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

Equinix adds Colt, GTS, Broadnet to European Ethernet exchange

Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is making strides in enhancing its Equinix Carrier Ethernet Exchange (ECEE) platform by adding three new European service providers to the mix. By bringing on Colt Technology

Service integration is key to telco broadband subscriber gains

When CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) completed its acquisition of Qwest this past April, one of the glaring shortcomings that emerged in its Q2 2011 earnings report was a drop in broadband subscribers.

IPTV continues to gain ground over cable in the video fight

As we head into the Q3 2011 earnings season, Jim O'Neill, editor of FierceIPTV, examines how the telco's IPTV gain is cable's video loss as part of a series looking at the cable vs. telco broadband

America Movil gets approval to snap up remaining piece of Telmex

Carlos Slim's America Movil (NYSE: AMX) has gotten the green light from Mexico's banking and securities commission (CNBV) to acquire the remaining 40.04 percent stake in Telmex (NYSE: TMX). America

Cisco investor Ralph Nader asks company to issue and increase dividend

Ralph Nader, who is mostly known as a consumer advocate and presidential candidate, has asked John Chambers, Cisco's (Nasdaq: CSCO) CEO, to put together a special dividend and raise the current one.

CenturyLink, Colorado regulators battle over 20-year old phone service reimbursement plan

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) continues to receive compensation for providing low-cost phone service in hard-to-reach areas of Colorado, but the state would like to change that. Under the High Cost Support

BT Openreach puts ADVA's FSP 3000 to work for its new optical service line

While much of the action at BT Openreach (NYSE: BT) lately has centered around its fiber-based consumer broadband initiatives, its new Optical Spectrum Access product (OSA) appears to be a new move

Israel's government wants investor partner for its proposed fiber network

By building a 25,000 km fiber network, the Israeli government believes it will be able to achieve two goals: bring higher speed bandwidth services to more people while increasing competition. But to

Trans National Communications International files for Chapter 11 protection

Trans National Communications International (TNCI), the telecom unit of the Trans National Group of companies, filed for Chapter 11 protection on Sunday. Founded by Boston businessman Steve Belkin,

Sizing up the competitive shifts at COMPTEL Fall 2011

Now that this year's fall COMPTEL Plus show in Orlando, Fla. is behind us, I thought we'd take the time to take a look at some the trends we saw during the show. As has been the case in previous