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 in-home appointment wait times cost consumers $37.7B per year

If you're frustrated about the time it takes for the cable technician to come out and fix your malfunctioning cable modem or voice line, you're not alone. According to a new IBOPE Zogby poll of 1,000

Bell Canada's TV service growth helps drive Q3 revenues to $4.83B

Bell Canada's (NYSE: BCE) bet on delivering TV service to its residential customers paid off in Q3 as net profit jumped to CAD 642 million (USD 631.7 million), up from CAD 454 million (USD 446.7

AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon among 21 to win seat on GSA CONNECTIONS II contract

The three largest U.S. telcos--AT&T (NYSE: T), CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), and Verizon (NYSE: VZ)--have secured seats on the General Services Administration's (GSA) CONNECTIONS II IT services

Best Buy acquires mindSHIFT for $167M, betting on the cloud

Electronics retailer Best Buy has become the latest business to take advantage of the burgeoning cloud services opportunity by reaching a deal to acquire managed service provider mindSHIFT

BT's fiscal Q2 2011 revenue gets boost from broadband, global services

BT (NYSE: BT) beat out analyst estimates in its fiscal second quarter results as it saw increases in both broadband service subscribers and global services unit. For the quarter, BT reported that

Google considers adding video service to its FTTH service mix

While much of the attention around Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG) ambition to wire up places like Kansas City with Fiber to the Home (FTTH) have centered around higher data speeds, it appears that the

Twin Valley Telephone enters cloud service game via ISG acquisition

Twin Valley Telephone's recent move to acquire ISG illustrates that smaller independent telcos are just as motivated to expand their business service portfolio with managed and cloud services as the

TDS Telecom revenues rise to $210.8M with increases in broadband, managed services

TDS Telecom, the wireline subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE: TDS), once again saw the benefits of emphasizing emerging services such as broadband, video and managed services.

Frontier: Customer decreases, Verizon integration take toll on Q3 results

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) reported that Q3 net income was $20.4 million or $0.02 per share, down from $29.0 million in Q3 2010, a factor it attributes to the result of reduced operating

Lightower brings low latency services to 15 NY and NJ locations

Lightower continues to ride the low latency train, and its latest announcement that its services are available in 15 locations throughout New York City and New Jersey reflects that trend. Targeting