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

Warwick Valley Telephone bolsters cloud, CLEC vision with $17M Alteva acquisition

Warwick Valley Telephone (Nasdaq: WWVY) is making another move to continue its transformation being just another small town phone operator to becoming a bigger business services player by acquiring

Senate Commerce study: Voice cramming costs consumers $2B a year

A new Senate Commerce Committee study revealed that "cramming" or the act of inserting mystery fees into phone bills without customers' knowledge could cost U.S. consumers up to $2 billion a year. In

Week in research: Multimedia mobile services to drive IMS growth; SMBs like cloud-based storage

IMS growth driven by mobile services: With service providers like Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and China Telecom actually leveraging IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) in their networks, it's clear that the early

Rep. Bono Mack wants to protect U.S. consumers from phone hacking

With all of the attention around Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. (Nasdaq: NWSA) phone hacking scandal in the UK, it's not surprising that Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) wants to ensure that the same

New Zealand breaks ground on countrywide broadband network

The New Zealand government is making good on its Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) plan by laying the first section of fiber cable in Hamilton, NZ. Upon completion, the Hamilton deployment which includes Te

Rating the best and worst iPad TV apps

As consumers look to find more ways to access their content outside of their living room, service and content providers alike are scrambling to fill demand. FierceCable is looking at the best and

Nokia, Siemens abandon search to sell off stake in NSN

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) and Siemens (NYSE: SI) will continue to remain the sole owners of Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) for the foreseeable future are the two companies turned down offers from private

Savvis shareholders give their blessing for CenturyLink deal

With Savvis' shareholders voting to approve the deal, CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) cleared what might be its last major hurdle in acquiring the managed services provider. About 99 percent of the votes

Level 3 maintains it will complete Global Crossing deal despite DOJ investigation, XO protest

A deal is a deal, right? Well, Level 3 Communications' (Nasdaq: LVLT) proposed acquisition of Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) is far from done as the Justice Department is now expanding its

Verizon tightens its wireline union concessions

As Verizon (NYSE: VZ) gets ready to go to the bargaining table to replace its three-year union contracts that will expire early next month, the telco wants tougher concessions from its unions.