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

BT plunks down another $1.5 billion on FTTX network

BT Openreach (NYSE: BT) is ramping up its already aggressive Fiber to the X (FTTX) deployment schedule with plans to invest another $1.5 billion on the network. Part of broader plan to bring

Fiberlight takes network into Charlottesville, Va.

FiberLight believes the Charlottesville, Va. market has a lot of growth potential so it has decided to take its optical network into the region. Building what it claims will provide a low-latency

Home Gateway Initiative event focuses on IPv6 testing, software modularity

As momentum builds around integrating IPv6 capabilities into home gateways, the Home Gateway Initiative has decided to hold a second test event at the end of the year. Set to be held from November 22

Fibertech sold to Court Square for $500 million

Fibertech has confirmed that its investors Nautic Partners and Ridgemont Equity Partners are selling the company for $500 million to Court Square. According to the terms of the deal, which the

BT Wholesale reaches five million 21CN user mark

BT Wholesale's (NYSE: BT) aggressive network rollouts have paid off as the service provider now runs over five million broadband users on its Wholesale Broadband Managed Connect (WBMC) over IPStream

Huawei joins Ottawa's Centre for Research and Innovation

Huawei has upped its presence in the North American technology community by becoming a member of the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (OCRI). Joining OCRI, an organization set on fostering

Alcatel-Lucent helps West Africa Cable System light 40 Gbps network extension

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) continues to make a growing name for itself in the submarine cabling network system market by securing a new deal to supply Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) technology to West

Top government communication provider leaders

I'd like to call your attention to FierceTelecom's new Government Communications Leaders feature--a new series recognizing innovators serving the public sector market segment. For the first

Verizon cut $2 billion out of wireline budget in 2010

AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may continue to tout the capabilities and growth their respective U-verse and FiOS deployments, but a DSL Prime report revealed that both service providers

Telcos remain evasive about final broadband bundle prices

If you're been through the frustrating process of trying to compare the actual total price of any broadband bundle packages, you're not alone. As told in an LA Times column, one Verizon (NYSE: VZ)