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

Making sense of online video trends, business models

Over the past year, the amount of consumers that are accessing content from an over the top (OTT) video player such as Hulu and Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) has continued to rise. According to Parks

tw telecom ups its Minnesota colocation bandwidth

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) has expanded its colocation facilities in Minnetonka, Minn. (a city close to Minneapolis/St. Paul) as a foundation to meet potential growth opportunities from its area

CapeNet lays 100G foundation with Ciena in Massachusetts

CapeNet, the operator of the 350-mile fiber optic OpenCape middle mile network serving southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod, is building a network with Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) that will be able to

North American FTTH deployments grow 13%, drive economic growth

While Fiber to the Home (FTTH) is far from ubiquitous, a new report from the FTTH Council Americas showed that service providers made decent progress in 2011, growing their networks 13 percent. The

Fujikura expands optical equipment power by buying Nistica

Fujikura, a Japanese wire and cable manufacturer, is acquiring Bridgewater, N.J.-based Nistica in a move to expand its presence in the growing optical equipment market segment. So what does it get

Brazilian government wants telcos to reduce rates, extend service to lower-income families

Brazil's government is in the process of developing new regulations set on driving the country's wireline service providers to lower their monthly service rates and extend their networks in order to

AT&T sells big portion of its directory business to Cerberus Capital

AT&T (NYSE: T) has made an official deal to sell a large piece of its Yellow Pages directory unit to Cerberus Capital Management for around $950 million as part of a broader effort to divest

Report: CenturyLink to deliver 100 Mbps VDSL2 service

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) may not have plans to take the aggressive road of its fellow ILEC Verizon (NYSE: VZ) to wire up every home with a Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) connection, but it appears that

Frontier's next-gen FTTN plan will leverage AT&T's U-verse technology

Frontier (Nasdaq: FTR) may have found the answer to its next-gen last mile prayers in AT&T's (NYSE: T) U-verse Fiber to the Node (FTTN) technology. As reported in Stop The Cap!, which obtained

Verizon to stop selling 'dry loop' DSL to consumers

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may once again strike the ire of broadband consumers with plans to stop offering "naked" or standalone DSL services (aka dry loop DSL), meaning that new users will have to buy a