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

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.

Acme Packet bolsters its APAC, North America, and enterprise sales teams

Acme Packet on Monday bolstered its North American and Asia Pacific sales forces by naming Paul Wilson as Vice President for APAC sales, and Vin La Rocca as Vice President for North American Enterprise Sales.

ADVA Q3: Revenues rise 3.7% year-on-year to $107.4M

ADVA Optical Networking on Monday reported Q3 2012 revenues were €82.3 million ($107.4 million), up 3.7 percent year-on-year from €79.3 million ($104 million) in Q3 2011.

TalkTalk to introduce FTTC-based business broadband service

TalkTalk Business, the UK-based competitive provider's business services unit, on Monday announced it will begin offering its "SuperFast Broadband" service to local business, delivering up 80/20 Mbps of bandwidth to UK businesses.

What are the biggest threats to cloud services?

On the heels of TMCNet's landmark ITEXPO held earlier this month, FierceEnterpriseCommunications examines three major threats to the growth of cloud computing and services in a new report.

Profiling leadership of the top competitive providers

FierceTelecom is taking the time to look at emerging executives in the competitive telecom service provider space in our annual Competitive Provider Leaders feature. As you'll see, we continue to track the ongoing consolidation of the Competitive Local Exchange Company (CLEC) industry.