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

TIA launches NFV interoperability testing lab

The Telecommunications Industry Association is launching a lab for vendors and service providers to conduct interoperability testing of network functions virtualization technology.

Sizing up the wireless performance of Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and more in Q3 2015

As the third-quarter earnings season draws to a close, FierceWireless is taking a look at how the top eight wireless operators performed.

AT&T's Stephens: Fiber rollout is driving uptick in SMB managed services sales

AT&T may be nearing completion of a fiber-to-the-building program as part of its multibillion-dollar Project VIP initiative, but the service provider is seeing the influence extend into smaller businesses.

Frontier's success in California, Florida and Texas hinges on not repeating Connecticut problems

When Frontier completes its acquisition of Verizon's wireline assets in California, Florida and Texas, a key indicator of early success for customers will center on two issues: minimizing network service disruptions and consistent pricing.

Cincinnati Bell's Fox: Metered broadband pricing will happen over time

Cincinnati Bell has plenty of gas in the broadband tank with a growing FTTH network, but it envisions a time when metering broadband usage will be the industry norm.

Windstream sets Western market expansion with 500G route from Denver to Chicago and Dallas

Windstream is laying a foundation to expand its wholesale service presence in the Western market by lighting a set of new diverse 500G routes from Denver to Chicago and Dallas.

Zayo says wireless carriers' small cell, C-RAN initiatives drive dark fiber deals

Speaking to investors during the third-quarter earnings call, Dan Caruso, co-founder, chairman and CEO, said that wireless backhaul deals are a key contributor to its Physical Infrastructure revenue mix.

Hawaiian Telcom's Barber: 80% of our wireless customers are migrating to 100 Mbps, higher speeds

Hawaiian Telcom continues to benefit from the wireless industry's ongoing move to 4G LTE as the telco is finding that its wholesale wireless operator customers are purchasing higher increments of bandwidth.

Frontier's Jureller: 'no change' in subscription pricing after Verizon deal complete

As Frontier Communications nears the completion of its acquisition of Verizon's wireline properties in California, Florida and Texas, the service provider has pledged to keep pricing consistent with what customers in those markets are currently paying.

Data center SDN to grow over 70 percent in 2015, says research firm

As cloud providers virtualize more functions in their networks, the data center SDN market is forecast to grow over 70 percent in 2015, according to a new Dell'Oro Group study.