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

AT&T, security firm thwart Chinese hacker attack on New York Times’ networks

AT&T and Mandiant, a network security provider, stopped Chinese hackers attacking The New York Times' networks recently, the newspaper reported.

FairPoint brings E-LAN service to New Hampshire's Mount Washington Observatory

FairPoint Communications on Wednesday completed a network project at the Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire, extending its set of Ethernet-based services to the nonprofit research and educational institution.

Sizing up cable's Q4 2012 performance

With the Q4 2012 earnings season underway in the cable industry, FierceTelecom's sister publication FierceCable is covering all of the action of the main players.

AT&T, Verizon Ethernet growth driven by IP VPN, cloud services

AT&T and Verizon's ongoing dedication to deliver cloud and IP VPN services helped the two providers maintain their dominant status on Vertical Systems Group end of year 2012 U.S. Business Ethernet Leaderboard.

MEF certifies 20 vendors under CE 2.0 specification

The Metro Ethernet Forum on Tuesday announced the first 20 vendors that now offer Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certified compatible products during its Q1 2013 meeting in San Diego.

Washington, Massachusetts, Delaware get progressive about broadband

According to a new study by TechNet, an independent trade group, Washington, Massachusetts and Delaware have made a diligent effort to not just promote the use of broadband, but also provide "a broadband-friendly business climate."

Telstra migrates South Brisbane copper network to fiber

Telstra on Thursday completed the migration of its copper network in its South Brisbane Exchange area to fiber after beginning the project 18 months ago.

Belkin snaps up Cisco's home networking business

Cisco on Thursday announced that Belkin is selling its Linksys home networking business to Belkin, marking its last move out of the consumer segment.

Juniper Q4 revenue rises 2% to $1.14 billion sequentially with edge router growth

Juniper Networks on Thursday reported that Q4 2012 revenues rose 2 percent sequentially to $1.14 billion from Q3 2012 and up 2 percent year-over-year from Q4 2011 despite soft enterprise sales.

AT&T sees consumer services grow to $5.5 billion in Q4, driven by IP data

AT&T reported wireline revenues of $14.9 billion, down 0.5 percent year-over-year, but up 0.7 percent sequentially due to strong consumer and strategic business services growth. Once again, consumer services was the star performer in AT&T's Q4 2012 wireline results, rising 3 percent over the same period a year ago.