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

Dell'Oro: GPON equipment sales rise 10% in Q2 2011

Service providers' ongoing adoption of a more fiber-rich diet in their respective last mile networks helped drive the sales of GPON equipment in Q2 2011. Fueled by a number of new Fiber to the Home

Cogent and Orange France fight over interconnection issues

Cogent Communications (Nasdaq: CCOI) is fighting a new battle with incumbent service provider France Telecom (Orange) (NYSE: FTE) for refusing to let the low-cost Ethernet service provider connect to

TelePacific taps 360networks to expand its Calif. network footprint

TelePacific's move to leverage 360networks' wholesale network service in Chico, Calif. illustrates the service provider's aggressive expansion efforts in its home state. 360networks' wholesale

FairPoint works to restore phone service in parts of Vermont following Hurricane Irene

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP), whose territory includes the New England state of Vermont where Hurricane Irene has flooded 13 towns, reported it is working to restore basic phone and

Verizon is bullish about the cloud services opportunity via Terremark

Having recently acquired both cloud software vendor CloudSwitch and solutions provider Terremark, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is taking an aggressive stance in the burgeoning cloud services industry.

Savvis introduces premier service option for its Symphony VPDC cloud service

Savvis is stepping out at this week's VMworld 2011 show in Las Vegas with the Premier service profile for the Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC), one of its first new cloud service

Enablence returns to its component roots, sells off Trident7, MAGNM product lines

Enablence's former CEO Arvind Chhatbar had good intentions to transform the component company into an integrated vendor that also sold last mile access systems, but its recent decision to sell off

PAETEC's IP-based voice service helps Tallmadge, Ohio reduce telecom spend

PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) is enabling Tallmadge, Ohio to save thousands of dollars on phone service, city officials said Monday, by migrating the city's divisions to the provider's SIP-based service.

Brazil's Telemar gets board approval to merge its 3 units

Telemar Participacoes SA, Brazil's largest telco, has gotten the go-ahead to merge its three units into one common company from their boards of directors. And the shareholders liked the plan as each

Orange Business ups its Latin America network capacity

Orange Business, a France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) unit, sees Latin America as one of the growth areas for its multinational corporations (MNCs), so the service provider is going to increase its network