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

UNH-IOL IPv6 consortium grows 142% as providers look to test transition solutions

With the Number Resource Organization's (NRO) central IPv4 address pool now finally depleted, service providers and businesses are increasingly turning to independent testing organizations like the

South Korea sets 1 Gbps residential broadband access goal

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) may have gained a lot of attention last year with its ambitious 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) open access initiative that's still in the evaluation stage outside of a trial

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) minimizes landline losses, grows data and broadband revenues in Q4

Like every traditional wireline carrier, TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) saw its share of landline losses, but those losses were offset by continued growth in data and broadband services. TDS reported

Verizon to light up capacity on the Europe India Gateway (EIG) consortium cable

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) business customers will soon be able to take advantage of the service provider's portion of the Europe India Gateway (EIG) cable. Joined by the other 15 members of the EIG,

Sunrise Telecom survey reveals service providers need to improve field productivity

As the service provider industry consolidates, they not only have to differentiate themselves with new services, but improve how quickly they can perform installation and proactively respond to

Calix wraps up acquisition of Occam Networks

Calix (NYSE: CALX) has at long last completed its acquisition of last-mile access rival Occam Networks, following a delay by Occam shareholders, who in January postponed a vote to approve the deal

Frontier's (NYSE: FTR) Q4 revenue doubles, but misses analyst forecasts

Frontier's (NYSE: FTR) Q4 2010 earnings report was a bit of a mixed bag where revenue more than doubled to $1.36 billion, a result of its acquisition of Verizon's rural phone lines, but it wasn't acquires E911 provider dash Carrier Services, a VoIP provider to the likes of Voice 2.0 providers like Skype, is beefing up its holdings by acquiring wholesale voice and E911 service provider dash Carrier Services. As more

Cable & Wireless to sell off its Bermuda business

Cable & Wireless (LSE: CW.L) has decided that it needs to realign its Caribbean operations, so it's selling off its Bermuda operations to Canadian-based telco and cable operator Bragg Group.

Cisco promotes Gary Moore to COO

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has appointed Gary Moore as its newly created Chief Operating Officer (COO). Moore, an executive vice president, who previously ran Cisco's Services division, will continue to