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

FiberLight gets invited to Clearwire's 4G backhaul party

FiberLight's fiber network capabilities has gotten the attention of mobile WiMAX provider Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR), which will leverage the service provider's core fiber network infrastructure to

BT to maintain UK government service contracts

BT (NYSE: BT) dodged a bullet this past week when the UK government revealed it would not cut contracts with the incumbent carrier as it tries to tighten its purse strings. Following talks with

Qwest crafts DSL campaign for Hispanic communities

Qwest (NYSE: Q) sees the Hispanic community as a ripe demographic to offer up its broadband wares, so it has put together a Spanish-language advertising campaign in hopes of enticing this community

Verizon beefs up its medical data exchange service capabilities

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has responded to the health care industry's movement to electronic medical records by expanding its Medical Data Exchange platform to will allow more types of digital patient

tw telecom named preferred provider on The Quilt research and education network

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) continues to make a name for itself in the R&E community as the The Quilt has now named it again as a preferred network provider. Consisting of 28 regional network

Cuba-Venezuela cable could finally open up in July 2011

Carriers that want to penetrate the relatively untapped Cuban telecom market will have to wait a little bit longer as an submarine cable network linking Venezuela to Cuba won't go into operation

Broadvox, Cypress Communications reveal merger plans

Broadvox and Cypress Communications have decided that they would be more powerful if they combined their resources into one larger company. Both service providers bring different yet complementary

Telus sees potential in health care

Telus (Toronto: T.TO) sees a burgeoning opportunity to supply communications wares to the health care industry, an effort that's been spurred on by the carrier to help improve Canada's health care

Dragonwave acquires Axerra to beef up its backhaul capabilities

Dragonwave (TSX: DWI; NASDAQ: DRWI), a microwave access player that gained prominence in recent years as a supplier to Clearwire, has struck a deal to acquire Axerra Networks for $9.5 million without

Netgem negotiating deal to acquire Pirelli Broadband

French set top box vendor Netgem made it known that they are interested in purchasing Italy's Pirelli Broadband unit, reports Telecompaper. Although no financial details were revealed of the