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

FiberLight employs Ciena's P-OTS platform for wireless backhaul opportunities

FiberLight, a competitive provider selling both wholesale and business services, on Tuesday selected Ciena's Packet Optical Transport Systems (P-OTS) for two large wireless backhaul service opportunities.

Acme Packet bolsters its APAC, North America, and enterprise sales teams

Acme Packet on Monday bolstered its North American and Asia Pacific sales forces by naming Paul Wilson as Vice President for APAC sales, and Vin La Rocca as Vice President for North American Enterprise Sales.

ADVA Q3: Revenues rise 3.7% year-on-year to $107.4M

ADVA Optical Networking on Monday reported Q3 2012 revenues were €82.3 million ($107.4 million), up 3.7 percent year-on-year from €79.3 million ($104 million) in Q3 2011.

TalkTalk to introduce FTTC-based business broadband service

TalkTalk Business, the UK-based competitive provider's business services unit, on Monday announced it will begin offering its "SuperFast Broadband" service to local business, delivering up 80/20 Mbps of bandwidth to UK businesses.

What are the biggest threats to cloud services?

On the heels of TMCNet's landmark ITEXPO held earlier this month, FierceEnterpriseCommunications examines three major threats to the growth of cloud computing and services in a new report.

Profiling leadership of the top competitive providers

FierceTelecom is taking the time to look at emerging executives in the competitive telecom service provider space in our annual Competitive Provider Leaders feature. As you'll see, we continue to track the ongoing consolidation of the Competitive Local Exchange Company (CLEC) industry.

Jamestown Properties, Amerimar Enterprises, Hunter Newby develop NYC interconnection site

A colocation services consortium led by Jamestown Properties with partners Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. and Hunter Newby, on Monday broke ground on a new carrier-neutral interconnection facility in New York City's Hudson Square area.

New York City to award free fiber-based broadband to area startups

New York City believes the best way attract more high tech startups is to give them a fiber connection, so on Friday the city announced a contest whereby New York-based startups can compete to get a fiber-based broadband connection.

AT&T to inject $9.5B into its pension plan

AT&T on Friday announced a plan to direct a $9.5 billion stake of its wireless business to their pension trust that provides benefits for 360,000 of its retired employees.

Google names Dub's Dread section of Kansas City as its next "fiberhood"

Google on Thursday named the Dub's Dread neighborhood of Kansas City as the next "fiberhoood," or area where it is going to deploy its FTTH service.