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

Cablevision Mexico enters the 100G game with Alcatel-Lucent

Cablevision Mexico, one of Mexico's largest cable MSOs, has employed Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) for a new 100G optical network supporting its growing base of consumer and business applications....

TDS asks for bids for its NH broadband stimulus projects

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) told five telecom construction companies to present their bids for two broadband stimulus projects in its New Hampshire territory. Interested participants have until June 15...

Verizon to reduce its wireline workforce by 1,700

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is looking to shed about 1,700 field technicians and customer service and call-center workers to cut costs in its traditional voice business, a segment where revenues continue to...

Neustar capitalizes on the VoIP LNP opportunity

As more consumers cut the traditional POTS cord for a new VoIP service from an alternative player such as a cable operator or an over the top provider like Vonage (NYSE: VG), the need for efficient...

Dell'Oro: Fibre Channel switch market saw strong gains in Q1 2012

Fibre Channel continues to make a strong showing in the storage area network (SAN) segment, with revenues surpassing $476 million in the first quarter of 2012, Dell'Oro said in a new quarterly...

BCE deepens data center presence with $1B Q9 Networks purchase

BCE (NYSE: BCE), the parent company of Canada's largest service provider Bell Canada, has led a group of investors to acquire data center provider Q9 Networks for CAD 1 billion (USD 960 million)....

Mexico to hold new fiber infrastructure auctions

Felipe Calderon, Mexico's President, plans to hold a new auction for state-owned fiber lines in an effort to expand the availability of fiber-based broadband services throughout the country. The...

NTT buys 85% stake in UK data center provider Gyron

NTT (NYSE: NTT) has purchased an 85 percent stake in UK-based Gyron, a move that instantly enhances its data center presence in a key connectivity hub. This arrangement with Gyron gives the Japanese...

tw telecom sets stage for network service automation

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) believes that customers should have more control in getting the bandwidth they want, when they want it, in a more automated fashion. Speaking at the recent Cowen and Company...

Frontier boosts wireless backhaul capabilities with Cisco

With its integration of Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) rural assets complete, Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) is now, not surprisingly, turning its focus to new revenue-generating opportunities such as...