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 sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

ABI Research: Managed home automation could be telcos' new service opportunity

While the notion of home automation has always conjured up images of consumers pressing a button to remotely turn on lights and automatic nets to catch burglars, the reality is home automation has

Verizon, eMeter to offer cloud-based electric meter management

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has struck a partnership with eMeter, a smart grid management software provider, are jointly developing a set of cloud-based meter data management services targeting the utility

Level 3 brings its CDN expertise to the FBI

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) is finding that its content delivery network CDN services are applicable to other vertical market segments outside the video industry as illustrated by its

Alcatel-Lucent, Ciena to conduct upgrades for SEA-ME-WE 4 cable system

The 16-member consortium-led South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 4 (SEA-ME-WE 4) submarine cable system has turned to Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) and Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) for their latest

MASERGY employs Overture's ISG edge product to address virtual service opportunities

MASERGY, a competitive global network provider, is employing Overture Networks' carrier Ethernet edge ISG products to expand its set of virtual network offerings to MNC customers. Set on providing

Carlos Slim to increase Mexican wireless and wireline network spending in 2011

Facing greater competition from savvy competitors such as Telefonica (NYSE: TEF), Carlos Slim plans to spend more money to beef up his wireless and wireline networks in Mexico under the America Movil

RNCOS: Broadband to fuel ongoing IPTV growth

It should be of no surprise that where a service provider has deployed broadband, they are finding that IPTV can help increase their Average Revenue Per User (ARPU). RNCOS's new report "Global IPTV

Egyptians leverage dial up connections to circumvent Internet ban

Dial-up service may sound old fashioned given the bevy of broadband choices consumers have these days, but for Egyptians it's becoming a welcome entry to the Internet, which the government ordered to

Verizon spent over $688 million on its New Jersey wireline network in 2010

New Jersey businesses and consumer customers got a wireline network infusion throughout 2010 as Verizon (NYSE: VZ) reported that it spent $688 million in the region in 2010.From a broadband

Dell'Oro: Backhaul equipment market will surpass $8 billion mark by 2015

The wireless industry's ongoing migration towards IP-based LTE services is creating a healthy wireless backhaul market for optical transport, microwave transmissions and router/switching vendors.