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

Week in research: Smart meters see first market peak; Policy management vendor consolidation coming

Smart meters hit first market peak: 2011 was a big year for smart meter deployments, with global full-year shipments reaching nearly 73 million endpoints. However compelling that trend may be, a Pike

FairPoint, Maine law enforcement crack down on phone scammers targeting seniors

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) established an alliance this week with the state of Maine's law enforcement agencies to prevent a group of Jamaica-based con artists from trying to get money

Bell Aliant to extend FTTH network to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) is putting down CAD 2.6 million (USD 2.61 million) in capital to light up its Fiber to the Home (FTTH)-based FibreOP network to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Eligible

5 cities complain Verizon's cable deal ensures they'll never get FiOS

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) move to enhance its wireless spectrum holdings by purchasing assets from Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and other cable operators is now facing opposition from five cities that argue

Haiti moves forward with Fibralink submarine cable network

While Haiti continues to recover from the earthquake that hit its country two years ago, it may become a major connectivity hub as Digicel begins construction on its new 200 km undersea cable system.

Hawaiian Telcom introduces managed security bundle for SMBs

Hawaiian Telcom (Nasdaq: HCOM) wants to give SMBs the same security capabilities that larger businesses have with its new multi-threat security bundle. Even though most SMBs don't have the capital to

UK panel approves 2nd Vodafone, Tata extension to bid on Cable & Wireless Worldwide

Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL) and Vodafone (LSE: VOD.L) now have until April 19 to decide whether or not to make a formal bid for Cable & Wireless Worldwide (LSE: CW.L). As reported in

Shedding light on the telco triple play bundle

Offering the convenience of one bill and a possibly lower cost of services, consumers continue to be attracted by the telco triple play bundle of voice, video and data. And since no two consumers are

Overture names Velez as VP of Latin America, Caribbean sales

Overture Networks has added some new muscle to its Caribbean and Latin American sales team by naming Mario Velez as the region's new vice president of sales. Velez has plenty of experience to draw

Comcast Business adds cloud-based voice, UC to its voice services portfolio

Comcast Business (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is making another move to appeal to larger business clients by serving up its cloud-based voice and unified communications Business VoiceEdge service. As a