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

Brazil's Telemar moves forward with company restructuring process

Brazil's Telemar Participacoes, the service provider that oversees Oi-branded services via Brasil Telecom, Tele Norte Leste Participacoes and Telemar Norte Leste, are proceeding with their plan to

Nokia Siemens searching for buyers for remaining wireline units

Nokia Siemens Networks continues to hint at that it may be soon selling more of its wireline assets to willing buyers as it realigns its focus on becoming a wireless-centric vendor. Suri

Telstra's separation plan gets green light from Australia's ACCC

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) has gotten the regulatory go-ahead to take part in the country's National Broadband Network (NBN) as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has approved its

Examining U.S. broadband stimulus scandals

There been a lot of hope and hype surrounding the broadband stimulus program since it was launched in 2009. Despite the promise of many projects that received funding from the National

Cross River Fiber taps into the low latency trend with N.J. express route

Cross River Fiber, a dark fiber provider, is driving more of the low latency networking craze by providing what it claims to be the shortest route between 1400 Federal Boulevard in Carteret and 165

FairPoint comes closer to getting retail regulatory relief in N.H.

FairPoint (Nasdaq: FRP) and rival Comcast's (Nasdaq: CMCSA) dream of having a less restrictive regulatory structure in New Hampshire is nearing reality, as Senate Bill 48 (SB 48) passed the state

Google looks to accelerate FTTP connection process in Kansas City

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), according to an article in FierceCable, has filed a patent for a new fiber deployment method and device that would enable to it rapidly connect homes to its 1 Gbps Fiber to the

40G, 100G demand drove up DWDM market 19% in 2011

Fueled by service providers' ongoing migration to 40G and 100G transport, DWDM equipment market revenues rose 19 percent to $7.3 billion in 2011. And while the DWDM market saw growth within all of

Cisco adds optical muscle to portfolio with Lightwire acquisition

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has made yet another move to bolster its optical capabilities by acquiring Lightwire, a provider of (CMOS) photonics technology vendor. Cisco headquarters in San Jose,

Telstra establishes wholesale agreement with Australia NBN

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) has ironed out a commercial agreement to sell services via the Australian government's National Broadband Network (NBN). The incumbent service provider is the last large service