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

Integra Telecom adds Ethernet over Copper service to boost reach

Integra Telecom may be a fiber-rich service provider, but since it's not economically feasible to deliver fiber-based Ethernet to every building, it's complementing its fiber network with Ethernet

In-Stat: Healthcare to spend $518M on cloud services in 2015

If the service provider industry is looking a new vertical segment to chase for cloud service opportunities, they should look no further than the healthcare industry. A new In-Stat study, "Healthcare

BT's fiscal Q1 results dominated by broadband growth, lower voice revenues

BT (NYSE: BT) saw its share of growing pains in its fiscal first quarter as revenue declined by 5 percent to £4.76 million ($7.75 million) while broadband subscribers continued to rise. During

Windstream continues M&A roll with $2.3B PAETEC acquisition

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) is enhancing its business and cloud service mission by crafting a deal to acquire PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) for $2.3 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, which has already

CyrusOne opens up 65K sq ft of new data center space in Dallas

CyrusOne, the data center subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB), is opening up 65,000 additional sq feet of space in its North Dallas data center in response to growing demands for colocation

Integra enhances larger business focus by naming Trent Anderson VP of Enterprise Sales

Integra Telecom's appointment of 20-year telecom veteran Trent Anderson as vice president of enterprise sales illustrates the company's dedication to extending its presence in the larger business

Eircom dedicates $143.3M to build out broadband, IPTV

Eircom, Ireland's incumbent service provider, is so confident about its chances in broadband and IPTV that it has decided to invest €100 million ($143.3 million) to build out a fiber network

6 large telcos put broadband, USF reform proposals on the table

A coalition of the six largest U.S.-based wireline telcos submitted a proposal to the FCC today to provide a migration path to reform the current Universal Service Fund (USF) to focus on building and

SureWest's broadband gains help offset Q2 landline voice losses

SureWest (Nasdaq: SURW) saw the fruits of its broadband-focused labor pay off in Q2 2011 as consolidated revenues rose 1 percent year-over-year to $61 million. Driven by growth in its Kansas City,

Alcatel-Lucent Q2 revenue rises 2.4%, but shares fall amidst margin concerns

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) may have reported a net profit of $61.49 million and revenues of $5.5 billion in Q2 2011, but neither was enough to prevent its stock price from taking a dive due to