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

Cisco's disappointing fiscal Q3 profit, outlook could drive more job cuts

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) just can't seem to get out of its own way, and its fiscal Q3 reflects that trend with profits down 18 percent and plans to lay off even more employees in poorly performing

Force10 Networks reworks its IPO strategy

Force10 is once again making a move to go public. Although the company announced its intention to go public a year ago, what's different this time is that the IPO plan includes a lower targeted size,

Going Inside the Network at this year's TIA show

Today, we're kicking off our coverage of next week's TIA Inside the Network event with a special interview with Grant Seiffert, President of the TIA. In this interview, Seiffert and I talk about what

Bell Canada increases wireline ARPU in Q1, but it wasn't enough to offset legacy losses

Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) once again saw lagging traditional landline local and long-distance voice revenues offset ongoing growth in next-gen wireline-based services in Q1 2011. From a total company

Windstream becomes Klausner's latest visual voice mail patent target

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) is the latest service provider to face a patent lawsuit by Klausner Technologies' U.S. Visual Voicemail patents. Klausner's suit targets the products that Windstream sells to

NTT purchases 70% stake in Frontline Systems to advance cloud play

NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) has reached a deal to acquire 70 percent of IT infrastructure and managed services company Frontline Systems Australia. Financial details of the deal were not

tw telecom revenues rise to $332.5M on enterprise, wholesale growth

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) continued to ride a wave of enterprise services growth in Q1 2011 with revenue rising to $332.5 million, up 6.9 percent from $311.2 million in Q1 2010. Driven primarily by

ASC International, Alcatel-Lucent to build submarine cable linking Western Australia to Asia

Australia-Singapore Cable International Limited (ASC International) and Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) are jointly building a new 4,800 km multi-terabit submarine cable system with a built-in option to

Rumor mill: FiberLight, Sidera up for sale

FiberLight and Sidera are the latest two competitive fiber-based service providers to be rumored to be on sale with the intention of attracting a good price from either a private equity firm or

Telmex to bring Fiber to the Home to 40 cities in Mexico

Telmex is making a big move this year to expand its own Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network service reach to 40 cities this year. Already available to 1,000 homes, Telmex is going to debut the service