical backhaul network to support the consumer's demand for wireless data.

Which service providers are turning on the 100G optical light?

Faced with an ever-growing appetite from consumers and businesses for high bandwidth applications like video and cloud services, service providers are moving to upgrade their optical backbone

AT&T's wireline voice declines drive more job cuts in Connecticut

Eroding voices service revenues are forcing AT&T (NYSE: T) to let go another 150 employees in its Connecticut market. "We are eliminating some positions due to reduced workload in our shrinking

Deutsche Telekom, Lattlecom create route linking Russia, Western Europe

Deutsche Telekom's (XETRA: DTE.DE) wholesale unit, International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS), has struck a pact with Latvian wireline provider Lattlecom to jointly build a new multi-country

Verizon Q4 2011 wireline results get boost from FiOS video, broadband adds

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) wireline results in the fourth quarter of 2011 showed how its bets on fiber-based broadband and video have continued to pay off. As of the end of 2011, Verizon had 8.7 million

AT&T launches cloud-based unified communications service

AT&T (NYSE: T) is giving businesses a less painful method for business users to collaborate across wireline and wireless domain with its new cloud-based unified communications (UC) service.

Brazil's broadband plan is now present in 692 municipalities

Brazil is making progress with its national broadband plan (Plano Nacional de Banda Larga, or PNBL), reaching 692 municipalities with low-cost wireline broadband services. Driven by strong gains by

Sizing up the wireline industry in Q4 2011

As the Q4 2011 earnings season gets underway, FierceTelecom and its sister publications FierceCable, FierceEnterpriseCommunications and FierceIPTV are going to be tracking the performance of the key

MegaPath's IP5280 acquisition bolsters its Colorado, New Mexico footprint

MegaPath has instantly upped its presence in both the Colorado and New Mexico markets by purchasing Denver-based hosted VoIP provider IP5280 Communications. Being both privately-held companies,