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

Telstra could conclude network sale to the NBN by the end of May

Telstra's (ASX: TLS.AX) long-awaited deal to sell its copper network to the National Broadband Network (NBN) may finally come to a close later this month. According to a Reuters article citing an

Cable needs to focus on providing video value to battle telco TV and OTT, says Strategy Analytics

Cable's video losses have become telco TV and satellite gains. While cable lost over two million video customers throughout 2010, telco TV and satellite service providers added 273,000 new

SureWest broadband drives 1% revenue increase in Q1

SureWest's (Nasdaq: SURW) Q1 2011 results once again showed how its broadband bets are paying off as consolidated revenue rose 1 percent year-over-year to $60.6 million as broadband revenues grew by

Rural telco HickoryTech reaches 20,000 DSL subscriber milestone

HickoryTech (Nasdaq: HTCO), an independent ILEC serving rural areas in Minnesota may not be the largest carrier, but reaching its 20,000 DSL subscriber milestone shows that smaller communities'

Rumor mill: Siemens, Alcatel-Lucent could make IPO for their enterprise business divisions

Rumors about the future of Alcatel-Lucent's (NYSE: ALU) and now Siemens' enterprise businesses are swirling again this week with a Bloomberg report citing people close to the closed door talks the

CenturyLink goes from local to global player with proposed Savvis acquisition

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) once again went to the M&A pool this week with a $2.5 billion cash and stock bid for cloud, colocation and managed service provider Savvis Communications (Nasdaq: SVVS).

Windstream expands data center presence in Charlotte, NC

Windstream's (Nasdaq: WIN) new subsidiary Windstream Hosted Solutions is opening a third data center in Charlotte, N.C. to target new colocation and managed cloud services opportunities. Although it

Calix revenue up 48% in Q1, Occam Networks integration on track

Calix (NYSE: CALX) is once again rode a revenue wave in Q1 2011 as the vendor of choice for various broadband stimulus project with $71.5 million in revenue, a 48.3 percent increase over the $48.2

EarthLink's Q1 results get boost from ITC^DeltaCom, STS Telecom acquisitions

EarthLink's (Nasdaq: ELNK) revenues rose 55 percent over Q1 2010 to $243 million, a result driven by its recently completed purchases of ITC^DeltaCom and STS Telecom. In Q1, Earthlink's story was all

Verizon extends home health monitoring to FiOS-capable assisted-living units

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) has found yet another application for its FiOS network: home health monitoring for senior citizens. In tandem with Healthsense, a provider of WiFi-based home health