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

Phonoscope to turn up 100G network to target business, wireless backhaul opportunities

Phonoscope, a Houston-based service provider, said it will prepare its network to handle the 10G to 40G to 100G speeds its metro Ethernet and wireless backhaul carriers will require. To achieve its

Tata Communications helps form global telepresence group

Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL) has joined with nine other global service providers to create what it calls the Global Meeting Alliance, an open ecosystem of service providers that have aligned to

Video startup eyeIO emerges from stealth mode with Netflix as customer

It's a rare occasion for any startup company to come out of stealth mode with a major customer in hand. However, EyeIO (I-I-O, as in eye, input, output), a developer of H.264 encoding technology that

Infonetics: Home automation to boost operators' revenue, customer loyalty

Though the market for home automation services may be still in its infancy, research firm Infonetics believes that these services will create greater customer stickiness for both traditional wireline

Integra Telecom adds collaboration and messaging to its cloud service portfolio

Integra Telecom has added hosted Microsoft collaboration and messaging services as another piece in its ongoing managed services product evolution. The competitive provider will now offer business

Zayo's fiber to the tower network reaches 2,000 towers

Zayo's aggressive deployment continues to resonate with the wireless service provider community looking for alternative backhaul solutions; the wholesaler's fiber to the tower (FTTT) network now

Tellabs' Q4 2011 losses drive more company layoffs

Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) continued to face revenue challenges in Q4 2011 as revenue declined on a year-over-year basis to $317 million from $410 million in Q4 2010. Likewise, Tellabs' 2011 revenue

Mexico hopes fiber auction will drive more broadband adoption

The Mexican government wants to drive more broadband adoption country, and it believes it can achieve those goals by auctioning leases on state-owned fiber lines service providers can use to build

AT&T realigns top management team

AT&T (NYSE: T) is reshuffling its top management deck, naming John Stankey as its new strategy chief and making other changes it believes will better position itself for new growth opportunities.

BT goes live with wholesale optical spectrum access service

BT (NYSE: BT) Openreach has officially lit up its new Optical Spectrum Access (OSA) service for wholesale customers delivering optical services to UK business. ADVA's new FSP 3000 platform