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

tw telecom to take part in World IPv6 Day

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) has confirmed its participation in World IPv6 day, an event it will use to demonstrate that its website will be reachable across IPv6-compatible networks. While the IPv6

TalkTalk tops Ofcom's most complained-about service provider list

TalkTalk (LSE: TALK), an alternative UK-based wireline broadband service provider, has taken home the undistinguished honor of highest amount of consumer complaints collected by telecom regulator

Level 3 wins hybrid fiber/microwave wireless backhaul deal with Verizon Wireless

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) may not be a wireless operator, but its win to provide Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) with wireless backhaul services for its ongoing 4G LTE wireless network push

Verizon's Q1 wireline results get EBITDA boost from FiOS and enterprise services, but revenue misses forecasts

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) wireline business performance in Q1 2011, much like its RBOC brother AT&T (NYSE: T), continues to be driven by ongoing FiOS growth and a continued drive into managed

IPv4 address trading sites begin to emerge

The depletion of the world's IPv4 address space is spawning a new development in the Internet address space: IPv4 address trading. As reported in The Register, German Phython developer Martin von

KPN lowers 2011 outlook, plans to cut 5,000 Dutch employees

KPN's Eelco Block may still be new to his job as company CEO, but he's got his work cut out for himself as the Netherland's largest service provider revealed that it could miss its 2011 financial

Have a great Good Friday!

I just wanted you to know that tomorrow, FierceTelecom will not publish a newsletter in observance of the Good Friday holiday. Please have a safe and happy Good Friday and Easter holiday. Meantime,

CenturyLink to shed the Qwest brand

Qwest, as a brand name, may be soon a distant memory as new parent CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) plans to replace it with CenturyLink-branded products and services in its 14-state local territory.

Telco Systems strikes deal for ANDA's assets to bolster Ethernet product set

Telco Systems is moving to fill out its Ethernet demarcation and access product set by acquiring ANDA Networks assets and intellectual property. The Telco Systems announcement of the deal--in an

AT&T wireline results in Q1 reflect strong returns on consumer broadband, IP business services

AT&T's (NYSE: T) remedy to ongoing landline losses with IP broadband and business services continued to pay off in the first quarter of 2011 with earnings of $3.4 billion, or 57 cents a share,