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

Dragonwave acquires Axerra to beef up its backhaul capabilities

Dragonwave (TSX: DWI; NASDAQ: DRWI), a microwave access player that gained prominence in recent years as a supplier to Clearwire, has struck a deal to acquire Axerra Networks for $9.5 million without

Netgem negotiating deal to acquire Pirelli Broadband

French set top box vendor Netgem made it known that they are interested in purchasing Italy's Pirelli Broadband unit, reports Telecompaper. Although no financial details were revealed of the

Verizon Business extends IP services to MiCTA education, government customers

State and local government agency members of MiCTA (Michigan Collegiate Telecommunications Association) will have yet another source for their communications infrastructure as the organization will

America Movil integrates its Argentine wireline/wireless brand

With its purchase of Telmex Internacional complete, America Movil is consolidating its wireline and wireless assets into the Claro brand. When it officially launches its integrated brand on October

NEC sees growth in cloud computing

NEC may be seeing slow growth in its home Japan market, but it thinks that cloud computing could give it a new revenue lift so it's going to spend $1.2 billion through 2013, the Wall Street Journal

VSG: Global Ethernet exchange opportunity shows potential

Vertical Systems Group forecasts healthy growth of the global Ethernet exchange market segment. During this week's Carrier Ethernet Backhaul & Exchange Europe conference in London, the research

Maine's Three Ring Binder network gets underway

With its $25.4 million broadband stimulus grant in hand, the Maine Fiber Company is now taking out their shovels to build its Three Ring Binder middle mile network. As reported by Bangor, Maine NBC

Telecom New Zealand submits new bid for country's UFB project

Telecom New Zealand is not giving up on being a part of the country's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) initiative. It's so confident that it has a shot that the incumbent carrier has submitted a new $972.4

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) sales up again in Q3

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) rode a sales wave in Q3. During the quarter, sales increased 27 percent to $162 million up from $128 million in Q3 2009. Company operating income was up 56 percent to $45

Xfone breaks ground on its PRIDE FTTP network

Xfone, a facilities-based Fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) provider, is putting its broadband stimulus funding dollars to action as it starts building its "PRIDE" network. Upon completion, the new FTTP