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 Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

Bermuda's BTC debuts its new multi-purpose fiber network

Bermuda's incumbent service provider Bermuda Telephone Company (BTC) has launched its new PRISM fiber network. As a multi-purpose network, BTC said it will have enough capacity to fulfill various

CenturyLink's Prism IPTV service continues to attract new customers

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) may be the late bloomer in the telco TV front, trailing its two ILEC brothers AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ), but it's clear that it is making progress with its

Report: America Movil's Slim could make bid for a large piece of Telekom Austria

Carlos Slim, the owner of telecom conglomerate America Movil (NYSE: AMX), has been in talks with two of Telekom Austria's main shareholders, according to a report in Austrian magazine Format that did

Cogent's Schaeffer: We have not found any acquisition opportunities that make sense

Dave Schaeffer, CEO and chairman of Cogent Communications (Nasdaq: CCOI), isn't afraid of scaling his business through a mix of acquisitions, but right now he's not seeing deals that would add value

Verizon confirms plans to raise FiOS rates

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) plans to implement price increases for its FiOS service to offset content costs and increase profitability, a senior executive said this week. Shammo Speaking at the

Rural telecom groups: Call completion needs improvement in rural areas

A group of rural telecom associations has released the results of a call completion project, which revealed that calls to rural areas were not being completed "as reliably and effectively as calls to

Michael Powell, NCTA, sounds off on cable industry innovation

Michael Powell, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association's president and CEO, is gearing up for the opening of The Cable Show next week in Boston. One of the striking differences about

TIM Brasil to offer its FTTX service under the 'Live' brand

TIM Brasil, Telecom Italia's Brazil telecom subsidiary, will market its Fiber to the Curb/Fiber to the Building (FTTC/FTTB) service under its new "Live" brand name. Aiming to acquire 1 million

Equinix enhances its European reach by acquiring ancotel

Equinix Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) is purchasing ancotel GmbH, a European carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection provider, a move that will instantly up its European presence. By acquiring ancotel,

Frontier has no plans to offer IPTV to offset residential declines

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR), like many of its ILEC counterparts, is trying to find ways to offset the inevitable declines in its residential business revenues, but one thing it won't do is