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

In-Stat: ZigBee technology to lead smart meter revenue of $12B by 2016

Smart meters, while still arguably a nascent phenomenon in the utility market, has some global legs in it, argues a new In-Stat report. Initially cited as a way to record and read a consumer's

Australia's NBN Co. appeals to competitors by subsidizing access, service costs

NBN Co., the operator of Australia's National Broadband Network, plans to subsidize the access and service costs it charges to competitive service providers that leverage its network. What prompted

CENX wins a seat at LightSquared's 4G wireless backhaul table

CENX has just won a contract to supply its recently debuted wireless backhaul platform to LightSquared as the wireless operator moves ahead with its 4G wireless rollout in the U.S. This deal

ADTRAN's Bluesocket acquisition signals growing interest in WiFi cloud services

ADTRAN's (Nasdaq: ADTN) acquisition of Burlington, Mass.-based Bluesocket, a wireless LAN vendor, may at first blush seem enterprise-focused, but it could also have relevance to service providers

Powerline-based home networks susceptible to hackers, say researchers at Defcon

Broadband over powerline (BPL) may offer service providers a great method to leverage existing home wiring to distribute various services, including emerging home automation and security services,

Verizon's network faces vandalism on heels of union strike

Just as 45,000 of Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) wireline union workers go on strike, the ILEC reported that it had to fix at least 12 issues in four of its Northeast states since Saturday and after the strike

FairPoint lowers line loss, grows broadband and wireless backhaul in Q2

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) may have taken another hit in revenues due to the inevitable decline in voice lines, but those losses were accompanied with broadband and wireless backhaul

Telus' Q2 wireline revenue increase shows continued gains in video, broadband data

Telus' (Toronto: T.TO) ongoing moves to expand its wireless and wireline service portfolios helped drive Q2 2011 revenue up 6.4 percent to CAD 2.55 billion (USD 2.56 billion). The revenue increase

tw telecom enterprise service growth drives Q2 revenue to $338.4M

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) saw the benefits of its business-centric services focus in Q2 2011 take shape as the service provider reported that revenue grew 1.8 percent to $338.4 million. On a

PAETEC brings 200 Mbps EoC to social networking company

PAETEC's (Nasdaq: PAET) Intellifiber subsidiary may have turned some heads in the Ethernet services department when it rang up its 100 Mbps capable Ethernet over Copper (EoC) service, but now it's