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 looks for its customer service stride

Cable operators, despite their aggressive marketing campaigns such as Comcast's (Nasdaq: CMCSA) Customer Guarantee program that tout their dedication to making customers a priority, have never

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon report high call volume, but no network damage from earthquake

Despite a spike in call volume, three of the largest U.S. service providers--AT&T (NYSE: T), Sprint (NYSE: S) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ)--did not see any major disruptions or damage to their

Juniper amps Australian workforce to meet NBN provider demands

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) has no problem cashing in on the Australian government's National Broadband Network (NBN) providers' need for more network gear to carry their services. In response to

CenturyLink's Ethernet service power rise reflects changing market dynamics

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) recently gained the fourth spot on Vertical Systems Group (VSG) Mid-Year 2011 U.S. Business Ethernet Leaderboard--the first time the ILEC has ever been on the top 10 list.

Cox names Jeremy Bye as VP of its growing wholesale group

Cox Business has put 21-year telecom veteran Jeremy Bye in charge of its wholesale and national account operations. Jeremy Bye, Cox Business As Vice President of Cox Business' wholesale

BT beefs up WiFi reach into London pubs via Heineken partnership

WiFi and a pint: What a combination. This is obviously the thinking behind BT's (NYSE: BT) new partnership with Heineken to deploy WiFi in about 100 pub locations in London by the end of 2012.

Cable industry wants more freedom to buy CLECs

As the cable industry faces new competitive challenges on the consumer video front from over the top (OTT) and IPTV players, it's no surprise cable MSOs are anxious to get a greater piece of the

Charles Carmel, Cisco's main M&A man, leaves for Warburg Pincus

Charles Carmel, the executive who became known for driving Cisco's (Nasdaq: CSCO) mergers and acquisition strategy, has decided to return to his investment banking roots by joining private equity

PAETEC bond holders won't require Windstream to conduct early buyout

PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) cleared another hurdle in its move to be acquired by Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) as the majority of the CLEC's bondholders said they will not require Windstream to conduct an early

Vodafone NZ becomes Pacific Fibre's largest New Zealand customer

Pacific Fibre, an emerging submarine cable operator, has signed up Vodafone New Zealand as one of its first foundation customers. Russell Stanners, Vodafone New Zealand's CEO, said that the emergence