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 sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

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

Bandwidth.com acquires E911 provider dash Carrier Services

Bandwidth.com, 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

GTA TeleGuam gets Guam PUC's permission to transfer ownership to Advantage Partners

GTA TeleGuam has gotten the Guam Public Utilities Commission's (GPUC) permission to complete its sale to Japanese equity firm Advantage Partners. Now GTA needs the FCC's approval before Advantage can

Infonetics: Alcatel-Lucent takes No. 2 spot in worldwide edge router market

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU), once a relative newcomer in the routing world that was traditionally a two-horse race between Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and Juniper (NYSE: JNPR), continues to advance its

Huawei drops acquisition of cloud server vendor 3Leaf

Huawei has decided to withdraw its acquisition for pieces of U.S.-based cloud server provider 3Leaf. The decision follows the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' (CFIUS) suggestion

Juniper outbids Symmetricom for synch vendor Brilliant Telecommunications

Seeing network synchronization as one of the holes in its growing wireless product portfolio, Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) on Friday trumped Symmetricom (Nasdaq: SYMM) to acquire Brilliant