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

Telecom New Zealand submits new bid for country's UFB project

Telecom New Zealand is not giving up on being a part of the country's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) initiative. It's so confident that it has a shot that the incumbent carrier has submitted a new $972.4

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) sales up again in Q3

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) rode a sales wave in Q3. During the quarter, sales increased 27 percent to $162 million up from $128 million in Q3 2009. Company operating income was up 56 percent to $45

Xfone breaks ground on its PRIDE FTTP network

Xfone, a facilities-based Fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) provider, is putting its broadband stimulus funding dollars to action as it starts building its "PRIDE" network. Upon completion, the new FTTP

Ukraine's wireline monopoly Ukretelecom heads to the auction block

As the Ukrainian government looks for ways to cut its own budget deficit, its State Property Fund plans to sell its 93 percent stake in wireline service provider monopoly Ukretelecom. With a starting

CENX opens up four new domestic, international Ethernet exchanges

CENX's early move into the still nascent Ethernet exchange market may be facing challenges from new entrants like Neutral Tandem (Nasdaq: TNDM) , but that's not stopping the service provider from

XO Communications gains larger foothold in Charlotte, NC market

Having met its 1 million enterprise VoIP customer mark last week, XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO.OB) is now expanding its metro network coverage in the Charlotte, N.C. metro area. Similar to other

Israel's Bezeq turns on 200 Mbps VDSL2 service

Israel's Bezeq has turned up the heat in the DSL speed race with its new 200 Mbps VDSL2 service. The latest 200 Mbps service, which leverages Nokia Siemens Networks' VDSL2 equipment, follows the

Toure to serve second term as the ITU secretary general

Hamadoun Toure of Mali will keep his post as the ITU's secretary general as the telecom industry association has appointed him to a second four-year term. Toure won the election with 151 votes with

Sonus appoints wireless industry veteran Ray Dolan as new President, CEO

Sonus (Nasdaq: SONS) has found its new leader in Ray Dolan, who has been appointed as the company's new President and CEO. Much of Dolan's 25-year telecom career has been spent in the wireless

Brazil's GVT reaches 1 million broadband subscriber mark

Brazil-based wireline provider Global Village Telecom's (GVT) bet on broadband appears to be paying off as the service provider's service now is being used by one million users, with sixty percent of