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

Overture-Hatteras marriage is all about closing the Ethernet fiber gap

When the cloak of secrecy was lifted last week to reveal that Overture and Hatteras were going to merge into one larger company--the first large acquisition to take place on the Ethernet vendor side

Nokia Siemens Networks, Juniper conduct 100 Gbps OTN, router interoperability trial

Nokia Siemens Networks and Juniper (NYSE: JNPR) are using this week's OFC/NFOEC conference in Los Angeles, Calif. to show off the results of their recent 100 Gbps interoperability test between

Frontier ups FiOS installation costs to $500, opts out of Oregon video franchises

If you live in Oregon and want FiOS TV from Frontier (NYSE: FTR), you're going to have to be willing to pay a hefty price as the ILEC raised the installation cost from $79 to $500. To add insult to

Cable, FTTH drive growth in Dutch broadband market

Buoyed by ongoing growth of Fiber to the Home (FTTH) and cable DOCSIS-based services, the Dutch broadband market grew 0.9 percent in Q4 2010, bringing total connections to 6.26 million as of the end

Orange Business Services continues to dominate MNC Ethernet service market

Orange Business Services' Ethernet service suite continues to resonate with multinational corporations (MNC) that are increasingly requiring higher speed Ethernet for their applications. Once again,

AT&T CFO Rick Lindner to retire in June

AT&T's (NYSE: T) veteran CFO, Rick Linder, will retire from the service provider on June 1, 2011. Filling Lindner's shoes will be AT&T Controller John Stephens, a 19-year company veteran.

AT&T's De La Vega: U-verse bundles continue to drive wireline growth

Ralph De La Vega, President of mobility and consumer services, AT&T (NYSE: T) is bullish about the opportunities for its IP-based U-verse service. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media

Frontier pumps $14 million into its Wisconsin broadband network

Frontier (NYSE: FTR) appears to be sticking to its promise to expand broadband access in the rural territories it gained through its purchase of Verizon's lines in 14 states by revealing that it

CenturyLink-Qwest merger gets Minnesota PUC's approval

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Qwest (NYSE: Q) are anxious to complete their merger by April 1, and they came yet another step closer to that goal as the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC)

TDS Telecom will expand IPTV and managed services in 2011

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) is taking a page out of the playbooks of its larger compatriots to transform itself from being another telephone company that only sells PSTN service to become a broadband