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

Rumor Mill: Juniper in line for big AT&T contract

Juniper Networks' (NYSE: JNPR) luck this week could be taking a turn for the good by gaining a key role in AT&T's (NYSE: T) network build out. Although there has been no word on any financial

Tellabs Q2 earnings up, but potential AT&T loss drives down shares

Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) came out fighting in Q2 as profit rose to $64 million over the $16 million it reported in Q2 2009. During the quarter, Tellabs saw continued growth in its broadband, transport

Level 3 narrows losses in Q2, but results disappoint analysts

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) losses may have decreased in Q2, but its inability to meet financial analyst targets drove its stock down 11 percent. As of the end of Tuesday's trading session,

UNH-IOL creates 802.3ba Ethernet standard consortium

With the IEEE's work on the 802.3ba Ethernet standard complete, University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) believes its new consortium will be able help members of the Ethernet

AT&T ups capacity on the APCN2 submarine cable

To stay apace of growth in Asia-Pacific network traffic, AT&T (NYSE: T) is upgrading its network capacity on the Asia Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN2) from 10 Gbps to 40 Gbps. The upgrade, which

Ookla adds ISP performance ranking to Net Index

If you ever wanted to know how well your broadband ISP is actually performing, look no further than Ookla, which has added ISP performance rankings to its Net Index. Consumers will be able to use the

Ofcom thinks UK's ISPs aren't being honest about advertised speeds

Ofcom, the UK's telecom regulator, believes that the UK's broadband providers aren't being honest about the speeds they deliver to consumers. Research revealed that about 97 percent of the nation's

Global Crossing's consolidated revenue takes a Q2 dip

Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) may be making continual improvements to its service set and structure, but that did not help the decline in the service provider's Q2 consolidated revenue. During the

Mammoth Networks cuts Baca Valley Telephone's out of region costs

Baca Valley Telephone Company, a Des Moines, N.M.-based independent ILEC, needed an alternative means to reach out of its own network footprint and it found it in Mammoth Networks' Layer 2 DSL

NTT America adds storage to its enterprise cloud offering

NTT America (NYSE: NTT) is following up its U.S. cloud computing debut with its new offering Cloud Files, a cloud-based storage solution. Posed as an alternative to costly typical SAN and NAS-based