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

Week in research: Verizon leads managed security; Consumers hot on Internet-enabled TV

Verizon commands the managed security space: Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has gained a leading spot in Gartner's new Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP), North America. Driven through

Ciena Q4 revenue rises 10% on strong packet-optical transport sales

Buoyed by strong growth in the packet-optical transport segment, Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) reported that Q4 2011 revenue was up 10 percent to $455.5 million. During fiscal year 2011, the vendor reported

UNH IOL confirms IPv6 readiness for more home network routers

As more service providers make the transition from IPv4 to IPv6 addressing, the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) reports that it is seeing more vendors ready their

Charter Business' SIP trunking service challenges incumbents, CLECs for larger business customers

Charter Business (Nasdaq: CHTR) is making good on its promise to aggressively chase large business after leaving its financial problems behind in 2009, and its new SIP trunking service is an

Verizon considers entering the already crowded video streaming business

Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) may see HBO as its main threat, but now it may be facing another challenger in Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), which is rumored to be mulling its own online video service.

ADTRAN plots new growth in Tier 2-3 telcos, international markets

In this week's installment of On the Hot Seat, FierceTelecom talks with Jay Wilson, SVP and General Manager, Carrier Division at ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) about how the company is taking a holistic

Windstream to stop offering new residential services in the Cavalier footprint

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) sees that the value of the assets it bought from PAETEC, including the former Cavalier and Intellifiber properties the latter purchased last year, lies in the business

Alcatel-Lucent extends the reach of its 100G optical network offering

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU), in a move to illustrate their 100G optical networking offering can span wide distances, the has introduced a new single-carrier coherent technologies that extend signals

Syringa Networks lights up new optical route with ADVA

Syringa Networks, a regional wholesale service provider, is upping the ante of its optical network by employing ADVA's (XETRA: ADV.DE) FSP 3000 platform across its network. ADVA's FSP 3000

Verizon fires 40 union workers for misconduct

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) ongoing saga with its union workers took another turn this week as the telco let go 40 employees for committing what it says were acts of violence or making threats against