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

AT&T integrates social media apps with U-verse TV service

AT&T (NYSE: T) believes that its IPTV U-verse service should be an interactive experience whether viewers are sitting in front of the TV set or viewing content on their mobile device, so it has

For broadband stimulus winners, time is money as RUS extends deadlines

Service providers and community organizations that won Rural Utility Service (RUS) broadband stimulus grants now have a longer window of time to finish their projects. Merrigan RUS

Brazil's Telebras to complete fiber build to 3 cities by end of 2011

Telebras, the state-run incumbent service provider, is on track to light up new fiber backbone networks in at least three cities by the end of December this year. Among the cities in the latest

TeleGeography: Service providers scramble to keep up with colocation space demand

Despite the poor macroeconomic environment, data center and colocation space continues to be filled up a rapid pace, driving more service providers to increase their respective footprints organically

Juniper's cost cutting drives up Q3 revenue results, but Q4 remains uncertain

Juniper Networks' (NYSE: JNPR) dedication to cost cutting paid off in the third quarter of 2011 as the vendor reported that net revenues rose 9 percent to $1.106 billion on a year-over-year basis,

Frontier raises $575M in new financing to pay down debt

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) now has a bit more power to pay off some outstanding debts as the service provider just secured $575 million in new financing. The new funds will be used to pay

BT extends availability of One Voice service to U.S. businesses

BT (NYSE: BT) is extending its One Voice anywhere voice application service to its U.S.-based multisite business customers in an effort to help businesses save on costly wireless roaming charges.

Telstra's $11.2B sale to NBN Co. gets shareholder approval

Telstra's (ASX: TLS.AX) impending $11.2 billion sale of its wireline network to the Australian government's National Broadband Network (NBN) Co. has gotten the green light from the company's

EarthLink adds new fiber routes and access points to target business services

EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) is complementing its aggressive M&A strategy to build its business service presence by lighting up a number of new network routes that simultaneously support new services

Birch completes Cordia acquisition, CEO says more purchases are in the works

Birch Communications has just wrapped up its acquisition of Orlando-based Cordia, a deal that will expand its growing service base with the addition of about 55,000 business and residential