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

AboveNet drives new connectivity into Amazon's cloud initiative

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) may not be offering cloud services in the classic sense, but its new agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to become an AWS Direct Connect Solution Provider illustrates how

Verizon's Bailey: Cloud services will be a $150B market by 2020

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) believes that its big bet on the cloud will pay off as it predicts that the market segment will grow from about $10 billion now to a $150 billion market by the year

Week in Research: Cisco, HP battle for enterprise router supremacy; Q2 broadband CPE rises 5.6%

Enterprise routers get competitive: According to Infonetics' Q2 2011 Ethernet Switches and Enterprise Routers market share report, Ethernet switch sales were up 6 percent to $4.4 billion worldwide,

Canada's CRTC shores up video service delivery rules for telcos, wireless operators

Canada's communications watchdog, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), has decided to tighten up the rules for the country's telcos and mobile operators that own TV

Orange Business Services takes charge of the global Ethernet market

Orange Business Services (NYSE: FTE) continues to hold onto its top spot on Vertical Systems Group's biannual Global Ethernet Leaderboard, a factor that it largely attributes to its broad service

Pando Networks: South Korea has the fastest game download speeds

Surprise, surprise: South Korea has the fastest average game download speeds of 2,202 Kbps, according to a new Pando Networks online gaming application study. In the study, Pando analyzed 27 million

Verizon's Terremark lights up new NAP in Amsterdam

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) cloud services subsidiary Terremark is extending its European reach by opening a Network Access Point (NAP) in Amsterdam. Terremark's new Amsterdam NAP facility.

Akamai believes its CDN strength is about reliability and scale

Bobby Blumofe, SVP Network Division, Akamai, believes that what sets his company apart is that has built a Content Delivery Network (CDN) business "that will scale and do that with high reliability."

BT to provide financing for telecom, IT services to new businesses

BT (NYSE: BT) wants to encourage the creation of new businesses via its "Kick Start Scheme" that lets them lease up to £15,000 ($23,000) worth of technology and telecom products and solutions.

Alcatel-Lucent, TE Subcom expand submarine cable maintenance program

With a number of new submarine cabling systems coming on line and other routes being updated, Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) and TE Subcom decided it was about time to refresh their joint maintenance