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

Cisco wraps up its acquisition of Lightwire

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has added another element to its optical portfolio by completing its acquisition of Lightwire, an optical interconnect technology specialist. The vendor will integrate

Level 3 adds to data center in San Francisco, targeting enterprise customers

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) has expanded its data center facility in San Francisco, targeting new enterprise customer growth. What's different about this latest expansion is that it is an

GENBAND's Fred Kemmerer to head up ATIS Technology and Operations Council

ATIS has named Fred Kemmerer, the CTO of GENBAND, as the new chairman of its Technology and Operations (TOPS) Council. Kemmerer As a standing committee of the ATIS board of directors, TOPS

Verizon CEO McAdam's compensation jumps to $23.1M in 2011

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) CEO Lowell McAdam's compensation tripled to $23.1 million since being promoted from COO last July. McAdam McAdam took over the CEO reins from Ivan

BTL lights up FTTH network service in Mauritius

Bharat Telecom Ltd (BTL), a joint venture developed by Mauritian and Indian investors, is moving ahead with its $30 million Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network plan that will connect 50,000 homes and...

Overture taps Fraser Moffatt to head up Canadian sales

Overture is making an official move to expand its presence in the lucrative Canadian telecom market by appointing Fraser Moffatt as its new regional vice president of sales, Canada. Moffatt, a

Cable surpasses telcos in the broadband subscriber race

In the U.S. broadband race, cable operators have the upper hand over traditional telcos, according to Leichtman Research Group's latest report. As the two largest U.S. telcos, namely AT&T (NYSE:

ILECs put lots of broadband, business and backhaul into their Q4 2011 diet

Now that the fourth quarter 2011 earnings season has wrapped up, FierceTelecom is taking a look at the performance of the top ILECs during the quarter. While it's true that wireless service continues

Reliance to divest 75% stake in FLAG submarine cable system

Reliance Communications plans to divest a 75 percent stake in its FLAG Telecom submarine cabling business, reports Business Standard. According to a prospectus filed on the Singapore Stock Exchange,

TDS launches IPTV service in La Vergne, Tenn.

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) is making good on its promise to expand its IPTV network footprint, and the launch of the service in La Vergne, Tenn. is proof of that trend. Available initially in select La