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

Check out 2010's wireline telecom turkeys

As you sit down to get ready to chow down on turkey, stuffing and yes yet another helping of the ever-woeful Detroit Lions playing yet another Thanksgiving Day football game, FierceTelecom thought

Infonetics: Actelis takes Ethernet over copper lead

Although fiber is the ultimate end-game facility to deliver Ethernet services to enterprises, the reality is that it's not ubiquitously available, so many service providers are filling those fiber

Broadcom ups its powerline ante with Gigle Networks acquisition

Broadcom (Nasdaq: BRCM) is beefing up its powerline networking capabilities with an agreement to acquire system-on-a-chip vendor Gigle Networks for about $75 million. Already well entrenched in the

Equinix lights up its eighth Silicon Valley-based data center

Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is expanding its Silicon Valley data center presence yet again with the opening of its eighth International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in San Jose, Calif. Supporting

CenturyLink reaches agreement with Cox over Qwest acquisition

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) cleared yet another competitive provider hurdle today as Cox Communications dropped its opposition to its pending acquisition of Qwest (NYSE: Q). Similar to the agreement it

Tellabs acquires Zeugma to enhance its mobile core capabilities

As Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) looks to advance its presence in the mobile packet core market segment it has acquired the former Zeugma Systems' technology and intellectual property expertise. In

Sidera Networks bolsters colocation footprint with Cross Connect Solutions acquisition

Sidera Networks may have been only together as a creation of ABRY Partners when it bought out the former RCN Corp. since September, but to grow its data center colocation business it has acquired

Verizon debuts 150/35 Mbps FiOS speed tier

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) new 150/35 Mbps speed FiOS Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) speed tier is yet another way the service provider is set on one-upping cable's DOCSIS 3.0 efforts. Initially targeting

Qwest's Euteneuer: Service provider industry consolidation was necessary

Qwest's (NYSE: Q) merger with CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), arguably along with Frontier's acquisition of Verizon's rural lines will go down as one of many deals to consolidate the Tier 2 telecom service

Japan could get $2.2 billion by selling NTT shares

The Japanese government will sell a 3 percent stake in NTT (NYSE: NTT), the country's incumbent service provider. From this sale, the government will net approximately $2.2 billion. Japan's move