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

CRTC's von Finckenstein to step down next year

Konrad von Finckenstein's days as the chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's (CRTC) are now numbered as he plans to step down from his post next year. Serving

UK advertising regulator introduces rules to keep broadband providers honest about speeds

UK broadband providers may claim to offer high broadband speeds, but the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) wants to ensure that the country's service

Alcatel-Lucent brings light to T-Mobile Czech Republic's 100G transmission network

T-Mobile Czech Republic is the latest European service provider to take the 100G optical network plunge to support higher transmission and data speeds on its wireline and wireless networks.

HickoryTech ups its quarterly cash dividend

HickoryTech (Nasdaq: HTCO), a Mankato, Minn.-based independent telco, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share of its common stock, a 4 percent increase from the previous $0.135 per share

Verizon adds high school sports to FiOS lineup in New Jersey

By becoming the exclusive broadcast partner of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association through 2015, Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) is illustrating the importance of having local content like

North Florida's broadband initiative comes under government fire

The North Florida Broadband Authority (NFBA), a community-led consortium building a middle mile network serving 14 rural counties in North Central Florida, is facing allegations of project

Comcast survey: Communications service choice a key commercial property amenity

A new Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) survey has confirmed what should be a no-brainer for any building owner that wants to attract more tenants: The availability of broadband services and access will make

XFONE's Reach Broadband purchase adds more customers to its Western Texas roster

XFONE's (AMEX: XFS) NTS Communications subsidiary is bolstering its customer footprint in Western Texas by completing its acquisition of 1,800 cable customers and equipment from regional operator

ITU develops 'smart' guidelines to promote global broadband deployment

ITU thinks that if the telecom industry is truly dedicated to advancing global broadband deployments it will require a set of best practice guidelines. Revealed during the standards body's Global

Optimum Lightpath's $50K grant program to boost classroom technology use in Westchester County, N.Y.

Optimum Lightpath wants to give schools in the Westchester County, N.Y. area a financial boost to reach their goals of incorporating technology into the classroom. Under its new Westchester County