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

Google's FTTH pilot inspires developers to come up with bandwidth hungry apps

While it might be hard to imagine how consumers could use 1 Gbps worth of broadband from Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG) upcoming Fiber to the Home (FTTH) build in Kansas City, Mo., Think Big Partners, a

Verizon sued in Va. by Centre Law Group over failure to restore T1 service

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may have be still restoring wireline service in places that were affected by Hurricane Irene, but Vienna, Va.-based Centre Law Group LLC has filed suit in the circuit court of

Hurricane Electric, ISOC Hong Kong introduce IPv6 certification program for Asia region

Hurricane Electric and the Internet Society Hong Kong (ISOC HK) have joined hands to create the first non-English IPv6 global certification program, to be conducted in Chinese for Chinese-speaking

BT provides free 100 Mbps broadband to Olympic Village

When athletes and officials show up for the London 2012 Olympics, they'll be greeted not only with all of their family and fans cheering them on but also a 100 Mbps broadband connection courtesy of

Alcatel-Lucent's enterprise sale to Permira Advisers falls through

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) may be anxious to sell off its enterprise division to get some much needed cash to invest in its more profitable service provider business, but that dream is being deferred

France boasts 22M copper, fiber-based broadband connections

French residents and businesses continue to tune into broadband, with over 22 million connections in service as the end of June, a 260,000 increase over Q1 2011, the country's telecom regulator Arcep

Have a great long Labor Day weekend - no issue Monday

I wanted to take a moment out to tell you to have a great Labor Day Weekend. In observance of the Labor Day holiday, FierceTelecom will not publish on Monday, but will be back in your inbox on

Terremark capitalizes on Latin American growth with Brazilian data center expansion

Terremark, a Verizon (NYSE: VZ) subsidiary, has completed the expansion of its São Paulo, Brazil data center, a move that reflects its growing presence in the Latin American business services

Ciena's Q3 profit misses estimates, but cost cutting drives up margins

Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) had a bit of a lumpy fiscal Q3 as earnings rose almost 12 percent to $435.3 million, but did not meet financial analysts' $443.9 million forecast. Despite what were initially

UPDATED: Vonage allows users to add second line on new Extensions service

Vonage (NYSE: VG) continues to expand its international calling horizons with a new option that lets subscribers to its Extensions service plan add another line. Priced at $9.99 a month, the new