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

Frontier employs ADTRAN for next phase of its broadband expansion effort

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) continues to work to convince customers in the new territories it entered into when it bought out Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) lines in 14 rural states last year that it

Juniper's shares tumble on report of slow Q2 sales, profit

Juniper's (NYSE: JNPR) stock took a hit after its Q2 2011 results failed to meet analyst expectations, a result of large telco customers delaying new equipment purchases. Yesterday, Juniper's shares

NTT introduces global Ethernet VPL service

NTT Communications is giving businesses another global option for their Ethernet needs with the debut of their new Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) service, Global Virtual Link. Previously

Tellabs forced to cut 10% of workforce as revenue declines 21%

Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) is being forced to hand out pink slips to about 330 workers, or 10 percent of its workforce, as the vendor reported that its Q2 revenue dropped 21 percent year-over-year from

Verizon Business wins $50M Australian DoD contract

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is taking its government services experience down under to upgrade the Australian Department of Defense's communications network. Set to be delivered through a five-year, AUD 50

HickoryTech's Enventis begins work on $24M middle mile project

Enventis, the business services unit of independent telco HickoryTech (Nasdaq: HTCO), has broken ground on its $24 million Greater Minnesota Broadband Collaborative Project. Similar to other middle

AT&T U-verse deployment reaches 1M living units in Atlanta

AT&T's (NYSE: T) aggressive deployment of U-verse TV and data services in Atlanta has now reached the 1 million living unit mark. To keep up with demand for U-verse IPTV and data services,

EarthLink puts business services management team in order

EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) is getting its business services management team in order with the appointment of Mae Squier-Dow as President of EarthLink's Premier Business Solutions and Vikram Desai as

Integra Telecom increases its on-net fiber building connections by 20%

Integra Telecom has responded to the call for higher speed Ethernet and voice services, increasing its fiber network by 20 percent to almost 300 new buildings in the first half of 2011. While Integra

PeakColo connects into Zayo's dark fiber network to enhance its cloud service suite

PeakColo, a Denver, Co.-based provider of cloud-based services, has signed a deal with Zayo for dark fiber connectivity. Serving as the core connectivity in its Western-area network, PeakColo will be