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

Windstream gets Cisco's Gold, Master managed services stamp of approval

Windstream on Thursday reached another goal in its ongoing drive to become a larger business services player by gaining Cisco's Gold Certification and Master Managed Services Certification.

SingTel selects Ciena to upgrade business services network

SingTel on Wednesday deployed Ciena's 5410 RSS platform and software to augment its global ConnectPlus IPLC network.

Accedo snaps up CloverLeaf

Accedo on Wednesday struck a deal to purchase New York City-based TV app solutions provider CloverLeaf Digital.

SIP Forum develops IPv6 task group

The SIP Forum on Wednesday launched a SIP over IPv6 Task Group to help address deployment and interoperability issues that all members of the telecom and IT industry face in migrating to SIP over IPv6.

Integra Telecom partners with Verizon Wireless to deliver VPN wireless backup

Integra Telecom on Wednesday unveiled a new wireless-based VPN backup service, signaling its move to enhance its product set with a business continuity and disaster recovery option for its growing business customer base.

Cisco's Chambers signals potential heirs to the CEO throne

John Chambers, Cisco's longest-serving CEO, shed some light Tuesday on who may be next in line to take over the company when he retires.

Infonetics: Cloud-based security will jump to $18M market by 2016

While businesses are still getting their heads around how to best leverage cloud services, a new Infonetics report released this week indicates that cloud-based security will be a big driver, rising 83 percent by 2016.

UPDATED: Ericsson adds to OSS/BSS portfolio with ConceptWave acquisition

Ericsson on Tuesday added another piece to its growing Operational Service Systems/Business Support System (OSS/BSS) puzzle by reaching an agreement to purchase Toronto-based ConceptWave for an undisclosed amount.

BT Openreach to extend FTTC network to 163 new exchanges in 2013

BT Openreach on Tuesday announced plans to extend its hybrid copper/fiber Fiber to the Cabinet service to an additional 163 telephone exchange areas in the United Kingdom next year.

UPDATED: Ritter Communications extends into west Tennessee with Millington Telephone, Cable acquisitions

Ritter Communications on Tuesday reached an agreement to acquire west Tennessee-based Millington Telephone Company and Millington CATV.