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 Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

Verizon's wireline union workers officially go on strike

Verizon Communications' (NYSE: VZ) 45,000 union wireline workers have gone on strike after the two sides failed to reach an agreement for a labor contract that expired Saturday night. This is the

Alcatel-Lucent's patent portfolio could be worth up to $9B

As Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) struggles to find a way to become profitable, analysts believe that the patent portfolio, which is estimated to be worth $9 billion--a sum that, interestingly, is more

Bell Canada's 13.5 % revenue rise in Q2 doesn't impress investors

Bell Canada's (NYSE: BCE) revenues may have risen 13.5 percent year-on-year to CAD 4.36 billion (USD 4.50 billion) in Q2 2011 but unfortunately that wasn't enough to prevent its shares from declining

Sizing up the IPTV service industry in Q2

As the telecom financial reporting season begins to wind down, FierceTelecom's sister publication FierceIPTV takes a look at how well service providers offering IPTV did in the second quarter. In

Windstream's Q2 earnings get boost from broadband, video subscriber additions

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) may be suffering the industrywide woes of traditional wireline voice line loss, but the independent ILEC's gains in broadband and video more than made up for it with a higher

Cincinnati Bell realigns top management to capitalize on growing data center business

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB), which reported a surge in Q2 2011 revenues due to gains in its data center subsidiary CyrusOne, has decided to shuffle its management deck to capitalize on the growth of

Level 3 and Global Crossing get stockholders' blessing for merger

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) cleared another hurdle in its quest to add Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) to its service and network arsenal as the stockholders of both service providers, in

Cincinnati Bell's Q2 results get boost from data center service gains

Cincinnati Bell's (NYSE: CBB) bet on data center services continues to be a saving grace for the company. The service provider reported that Q2 2011 revenues were $368 million, a 9 percent increase

CenturyLink's Qwest acquisition costs, Q3 outlook take toll on Q2 results

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) may have become the third largest ILEC when it completed its purchase of the former Qwest Communications in April, but that move is marked by growing pains as it reported a

EarthLink augments cloud arsenal with Business Vitals acquisition

EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) is adding yet another element to its growing business services and cloud arsenals by acquiring IT service provider Business Vitals. Neither company revealed the terms of the