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

Lumos Networks revenue declines slightly in Q2 to $50.8M

Lumos Networks reported Thursday that its second-quarter 2012 revenue declined slightly due to expected revenue loss in its traditional POTS voice business while strategic data service and wholesale revenues rose.

Cisco adds Benioff, Johnson to board of directors

Cisco Systems on Thursday named Marc Benioff, co-founder and chief executive officer of Inc., and Kristina Johnson, CEO of Enduring Hydro LLC, to its board.

New Zealand's UFB network passes more than 76K premises

New Zealand's ambitious Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) project on Thursday announced the network now passes over 76,000 premises, 6,000 more than it originally projected for its first year.

Wholesale IP transit service prices fall more than 50% in some cities

Service and content providers can now rest a bit easier when they budget for IP transit services as a new TeleGeography study indicates that global wholesale IP transit service prices continue to fall.

Consolidated Communications posts Q2 earnings above 2011 figures

Consolidated Communications on Wednesday reported its second-quarter revenue was slightly higher than it posted for the same year-ago period. For Q2, revenues were $93 million, up 0.4 percent from the same period in 2011.

Sidera Networks gets contract renewal from NYSE Technologies

Sidera Networks strengthened its place in the New York/New Jersey metro financial area, announcing on Wednesday that NYSE Technologies signed a new contract for low latency services.

HickoryTech Q2 revenue up 9% to $43.8M on strong business services sales

HickoryTech, a regional Midwest independent ILEC, reported on Wednesday that while Q2 2012 revenue rose, ongoing local and long-distance voice service revenue declines contributed to lower company net income.

Lumos Networks bolsters off-net Ethernet reach via Equinix's Ethernet Exchange

Lumos Networks announced Tuesday it joined the Equinix Ethernet Exchange, to increase its off-net Ethernet presence.

Savvis pays $7M for pieces of Ciber IT outsourcing business

Savvis, CenturyLink's cloud- and data-center subsidiary, on Tuesday struck a $7 million deal to acquire various assets of the Ciber's global IT Outsourcing business.

Consortium for Smart Energy Profile Interoperability becomes formally incorporated

The Consortium for Smart Energy Profile 2 Interoperability, which includes founding members HomePlug Alliance, WiFi Alliance and ZigBee Alliance, announced their formal incorporation on Tuesday.