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

Ciena's earnings rise 14% year-over-year on strong P-OTS, software, services sales

Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) reported that its fiscal Q2 2012 earnings were up 14 percent year-over-year as it saw strong gains, particularly in Packet-Optical Transport Systems (P-OTS) and software and

California Senate's anti-VoIP regulation bill moves forward

Members of the California state Senate voted 30-6 to pass a bill that will prevent the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) from regulating VoIP services. The bill, which was introduced by

AT&T, IBEW hammer out tentative agreement for wireline workforce

AT&T (NYSE: T) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) have established a tentative agreement for a one-year contract extension covering about 7,000 wireline employees. The

Windstream extends enterprise services to the Las Vegas market

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) has brought its enterprise service suite to Las Vegas, a move that will clearly challenge both existing incumbent telco CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and cable operator Cox

Integra Telecom expands the reach of its Ethernet over Copper network

Integra Telecom has made its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) service available in 120 Central Offices (CO), a move that enables it to instantly target over 400,000 businesses in its 11-state footprint.

Verizon sees use for 100G, control plane in the metro network

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has been clearly one of early adopters in the 100G optical industry segment. The service provider has already integrated the technology into a number of its European long-haul

Hibernia Atlantic taps into New Jersey's need for low latency

Hibernia Atlantic has completed the build out of a new low latency route connecting 165 Halsey to 1400 Federal Blvd in New Jersey to appeal to the state's financial trading community. Built by

Verizon unveils FiOS 300 Mbps data speed tier, doubles existing tiers

For anyone lucky enough to have Verizon (NYSE: VZ) FiOS, they'll now be able to get access to even higher speeds as the telco has doubled the speeds of a number of its FiOS Internet tiers and

BT to have 500K WiFi hotspots available for 2012 Olympic Games

BT (NYSE: BT) reports that is on track to reach its goal of having 500,000 available WiFi hotspots in London to serve the 2012 Olympic Games. Image source: BT To date, the service provider

Lumos names Joseph McCourt to senior post

Lumos Networks (Nasdaq: LMOS) has appointed Joseph McCourt Jr. as its new executive VP and chief revenue officer, the latest move by the service provider to solidify its top management team. Charged