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

Cable & Wireless to sell off its Bermuda business

Cable & Wireless (LSE: CW.L) has decided that it needs to realign its Caribbean operations, so it's selling off its Bermuda operations to Canadian-based telco and cable operator Bragg Group.

Cisco promotes Gary Moore to COO

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has appointed Gary Moore as its newly created Chief Operating Officer (COO). Moore, an executive vice president, who previously ran Cisco's Services division, will continue to

GTA TeleGuam gets Guam PUC's permission to transfer ownership to Advantage Partners

GTA TeleGuam has gotten the Guam Public Utilities Commission's (GPUC) permission to complete its sale to Japanese equity firm Advantage Partners. Now GTA needs the FCC's approval before Advantage can

Infonetics: Alcatel-Lucent takes No. 2 spot in worldwide edge router market

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU), once a relative newcomer in the routing world that was traditionally a two-horse race between Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and Juniper (NYSE: JNPR), continues to advance its

Huawei drops acquisition of cloud server vendor 3Leaf

Huawei has decided to withdraw its acquisition for pieces of U.S.-based cloud server provider 3Leaf. The decision follows the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' (CFIUS) suggestion

Juniper outbids Symmetricom for synch vendor Brilliant Telecommunications

Seeing network synchronization as one of the holes in its growing wireless product portfolio, Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) on Friday trumped Symmetricom (Nasdaq: SYMM) to acquire Brilliant

FCC presses Verizon about its recent 911 call failure

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) is facing an inquiry from the FCC over dropping about 10,000 wireless 911 calls during a Jan. 26 snowstorm in Maryland, and the agency wants the service provider to

Libya shuts down Internet service

The Libyan government initiated an Internet blackout for the second consecutive day in response to protests against the country's leader Muammar Gaddafi. As reported in Reuters citing data that Arbor

NTIA unveils national broadband map

At long last the NTIA released its long-awaited national broadband map and broadband adoption survey results. Version 1.0 of this map, which was designed by Computech, is designed to give users a

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) posts $19 million net loss in Q4, but revenue climbs 5%

Cincinnati Bell's (NYSE: CBB) Q4 earnings report was a bit of a mixed bag as revenues rose amidst a net loss from debt refinancing charges. Cincinnati Bell reported a net loss for the three months