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

Ciena tightens up Q3 2010 losses, but remains cautious about Q4

Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) may have narrowed its Q3 losses, but with the global economy still in a fragile state, the company is being conservative about its Q4 revenue forecast. The company forecast that

Brazil's Anatel adds fuel to its universal telecom service plan

Brazil's telecom regulator Anatel has debuted PGMU III, a new policy document that is set on enabling the country to meet its universal service access goals. Although the plan will cost participating

Iowa: Broadband is plentiful, but not everyone wants it

With 95 percent of Iowa's residents and businesses being able to get a broadband connection, broadband availability is not a problem in the state. Despite the near-ubiquity of broadband in Iowa, a

Fujitsu's Santitoro maintains spot on Metro Ethernet Forum board

Ethernet veteran Ralph Santitoro, currently the director of Carrier Ethernet market development at Fujitsu Network Communications, has just been reelected to the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF) board of

Swisscom acquires remaining stake in FastWeb for $326 million

Seeing Italy's telecom market as a major growth spot, Swisscom is going to acquire the remaining piece of competitive last mile service provider FastWeb for about $326 million. Swisscom's growth

Ericsson acquires inCode to bolster its North American professional service capabilities

Ericsson's (Nasdaq: ERIC) acquisition of key assets of inCode's Strategy and Technology Group shows the company's ongoing strategy to capitalize on the ever-growing professional services segment.

XO Communications expands Los Angeles network reach

XO Communications is once again hard at work expanding its West Coast network presence with emphasis on deepening its presence in the Los Angeles metro market. Targeted at multi-location enterprise

Telefonica Chile to build nationwide FTTH network

Telefónica Chile is enamored with fiber to the home (FTTH) so much so that it plans to plunk down $2.5 billion over the next four years to build a nationwide, 700,000-home network. Initially,

Telekom Austria's 'GigaNet' network reaches 1.5 million homes, businesses

Telekom Austria (NYSE: TKA) had set a high rollout bar for its Fiber to the X (FTTX)-based 'GigaNet' network, but the service provider reports that it has surpassed that goal by reaching 1.5 million,

Analysys Mason: Copper, not FTTH, is the best near-term broadband strategy

Fiber to the home (FTTH) may hold great promise with an unlimited bandwidth capacity, but a new report from Analysys Mason argues that service providers should take a conservative approach to last