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

Nokia and Siemens continue to weigh options for NSN

The ongoing saga about what Nokia and Siemens should do with its troubled Nokia Siemens Networks venture continues to unfold with reports that the two vendors are again considering selling the

USCarrier Telecom jumps into the Ethernet exchange game

USCarrier Telecom, a Southeastern-based wholesale provider, has decided it's time to enter the emerging Ethernet exchange business. Leveraging Cyan's Z-Series packet optical transport platform

Canadian consumers place high value on Internet service

Surprise, surprise, Canadian consumers can't live without their Internet connections. A new survey conducted by the Canadian Media Research Consortium based at the University of British Columbia,

Fujitsu plans to build rural UK open access fiber network

Fujitsu has hatched a plan to build an open access fiber-based broadband network in the rural UK with service provider partners TalkTalk (LSE: TALK) and Virgin Media (Nasdaq: VMED) and vendor Cisco (

Alcatel-Lucent considers selling off its enterprise division

Alcatel-Lucent's (NYSE: ALU) rumored move to divest its enterprise equipment division--one that may be worth $1.5 billion--would enable the Franco-American vendor to put more money back into

ADTRAN: Broadband, optical and internetworking drove Q1 sales up 30%

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) posted another quarter of growth in Q1 2011 with $166 million in sales, up from $127 million in Q1 2010. Likewise, operating income in Q1 was $46 million, an 80 percent increase

NTT America bolsters cloud strategy with private cloud offering

NTT America (NYSE: NTT) wants to calm business' fears of adopting cloud services with its new enterprise private cloud hosting service. Based on VMware vSphere and VMware vCloud Director

MRV names telecom veteran David Stehlin as its new SVP of sales and marketing

David Stehlin, who is best known in the telecom industry for his work at Overture Networks and Ceterus Networks, has joined MRV Optical Communications (OCS) unit as their new Senior Vice President of

Sens. Kerry, McCain unveil privacy bill to protect online consumers

A new bill has been introduced by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) to ensure consumers can maintain their online and offline privacy. The goal of the new Commercial Privacy Bill

Vermont's broadband, wireless expansion plan met with elation and protest

Vermont's Senate has proposed an ambitious bill to expand broadband services and wireless coverage throughout the state by 2013, but critics are concerned that the bill does not go far enough.