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

ShoreTel lowers revenue guidance to 21-24% growth due to hiccups in Corvisa integration

ShoreTel, a supplier of UC solutions to major telcos like AT&T and Frontier, has lowered its 2017 hosted revenue growth from 30 percent to the 21-24 percent range as it sees speed bumps with integrating Corvisa into its portfolio.

Frontier eyes 100-300 Mbps broadband over newly acquired copper networks

Frontier Communications is keen on making the most out of the broadband markets it acquired from Verizon by offering higher speeds, particularly in areas where copper networks -- and slow 7 Mbps speeds -- currently dominate.

Frontier lost 40K potential customers during botched Verizon cutover, McCarthy says

Frontier Communications lost a large set of potential customers -- 40,000 to be exact -- during its problematic switchover of Verizon's wireline assets to its own systems in three states. The newly signed-up subscribers decided to look elsewhere for service after their orders could not be fulfilled by the promised service activation date.

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint vie for wireless revenue, subscribers in Q1 2016

Now that the first quarter 2016 earnings season is over, FierceWireless is sizing up how the largest wireless operators  -- Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint -- performed.

Windstream expands Richmond, Va. area fiber network, enhances on-net building, metro footprint

Windstream has expanded its metro fiber network in the Richmond, Virginia area, furthering its strategy to extend services directly into more local data centers and commercial business buildings.

AT&T ramps MDU fiber builds, sees growing potential in G.fast

As AT&T continues to ramp up its FTTH deployments into new cities like San Jose, California, the service provider is finding that the best targets for 1 Gbps service exist in multi-dwelling units (MDUs).

Strike torpedoes Verizon's Q2 FiOS earnings estimates due to drop in installations

Verizon wireline revenue estimates for the upcoming second quarter have been lowered by Wells Fargo by $343 million, to $7.52 billion, as the telco reported that installation of new FiOS subscribers has plummeted during the wireline labor strike.

Cablevision, TWC employees await their fate as potential layoffs loom

As Altice and Charter Communications complete their mega-billion dollar acquisitions of Cablevision and Time Warner Cable, employees of these cable MSOs are bracing for potential layoffs as these companies look to trim off redundant positions.

Frontier blames Verizon's bad data, call center miscommunication for California's outages

Frontier Communications attributes some of the outage and network issues its customers faced in California to corrupt data it received from Verizon after acquiring the telco's wireline assets in three states.

Comcast extends Office 365 through its cloud marketplace, eases SMB migrations

Comcast Business is making the popular Microsoft 365 platform available through its cloud application marketplace for small and medium-sized businesses, easing the resource-constricted SMB market segment's transition to the cloud.