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

Google to test out TV in Kansas City, Mo.

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), according to a New York Post report, will begin a video trial in Kansas City, Mo. that would be offered on its Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) network. The service provider

Verizon caps off home automation drive as member of Z-Wave Alliance

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) continues to solidify its stance in the home automation and control market by joining the Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium focused on promoting Z-Wave standard for wireless home

Overture Networks sets new expansion course

In this week's installment of On The Hot Seat, FierceTelecom Editor Sean Buckley talks with Jeff Reedy, CEO of Overture Networks. During this discussion, Reedy talks about the company's integration

Verizon FiOS MDU marketing drive targets young professionals

Having continually honed its FiOS MDU installation processes, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is expanding its "hyperlocal" marketing and awareness effort for its FiOS TV and Internet offerings to target young

Windstream's business, broadband services drive up Q4 and 2011 results

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) has fashioned itself as a broadband and business service provider and its Q4 2011 and 2011 year results show that those efforts are paying off for the independent ILEC.

Google's Iowa satellite farm proposal could be a foundation for video services

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) may be mum about what services it will ultimately deliver over its Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network in nearby Kansas City, but the Internet search giant's application with FCC

Chile continues to lead Latin America broadband market growth

Latin American service providers' ongoing investment in both HFC and fiber-based broadband has helped to put the service into more consumers' hands and is making them hungry for more. One country

Hawaiian Telcom added to Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index

Hawaiian Telcom (Nasdaq: HCOM) has continued to establish itself as a more financially stable service provider, a path recognized by its addition Friday to the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index. The

New Zealand telcos believe CFH is holding up country's broadband plan

A number of New Zealand's major service providers collectively think that Crown Fibre Holdings (CFH), the group overseeing the government's Ultra-Fast Broadband effort, should be "sidelined or

Cisco denies set top box business is up for sale

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) is once again finding itself denying rumors that its set top box (STB) business is for sale. This latest rumor was fueled by a New York Post report on Sunday that cited an