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 Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

Ciena's preliminary Q1 2012 results fall below forecasts

Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) is feeling the pain of international service providers' longer revenue recognition cycles as the vendor reported that its preliminary Q1 2012 results won't meet its initial

Zayo adds Ethernet, wavelength services to its Northeast fiber route

Zayo Group is once again responding to growing capacity demands from its wholesale and business customer clientele by enhancing its Northeast route with a regional network that will support Ethernet

Chattanooga's municipal FTTP network surpasses subscriber projections

Chattanooga EPB is doing something that's eluded a number municipally-owned broadband service providers: it's beating its own subscription projections and is making a profit. The service provider

Savvis targets cloud opportunities in Japan's enterprise market

Savvis, CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) data center and managed services subsidiary, is now offering its Savvis Symphony Open public cloud and Symphony Dedicated private cloud to Japan-based business

FCC establishes new rules for automated telemarketing calls

Telemarketers may now have a harder time interrupting unsuspecting consumers with automated calls during dinner time as the FCC has put forth rules that will require them to get written consent.

Happy President's Day: No issue Monday

Just wanted to wish you all a happy and safe President's Day. Due to the holiday, FierceTelecom will not publish on Monday, but we'll be back in your inbox on Tuesday morning. Thanks for reading.--

FairPoint gets approval to redirect Vermont penalty payments to broadband expansion

FairPoint (Nasdaq: FRP) has reached an agreement with the Vermont Public Service Board to redirect the penalties it accrued following its acquisition of Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) New England telephone

Frontier's declining service revenues eat into Q4 results

A continued drop in revenues and a dividend cut were hallmarks of Frontier Communications' (Nasdaq: FTR) fourth quarter 2011 earnings announcement. The provider saw the continued declines in both its

Juniper's stock jumps after AT&T capex report

Shares of Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) rose 7 percent to $24.16 Thursday on rumors that AT&T (NYSE: T), one of its key customers, could be making some big equipment purchases this year.

Birch Communications unveils new branding effort, wholesale service business

Birch Communications, a competitive service provider targeting small and medium-sized businesses, has launched a new branding campaign called "Branch Out." With a focus on the SMB that may have a few