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

Comcast and San Mateo, Calif. complete business-grade network

Comcast and San Mateo city leaders completed the "Digital Downtown" initiative network that will deliver a mix of 100 Mbps and 1 Gbps services to area businesses.

Infonetics: OTN poised for growth, while P-OTS vendors battle for top spot

Infonetics sees big growth opportunities for both Optical Transport Network (OTN) and Packet-Optical Transport System (P-OTS) vendors.

Cincinnati Bell to bring ESPN to its broadband base

Cincinnati Bell DSL and Fioptics broadband subscribers will soon have another way to keep up with their favorite sports team as they'll have access to ESPN3, a multiscreen sports network.

Japan-U.S. Cable Network selects Ciena's 100G equipment for upgrade

Submarine cable consortium Japan-U.S. Cable Network is adding 5 Tbps of capacity by upgrading its network with Ciena's 100G coherent technology.  

FCC asks federal court to delay decision on challenge to its new USF plan

The FCC thinks the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals should take more time to make a final decision on a challenge to its Universal Service Fund/intercarrier compensation reform order.

UNH-IOL's new home networking initiative focuses on pre-testing CPE for TR-69, IPv6 compliance

The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) is providing customer premise equipment (CPE) manufacturers a common testing facility for both TR-069 and the IPv6 Forum's Ready Logo with their new Home Networking Consortium.

What effect will Google have in the international TV market?

In the telecom industry timing is everything, and the same goes for Google's launch of its international IPTV service.

BT Openreach adds 98 locations to its last mile fiber network

BT Openreach will augment its fiber rollout plans by bringing services to almost 800,000 homes and businesses across the UK by 2013.

Cisco Chief Strategy Officer Ned Hooper leaves the company

Ned Hooper, Cisco's Chief Strategy Officer, is leaving the company as the routing giant continues its ongoing realignment.

China Telecom builds out broadband backbone with Alcatel-Lucent's routers

China Telecom will leverage Alcatel-Lucent's router portfolio to build a new backbone network supporting its FTTH and wireless backhaul network initiatives.