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

Verizon serves up 4G LTE DSL replacement service

If you live in a rural area where broadband choice is either limited to a low speed DSL line or nonexistent, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) will be happy to provide you with its 4G LTE home service. After

VSG: AT&T, Level 3 raise global Ethernet profile, while Orange holds first place

While Vertical Systems Group's 2011 year-end global Ethernet report may have seen little change since its mid-year 2011 report with Orange Business Services continuing to hold onto its number one

Overture Networks, Cyan establish carrier Ethernet OAM&P pact

Overture Networks and Cyan are putting their collective knowledge of carrier edge and packet optical transport together in a new partnership to target new carrier Ethernet network opportunities. expands FTTH network deployment, a competitive broadband provider that prevailed against a strong headwind of incumbent telcos and cable operators, is now expanding Fiber to the Home (FTTH) plans in Sebastopol, Calif. to

AT&T, CWA negotiating contract with wireless workers, continues wireline union talks

AT&T (NYSE: T) is working out the details of a new labor contract with the Communications Workers of America (CWA), one that represents over 9,000 of its wireless employees in CWA District 6. CWA

NTT Communications builds fiber network targeting Indonesia businesses

NTT Communications' (NYSE: NTT) Indonesian unit has lit its own fiber network service to serve business customers in the East Jakarta Industrial Park near Jakarta. Targeting multisite businesses that

America Movil mulling move into the OTT video game

Carlos Slim's America Movil (NYSE: AMX) may not be able to offer TV over its copper and fiber network in its native Mexico, but now it plans to leverage its broadband lines to deliver a new over the

Tata looks for $2B loan to finance possible Cable & Wireless acquisition

Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL), according to a Reuters report, is trying to get $2 billion in loans to support a possible offer for Cable & Wireless Worldwide (LSE: CW.L) in addition to

In-Stat: By 2016, 75% of U.S. electrical meters will be smart meters

With over 3,000 utilities, local municipalities, and private companies operating America's electrical grid, upgrading the electric grid will be a major effort. However, NPD In-Stat believes that the

Sidera appoints Ciena veteran Joe Cumello as marketing chief

Sidera Networks has named telecom veteran Joe Cumello as its new vice president of marketing, replacing Maura Mahoney. In his new position, Cumello will oversee the entire competitive provider's