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

Oclaro and Opnext merger consolidates more of the optical component market

Oclaro, the company that emerged following the merger between the former Bookham and Avanex, is once again consolidating more of the optical component market by merging with Opnext (Nasdaq: OPXT). As

Comcast Business gets granular with the customer experience

As Comcast Business (Nasdaq: CMCSA) ramps up its presence in the medium and large business market segments, the stakes to ensure customer satisfaction have gotten obviously much higher. FierceTelecom

Telstra International takes 40G plunge with Infinera

Telstra International (ASX: TLS.AX) has put Infinera's (Nasdaq: INFN) 40G DTN solution to work in its optical subsea network in Asia, making it the optical vendor's hundredth customer. The 9,000 km

TelePacific establishes new channel partnership with Outreach Technology

TelePacific is expanding its service reach by entering into a partnership with Outreach Technology, a national master agent. Under the terms of the agreement, Outreach's sales partners will be able

CenturyLink's Savvis furthers APAC presence by bringing cloud services to Hong Kong

Savvis, a subsidiary of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), is now targeting Hong Kong businesses by offering cloud services out of its data center. Coming on the heels of its move to bring cloud services to

Sprint moves into the cloud-based unified communications service arena

Sprint (NYSE: S) is taking advantage of this week's Enterprise Connect event to debut its serve up a new hosted unified communications offering that it says will make it easier for business customers

Can the promise of unified communications live up to the hype?

As the Enterprise Connect show gets off the ground in Orlando, Fla. this week, FierceEnterpriseCommunications editor Jim O'Neill addresses the emerging connection between videoconferencing and

U.S. government wants clarity on Telefonica's Cuba business dealings

The U.S. government continues to investigate Spain-based companies like Telefonica (NYSE: TEF) that do business in Cuba, a country that officials call a "state sponsor of terrorism." Last November,

Huawei banned from making equipment bids on Australia's NBN

The Australian government will not let Chinese vendor Huawei bid on any equipment contracts for the National Broadband Network (NBN). As reported in the Australian Financial Review, the government's

Vodafone, Tata want more time to decide on Cable & Wireless Worldwide bid

Vodafone (LSE: VOD.L) and Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL) may ask for another deadline extension to make an offer for Cable & Wireless Worldwide (LSE: CW.L), reports Bloomberg, citing a Sunday