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

UPDATED: UK consumers aren't cozying up to higher speed broadband

For all of the promise that BT (NYSE: BT) and its competitive carrier customers believe they can bring with its Fiber to the X drive, the reality is that most consumers aren't exactly signing up in

Broadcom rumored to be acquiring Broadlight

Broadcom is putting some Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) power into its operations by moving to acquire Israeli-based processor developer Broadlight for about $200 million, reports EE Times citing

tw telecom brings Ethernet/VPN expertise to American Founders Bank

tw telecom's (Nasdaq: TWTC) dedication to providing Ethernet and IP VPN capabilities has resonated with the American Founders Bank has selected it to provide advanced voice and data services to the

Sonic.net eyes San Francisco as next stop for its FTTH build

Sonic.net, a competitive provider known for its low priced broadband and voice services, has set San Francisco as the next stop in its own ambitious Fiber to the Home (FTTH) buildout plan. Making

FCC asks PUCs to help it reduce fraud in Lifeline program

The FCC has sought the help of state Public Utility Commissioners (PUC) to weed out what it says is waste, fraud and abuse in its Lifeline program, which is focused on providing traditional wireline

Infonetics: Wireline broadband access equipment sales to reach peak in 2011

As more service providers expanded their respective VDSL and GPON-based networks this year, it drove strong spending in wireline broadband access network equipment. Strong PON spending by China's

GTA TeleGuam renews local services contract with the DoD

GTA TeleGuam will put some more federal government revenue in its cap as it has just won a multiyear $1.9 million Department of Defense (DoD) contract to provide local voice and data services to the

EarthLink leverages ADTRAN for its hosted business services suite

As EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) goes forward with its Business Complete suite, it has employed ADTRAN's (Nasdaq: ADTN) switches, routers and gateways. Focused on providing solutions versus pipes to

Verizon adds 100G to 7 U.S. network routes

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) continues along its 100G networking path with plans to upgrade its IP network infrastructure in seven key markets, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York

AOL's Armstrong puts dial-up, Web services under one umbrella unit

Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL (NYSE: AOL) is once again making more changes for the company with a move to consolidate its dial-up Internet access business and Web services business into one unit,