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

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) Q4 revenues dip, 2011 outlook raises red flags

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) may feel confident about closing its merger with Qwest (NYSE: Q) by April 1, but in the near-term, the service provider's Q4 profit declined to $232.3 million from $286.7

Frontier puts $59 M into its West Virginia PSTN network

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) appears to be keeping to its promise to make, in many cases, long-overdue network upgrades in its West Virginia wireline network. After taking over Verizon's

Wisconsin decides to return federal broadband stimulus funds

Wisconsin state officials have decided that their $23 million federal broadband stimulus grant, while potentially helpful, just isn't worth the hassle to implement. As reported in a Milwaukee Journal

Spirent gets into automation game by acquiring Fanfare

Spirent Communications (LSE: SPT.L) is spicing up its testing capabilities by adding automation to its portfolio after reaching an agreement to purchase Mountain View, Calif.-based Fanfare for $15

Telus (Toronto: T.TO) Q4: Broadband, TV services drove 46% increase in profit

Telus' (Toronto: T.TO) bets on increasing its wireless coverage and continuing to expand its Fiber to the Node (FTTN)-based IPTV service, Optik continued to pay off in Q4 2010. For the fourth

IDC: Vertical markets will drive $29.5 B market in public IT cloud service revenues

While there are clear security concerns with adopting public cloud solutions, a new IDC study, U.S. Public IT Cloud Services by Industry Sector: More Details on the Opportunity study, reveals that

Telstra International establishes connection with CENX's Ethernet exchange

Telstra International, the international services arm of Australia's incumbent carrier Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX), has joined CENX's Ethernet exchange in Los Angeles to extend the reach of its Virtual

CenturyLink attacks Cox Nevada with its Prism IPTV service

Move over Cox Communications Southern Nevada: here comes CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) Prism IPTV. Calling it "the most advanced television service available in Southern Nevada," the independent ILEC is

XO wins $45M managed services contract from US Postal Service

XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO.OB) has advanced its standing in the public sector services space with a six-year, $45 million managed services contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Sonus Networks names former Flarion creator Rajiv Laroia as new CTO

Sonus Networks' (Nasdaq: SONS) ongoing management realignment continues this week as the IP voice vendor has appointed Dr. Rajiv Laroia as their new Senior Vice President and Chief Technology