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

Verizon's Shammo: Strike, hurricanes could impact Q3 FiOS subscriber numbers

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) recent double whammy of Hurricane Irene and a union strike set the telco back $250 million on its wireline business this quarter. Shammo: "we are two to three weeks from

CURRENT gets $13M to target international smart grid prospects

CURRENT may be known as one of the early purveyors of the ill-fated broadband over powerline trend that emerged in the late 1990s, but the vendor has found a new life using its technology to target

Hyperoptic debuts 1 Gbps FTTP service in London

Hyperoptic has kept to its promise to launch its 1 Gbps Fiber to the Premises (FTTP)-based service this month in London with plans to extend the service to additional UK-based cities in 2012.

Savvis to expand data center reach to support more cloud, managed services

Savvis, now a subsidiary of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), wants a bigger piece of the cloud computing market, and has hatched a plan to expand its North American data center presence during the second

FairPoint could lay off more workers in New England region

FairPoint Communications' (Nasdaq: FRP) recent move to cut 400 employees from its roster could be just the first stage of a broader layoff effort as the service provider may be forced to cut even

Brazil telcos get green light to offer TV service

Brazil's IPTV market growth may be less than stellar, but that could change as the country's president Dilma Rousseff passed a law that eliminates restrictions on telcos providing pay TV. This latest

BT Openreach to bring FTTC service to additional 114 telephone exchanges

BT Openreach (NYSE: BT) continues to make progress with its Fiber to the Cabinet (FTTC)-based broadband service with a new plan to make the service available to 114 additional telephone exchanges by

Cisco's Chambers wants to go out on a high note whenever he leaves

With over 16 years at the helm of Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), speculation has begun to mount as to when John Chambers will hang up his CEO hat. Chambers: "In terms of the board and the management

Integra Telecom deepens cloud presence with unified security service

Integra Telecom is making good on its cloud promise with a new cloud security services suite that will address both its traditional SMB (small to medium business) customers as well as its emerging

Verizon's recent strike holds up FiOS installations

Even as Verizon (NYSE: VZ) scales back its Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) roll out, the recent two week strike by 45,000 of Verizon's wireline union workers drove the service provider to suspend the