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

UK government wants 90% of country to have 25 Mbps broadband by 2015

The UK government has set some lofty goals for expanding broadband availability: Get 90 percent of the population connected to at least 25 Mbps speeds by 2015. Jeremy Hunt, the UK's culture secretary

Comcast's PRI trunking replacement service hits a note with businesses

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) may have not been initially known as a major threat to telcos targeting medium-sized businesses, but the ongoing build out of its primary rate interface (PRI) trunk

Mammoth Networks wraps up build out of three new aggregation POPs

Mammoth Networks, a competitive facilities-based aggregator specializing on rural service providers, has put the finishing touches on three new aggregation Points of Presence (POPs) in Boise, Idaho,

TIA confirms dates for its 2012 Inside the Network show

Grant Seiffert, President of TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association), has made it clear that the association's new show "TIA: Inside the Network" is not another SUPERCOMM. However, the industry

TDS puts CFO William Megan in charge of its managed services division

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) believes that the future success of its wireline group lies in broadband and managed services so it has named William Megan, EVP and CFO for TDS Telecommunications Corp. to

BT rides the broadband subscriber, cost cutting waves again in fiscal Q4

BT's (NYSE: BT) focus on cost cutting and growing broadband subscriber growth continued to pay off in its fiscal fourth quarter as the telco reported pre-tax profits rose by 71 percent year-on-year

Cisco's disappointing fiscal Q3 profit, outlook could drive more job cuts

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) just can't seem to get out of its own way, and its fiscal Q3 reflects that trend with profits down 18 percent and plans to lay off even more employees in poorly performing

Force10 Networks reworks its IPO strategy

Force10 is once again making a move to go public. Although the company announced its intention to go public a year ago, what's different this time is that the IPO plan includes a lower targeted size,

Going Inside the Network at this year's TIA show

Today, we're kicking off our coverage of next week's TIA Inside the Network event with a special interview with Grant Seiffert, President of the TIA. In this interview, Seiffert and I talk about what

Bell Canada increases wireline ARPU in Q1, but it wasn't enough to offset legacy losses

Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) once again saw lagging traditional landline local and long-distance voice revenues offset ongoing growth in next-gen wireline-based services in Q1 2011. From a total company