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

Verizon extends Google apps to SMB customers

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is working with one time enemy Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) to extend the Internet giant's cloud-based Google Apps for Business services to its SMB customer base. Delivered under its

Occam shareholders postpone vote on Calix acquisition

Calix's (NYSE: CALX) move to acquire Occam Networks (Nasdaq: OCNW) has hit another snag as Occam's board has voted to delay a Jan. 27 vote until probably Feb. 22 because a court order that's

Venezuela to build submarine cable link to Cuba

It looks like Venezuela has beat out U.S.-based service providers AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) in finding a passage into the recently opened Cuban telecom market. Touted

Wightman Telecom employs Enablence's MSAP in its IP voice upgrade

Ontario, Canada-based rural LEC Wightman Telephone has decided to deploy Enablence Technologies' BroadAccess Multi-Service Access Platform (MSAP) to deliver the triple play voice, video data service

Vertical Systems: Layer 2 Ethernet services drove 2010 Ethernet growth

Vertical Systems Group's U.S. bi-annual Ethernet service LEADERBOARD results for 2010 reflected a growing comfort level by enterprise customers to buy Layer 2 Ethernet services for their high

Sunrise Telecom, Calnex to jointly target Latin American opportunities

Sunrise Telecom and Calnex Solutions took time out at this week's Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Quarterly meeting to announce they have established a partnership to sell Calnex's Paragon test products

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) rides carrier spending wave in Q4

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) started out on a happy note in 2011 as Q4 revenues benefited from a boost in service provider sales. This was a welcome improvement over Juniper's Q3 2010 results, which

360networks introduces Layer 2 Ethernet service

360networks is stepping out of its Layer 1 networking roots with the debut of its new Layer 2 Ethernet (L2E) service for its wholesale carrier customers. Designed to provide Layer 2 connectivity

BT Conferencing names Jeff Prestel as new CEO

BT Conferencing (NYSE: BT) is conducting some executive shuffling as it promotes Jeff Prestel to CEO of the company. Prestel, who came to BT Conferencing as part of BT's acquisition of Wire One in

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) Q4 revenue slips slightly while broadband, business revenue grow

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) Q4 earnings may have missed Wall Street's expectations, but in the wireline segment it did report a rise in both broadband and business revenues. For the quarter, Verizon's