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

Georgia legislators propose bill to curtail community broadband

Georgia is the latest state to become engaged in a community broadband fight with the introduction of SB 313, the Broadband Investment Equity Act. Last week, SB 313, the Broadband Investment Equity

CRTC appoints Bell Canada, Rogers veteran Leonard Katz as interim chairman

Canada's CRTC has named current vice-chairman Leonard Katz as its interim chairman, replacing Konrad von Finckenstein, whose term ended this Wednesday. Katz The CRTC, as reported in

Taking stock in Q4 2011's enterprise communications growth

The enterprise communications industry continues to be in a state of flux as businesses weather the challenging economic storm. All of their buying decisions obviously have an effect on the vendors

Juniper's Q4 performance impacted by weak carrier spending

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) is feeling the pain of tighter service provider spending patterns as its Q4 2011 net revenues declined 6 percent year-over-year and a lower-than-expected Q1 2012

Medford, Mass. mayor wants Verizon to complete city's FiOS buildout

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may not be bringing FiOS to Boston proper anytime soon, but residential and business customers in the nearby city of Medford may be soon be able to take advantage of the service as

AT&T Q4 2011 wireline growth driven by ongoing video, broadband gains

AT&T's (NYSE: T) wireline division in Q4 2011 was once again buoyed by gains in its U-verse broadband and video services and IP-based business services. The service provider reported that the

Verizon expands Private IP network service presence in Africa and Middle East

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is extending its Private IP network services to more regions in Africa and the Middle East to better respond to the greater demand from businesses establishing locations in these

Puerto Rico's Claro IPTV move faces challenges from cable operators

Puerto Rico incumbent service provider Claro's IPTV ambitions are facing a new legal challenge from cable rivals OneLink Communications and Choice Cable. In September 2011, Puerto Rico's

NTT puts stake in India data center market with Netmagic purchase

NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) wants to take advantage of the India's data center market and it found a quick entry point by purchasing a 74 percent stake in Netmagic Solutions. Through the purchase,

Motorola Mobility charts video market's migration to home video gateways

FierceCable editor Steve Donohue talks with Larry Robinson, Corporate VP & General Manager of Home Devices, Motorola Mobility (NYSE: MMI), about the changing nature of how video is delivered and