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

Telstra extends international footprint into Singapore and Japan

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) is taking charge of the Asia Pacific growth opportunities by securing licenses to operate its own network and serve customers in both Singapore and Japan. In Singapore, the

Huawei wrings 1 Gbps out of copper with DSL technology prototype

Just when you think copper has seen its last legs in the service provider network something else comes along to dispute that theory, and Huawei's Giga DSL prototype is representative the twisted pair

MegaPath takes proactive stance with its enhanced managed security service suite

MegaPath is dialing up its cloud-based managed security services options to proactively nip in the bud security threats to SMBs and large businesses before they become a problem at the customer site.

Broadband Forum introduces MPLS wireless backhaul network specification

The Broadband Forum has introduced a new specification to address the use of MPLS in the mobile backhaul network as they move from TDM to packet-based wireless backhaul. With the "Technical

Verizon realigns enterprise and wholesale businesses under common group

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) CEO Lowell McAdam is wasting no time making his own stamp on the service provider's global enterprise business unit by realigning its business, government and wholesale operations

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