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

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN): Broadband, optical boost Q4 2010 revenues

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) once again rode an ongoing growth curve in Q4 as company sales increased 33 percent to $165 million, up from $124 million in Q4 2009. The vendor's operating income increased 71

Verizon Wholesale streamlines ordering, monitoring process for Private IP services

Verizon Global Wholesale (NYSE: VZ) believes that its customers are entitled to a simpler experience when they order services so the service provider has introduced a number of enhancements to its

Cablevision's Optimum Business offers money-back service guarantee for SMBs

If you're an SMB that's a bit unsure that the local cable company can do a better job delivering service than the local telco, Cablevision (NYSE: CVC) is now offering their Optimum Business No-Risk

AT&T increases Illinois POTS subscriber rates by 27-63 percent

AT&T's Chicago wireline voice customers will soon be in for an unwelcome surprise as Ma Bell plans to up the rates of basic telephone service by 27-63 percent. On Jan. 3, the telco increased the

Cofetel wants Telmex to reduce phone service prices further

Cofetel, Mexico's telecom regulator, wants America Movil's (NYSE: AMX) subsidiary Telmex to cut the price consumers pay for basic wireline phone services. Mony de Swaan, Cofetel's president, said if

Granite Telecom surpasses 1 million analog wireline connections mark

Granite Telecommunications may not carry the same name recognition of an AT&T (NYSE: T) or Verizon (NYSE: VZ), but the wholesale voice/data provider's service growing presence in multi-site

Reliance Globalcom employs Ciena for 40 Gbps submarine connection

Reliance Globalcom (BSE: RCOM.BO) has found that the best answer to bring a submarine cable linking the UK, Spain, Italy and Egypt to 40 Gbps optical transport lies with Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN).

CenturyLink merger could help Qwest's case for video franchise rule changes

Qwest's (NYSE: Q) latest move to change how Colorado's local and state regulators regulate video services is a clear sign that the telco wants to deliver a broader telco TV service across its

Global Crossing adds 40 Gbps wavelength service, performance SLAs to portfolio

Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) has responded to its customers' need for wavelength capacity options by upgrading the terrestrial capacity of its wavelength services to 40 Gbps. Designed to deliver 40

Verizon Wholesale adds new features to Transparent LAN service

Verizon Global Wholesale (NYSE: VZ) is upping the ante of its Transparent LAN service offering with a number of new enhancements. As the service provider's wholesale metro switched Ethernet service,