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

Terremark capitalizes on Latin American growth with Brazilian data center expansion

Terremark, a Verizon (NYSE: VZ) subsidiary, has completed the expansion of its São Paulo, Brazil data center, a move that reflects its growing presence in the Latin American business services

Ciena's Q3 profit misses estimates, but cost cutting drives up margins

Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) had a bit of a lumpy fiscal Q3 as earnings rose almost 12 percent to $435.3 million, but did not meet financial analysts' $443.9 million forecast. Despite what were initially

UPDATED: Vonage allows users to add second line on new Extensions service

Vonage (NYSE: VG) continues to expand its international calling horizons with a new option that lets subscribers to its Extensions service plan add another line. Priced at $9.99 a month, the new

Week in research: SDP adoption rises; Ga. seniors apprehensive about broadband

SDP market rises: According to a new Infonetics Research report, the service delivery platform (SDP) software and services segment is forecast to be a $5.16 billion market by 2015. "While operators'

Telstra will stick to NBN plan despite Optus' potential absence

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX), Australia's dominant wireline telco, said it intends to maintain its stance on working as a supplier to the government's National Broadband Network (NBN) even if its main

8x8 bolsters government division, names Vance Raeside to head federal sales

8x8 (Nasdaq: EGHT) wants to get a larger piece of the federal's government communications spending budget, but realized that to do that it needed to bring aboard Vance Raeside as its new federal

Telmex's dominant power means facing tighter regulations

Telmex (NYSE: TMX) may still hold the title as Mexico's largest telco, but that position could come with the price of tightened regulatory scrutiny. Cofeco, Mexico's competition commission upheld an

Verizon's union workers accuse company of delaying Hurricane Irene repairs

While Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) unions may have agreed to come back to the bargaining table for a new labor contract, they are engaged in a new fight that claims the telco is taking too much time to make

PAETEC could pay $40M if merger with Windstream fails

PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) may be ready to become a part of Windstream's (Nasdaq: WIN) larger business dream, but if the deal does not make it past the FCC and state PUC regulators, they'll have to pony

Brazilian government gives tax breaks to attract new fiber network rollouts

Brazil is anxious to bring broadband service into to more underserved areas, so the government is going to waive certain taxes in the hopes of attracting service providers to build out $44 billion in