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

Verizon completes 364,000 post-storm repairs

Verizon on Wednesday said that it making progress to reconnect communications services for its consumer, business and government customers in New Jersey, Long Island, New York City and other parts of the New York metropolitan area.

Mexico names muni broadband contract winners

Mexico's Secretario de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) on Thursday announced that Iusacell, Telmex, and Bestel won bids for 40 municipal broadband contracts.

Birch Communications serves up SIP trunking for SMBs

Birch Communications on Wednesday debuted its new SIP trunking service, giving small and mid-sized businesses (SMB) an IP-based service that had been only available to large multisite enterprises.

Looking at 10 innovators who changed the course of telecom

I would like to call your attention to our second annual "Innovators who changed the course of telecom" series. With the consumer's reliance on gaming consoles and wireless devices as well as their expectation of always-available high speed Internet, it's easy to forget the many innovators who laid the foundations that make these applications a reality.

Economic conditions pose a challenge for Western Europe digital media

While it's clear that a number of Western European countries are ramping up broadband availability, poor economic conditions are driving most consumers to use free video sources more frequently than sources that require payment.

Cisco exceeds projections, fiscal Q1 revenues up 5.5%

Cisco reported on Tuesday that fiscal Q1 revenue rose 5.5 percent to $11.9 billion, slightly exceeding analysts' projections of $11.8 billion.

Pacific Wave selects Ciena's 100G for R&E network upgrade

Pacific Wave, an international network peering facility which connects research and education (R&E) networks in 40 countries in the Pacific Rim, on Tuesday announced that it updated its network to 100G.

EvoSwitch takes on the U.S. data center market

EvoSwitch, an Amsterdam-based data center provider, on Monday revealed plans to enter the U.S. data center market this January. 

AT&T's Jules: Cybersecurity is a $40B opportunity

AT&T on Wednesday said the best opportunity for growth for its enterprise services unit will be in the cybersecurity segment.

CenturyLink gets into the 100G game

CenturyLink on Wednesday became the latest service provider to announce that it has upgraded its domestic and international networks with 100G capabilities.