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

Cloud services drive pre-fabricated data center trend

Ongoing growth of the cloud computing space is driving service providers and Internet-centric application providers to think outside the traditional building box to keep up with demand by building

EU wants feedback on next-gen broadband, plans to step up net neutrality actions

Copper-based DSL may still the dominant broadband access technology, the European Union (EU) wants to understand how it can update broadband funding rules to include new technologies such as Fiber to

Juniper meets Q1 analyst expectations, but forecasts a tough Q2

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) continued its ongoing revenue drive in Q1 with results that met analyst expectations, but uncertainty over the Japan earthquake and the debut of its new Ethernet product

Brazil's broadband market increased 51 percent in 2010

Brazil's Associacao Brasileira de Telecomunicacoes (Telebrasil) confirmed the fact that Brazilian consumers like their wireline and wireless broadband connections. As of the end of March 2011, there

Lightower wraps up New Hampshire fiber network expansion

Lightower has put another brick in its New England fiber network house with the completion of its 65-mile southern New Hampshire network expansion. With this expansion, Lightower's network will be

Cablevision unveils service calculator feature for small businesses

Cablevision (NYSE: CVC) is giving small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) a new tool to better track their overall communications spend. With the Optimum Business Savings Calculator, Cablevision says

Huawei 2010 profits rise 30%; reveals board members

Huawei is riding a wave of growth with a 24 percent rise in revenue and a 30 percent increase in 2010 net profit. And, in an effort to counter criticism by the U.S. government that it lacks openness,

AT&T hatches plan to lure wireless subscribers to U-verse bundles

AT&T (NYSE: T) thinks that its wireless customers could be another source of wireline revenue so it's offering them a discount on their growing U-verse IPTV service bundles. The new bundle

Verizon eliminates contracts, simplifies pricing for DSL bundles

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is once again trying to lure new subscribers to its DSL service to compete with cable by eliminating contract fees and simplifying their bundle packages. Looking to simplify its

Dan Foster takes the helm of MegaPath's Business Markets division, replacing Bruce Chatterley

MegaPath is once again going through yet another management transition as Bruce Chatterley, the CEO of VoIP provider Speakeasy and President of MegaPath's Business Markets, is leaving the company.