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

Bell Aliant makes FTTH strides in Q1, slims down access line loss

Bell Aliant's (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) ongoing bet on providing IP-based services over a Fiber to the Home (FTTH)-based network continue to pay off as the service provider reported CAD 84 million (USD

PAETEC targets business, government with new Va.-based data center

PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) is going to open a new data center in McLean, Va. to offer colocation and cloud-based services to both East Coast area businesses and government agencies. Set to open at the end

Dish Network to bring wireline-based broadband service to Colorado in June

Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) is getting ready to take on the new CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), which just acquired Qwest, with its own set of wireline-based broadband bundles in Colorado. Leveraging the

Telus Q1 revenues rise to $2.5B on strong wireline, wireless service growth

Telus (Toronto: T.TO) reported Q1 2011 revenue of $2.5 billion, an increase of 6.5 percent, with 11 percent growth in wireless and about 2 percent growth in the wireline segment. Telus's wireline

Cincinnati Bell's data center bet drives up Q1 revenue 11 percent to $361M

Cincinnati Bell's (NYSE: CBB) ongoing bet on data centers continued to pay off in Q1 2011 as the service provider reported revenue of $361 million, an 11 percent increase over Q1 2010. A big

CenturyLink has no immediate plans to extend IPTV to existing Qwest customers

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) may gain a benefit from adding Qwest's broadband subscribers to its fold, but one thing it won't be doing in the near term is extending its IPTV service to existing Qwest

Frontier's Q1 revenue rises 29 percent, but it takes hit on legacy operations

Frontier (NYSE: FTR) continues to see its acquisition of Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) rural lines pay off as Q1 revenue rose 29 percent to $1.34 billion from Q1 2010. However, the service provider's revenue

TelePacific puts another brick in its SMB network with Telekenex acquisition

TelePacific Communications is adding another element to its ongoing geographic expansion plan by acquiring Telekenex. By acquiring Telekenex, TelePacific will instantly gain access into both the San

CenturyLink's broadband gains offset ongoing landline loss in Q1

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) may be facing ongoing losses in its traditional PSTN business, but in Q1 it was able to stem those losses with strong gains in broadband services. During the quarter,

Radisys enhances its ATCA standing by acquiring Continuous Computing

Radisys has taken a shot to consolidate the growing Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA) market by reaching a deal to acquire Continuous Computing for $120 million in cash and