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

Spirent gets into automation game by acquiring Fanfare

Spirent Communications (LSE: SPT.L) is spicing up its testing capabilities by adding automation to its portfolio after reaching an agreement to purchase Mountain View, Calif.-based Fanfare for $15

Telus (Toronto: T.TO) Q4: Broadband, TV services drove 46% increase in profit

Telus' (Toronto: T.TO) bets on increasing its wireless coverage and continuing to expand its Fiber to the Node (FTTN)-based IPTV service, Optik continued to pay off in Q4 2010. For the fourth

IDC: Vertical markets will drive $29.5 B market in public IT cloud service revenues

While there are clear security concerns with adopting public cloud solutions, a new IDC study, U.S. Public IT Cloud Services by Industry Sector: More Details on the Opportunity study, reveals that

Telstra International establishes connection with CENX's Ethernet exchange

Telstra International, the international services arm of Australia's incumbent carrier Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX), has joined CENX's Ethernet exchange in Los Angeles to extend the reach of its Virtual

CenturyLink attacks Cox Nevada with its Prism IPTV service

Move over Cox Communications Southern Nevada: here comes CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) Prism IPTV. Calling it "the most advanced television service available in Southern Nevada," the independent ILEC is

XO wins $45M managed services contract from US Postal Service

XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO.OB) has advanced its standing in the public sector services space with a six-year, $45 million managed services contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Sonus Networks names former Flarion creator Rajiv Laroia as new CTO

Sonus Networks' (Nasdaq: SONS) ongoing management realignment continues this week as the IP voice vendor has appointed Dr. Rajiv Laroia as their new Senior Vice President and Chief Technology

MTS Allstream (Toronto: MBT) Q4 revenue declines slightly amidst strong data, TV growth

MTS Allstream (Toronto: MBT.TO) has set a strong IP-based foundation for its residential (IPTV) and business service segments, but the near-term realities of declining legacy revenues and the ongoing

Echostar makes $2 billion bid for Hughes Communications

Echostar (Nasdaq: SATS) has crafted a deal to purchase rival satellite operator Hughes Communications (Nasdaq: HUGH) for about $2 billion, including Hughes debt that will be refinanced in connection

France Telecom's chairman Didier Lombard to step down from CEO post

Didier Lombard, the embattled chairman and CEO of France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) will formally resign as CEO during the service provider's board meeting at the end of this month. Under the terms of the