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

IPv6's next transition challenge: The broadband home network

While there's clearly a call to action for service providers, web application providers and even businesses to make sure they have an IPv6 transition in place, the other true test of how much impact

Cablevision's SMB division adds GoToMyPC and GoToMeeting to its service portfolio

Cablevision's (NYSE: CVC) business services division is extending the functionality of Citrix Online's GoToMyPC and GoToMeeting to its SMB customer base. Traditionally offered to large enterprise

Syringa Networks establishes Utah network presence

Syringa Networks, a regional wholesale service provider targeting the Idaho-Utah region, has officially lit up its network services in the Utah market. This move follows an announcement it made in

Italy's Fastweb founder released with hopes of clearing name

Silvio Scaglia, the Italian multimillionaire who founded competitive service provider Fastweb, has been released from authorities after spending a year in prison and house arrest due to his alleged

iSuppli: VDSL's star is on the rise

VDSL and the emergence of its younger brother VDSL2 may be limited by loop length requirements, but a new report from IHS iSuppli suggests that VDSL-based services will quadruple by 2014. Driven by

UNH-IOL IPv6 consortium grows 142% as providers look to test transition solutions

With the Number Resource Organization's (NRO) central IPv4 address pool now finally depleted, service providers and businesses are increasingly turning to independent testing organizations like the

South Korea sets 1 Gbps residential broadband access goal

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) may have gained a lot of attention last year with its ambitious 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) open access initiative that's still in the evaluation stage outside of a trial

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) minimizes landline losses, grows data and broadband revenues in Q4

Like every traditional wireline carrier, TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) saw its share of landline losses, but those losses were offset by continued growth in data and broadband services. TDS reported

Verizon to light up capacity on the Europe India Gateway (EIG) consortium cable

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) business customers will soon be able to take advantage of the service provider's portion of the Europe India Gateway (EIG) cable. Joined by the other 15 members of the EIG,

Sunrise Telecom survey reveals service providers need to improve field productivity

As the service provider industry consolidates, they not only have to differentiate themselves with new services, but improve how quickly they can perform installation and proactively respond to