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

Tracking the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012

Chief information officers, senior IT leaders, and analysts converged this week in Orlando, Florida, Oct. 21-25 at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo to discuss the latest IT and telecom service trends. Fred Donovan, senior editor of FierceEnterpriseCommunications, is on hand covering all the major developments at the conference.

FairPoint upgrades 11 COs in Maine

FairPoint Communications on Wednesday announced that it would expand the broadband speeds of 11 of its central offices in its Maine territory.

AT&T Q3: Consumer, business IP drive up wireline revenues 2%

AT&T on Wednesday reported that Q3 2012 wireline revenues were $14.8 billion, down 1.6 percent from Q3 2011 and down slightly sequentially due to expected declines in its legacy voice and data services business.

Telstra to acquire competitive provider Adam Internet

Telstra on Wednesday announced that it is acquiring South Australian competitive broadband provider Adam Internet for an undisclosed amount.

BT to hire 250 more engineers to roll out FTTC services

BT Openreach on Monday launched a plan to add up to 250 engineers, particularly "Armed Forces leavers," or people who are in the process of leaving the military, to its fiber broadband workforce.

Sizing up the wireline industry's performance in Q3 2012

With the Q3 earnings season well underway, FierceTelecom is there covering all of the action on the major service providers, vendors and integrators in the wireline telecom industry.

Juniper's Q3 revenue rises 4% sequentially to $1.12B, layoffs still planned

Juniper Networks on Tuesday reported that Q3 2012 earnings results surpassed Wall Street forecasts as revenues rose 4 percent sequentially, and 1 percent on a year-over-year basis, to  $1.12 billion.

Birch Communications secures $17M from Wells Fargo Bank

Birch Communications on Tuesday secured $17 million in new financing from Wells Fargo Bank, increasing its senior credit facility by $8 million.

BT Global serves up cloud-based supply chain service

BT Global (NYSE: BT) on Tuesday began offering a cloud-based version of its Trace supply chain solution, a move the telco says will provide its customers with a single view into complex supply chains in near-real time.

FiberLight employs Ciena's P-OTS platform for wireless backhaul opportunities

FiberLight, a competitive provider selling both wholesale and business services, on Tuesday selected Ciena's Packet Optical Transport Systems (P-OTS) for two large wireless backhaul service opportunities.