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

CLECs, cable expand U.S. Ethernet market port share

Tier 1 service providers AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may continue to hold the top spots on Vertical System Group's Ethernet Leaderboard, but it's hard not to notice the gains

Infonetics: North America, APAC and Latin America led optical market in Q2

Carrier spending on optical equipment was on the rebound in Q2 2010 as service providers geared up to meet increased consumer and business bandwidth demands. According to Infonetics Research's Q2

Lycos gets snapped up by Ybrant Digital

Lycos, an early search engine company that gained prominence in the Internet bubble era, is in the headlines again this week as online-marketing company Ybrant Digital is going to buy the

Verizon's government NOC gets ISO/IEC nod

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) further galvanized its role in serving the public sector as its Cary, N.C.-based Government Enterprise Network Operations Center (GENOC), a center that provides managed services

France Telecom, Iliad put legal battles aside

France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) and Iliad, according to a report in French newspaper La Tribune, decided to drop the lawsuits they filed against one another. The French incumbent said it dropped its

France Telecom puts quad-play plans into action

With regulatory approval in hand, France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) has finally launched its much talked about quad play offer under the Orange Open brand. Orange Open will offer three service tiers with

FTTH customer satisfaction up, but awareness is still nascent

Consumers that subscribe to Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service are, overall, satisfied with their service, a new FTTH Council report revealed. In a survey of over 1,000 FTTH subscribers and 600 other

Frontier slips back on its broadband usage cap

Bandwidth metering is not popular with any broadband consumer as proven by the outcry against the trials conducted by AT&T (NYSE: T) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC-WI), but Frontier (NYSE: FTR)

Level 3 establishes new Europe to North America low-latency connection

If you're one of Level 3's (Nasdaq: LVLT) European financial customers that needs low-latency network trading connectivity into North America you're in luck as the wholesale provider has established

Telesp extends Sao Paulo FTTX network reach

Telesp, Telefonica's (NYSE: TEF) Brazil-based subsidiary, plans to step up its Fiber to the X (FTTX) network deployment in Sao Paulo. To date, Telesp has connected 300,000 homes in 22 neighborhoods