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

AT&T extends TV affiliation agreement with Starz Entertainment

AT&T (NYSE: T) U-verse customers will continue to get more from their dollar as the telco has signed a multiyear extension of its TV affiliation agreement with Starz Entertainment. Although the

TeleGeography: Partnerships key to scaling international VPN coverage

As more multinational enterprises adopt cloud-based services and videoconferencing to conduct business, they are looking to their respective service providers for wider IP VPN and Ethernet coverage,

Verizon challenges Comcast with Medford, Mass. FiOS debut

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has made it official that it's going to offer FiOS TV and Internet service in Medford, Mass., one of the last communities that will be getting the service for some time to come, as

Metro Ethernet Forum develops CoS/QoS framework for 4G/LTE wireless backhaul

The Metro Ethernet Forum believes that by providing a set of guidelines that both wireless operators and their wholesale partners can follow for wireless backhaul, it can make the process easier as

Cisco's turnaround efforts had a positive effect on fiscal Q2 results

Cisco's (Nasdaq: CSCO) moves to realign the company's focus throughout 2011 appear to be showing their effects in the vendor's second quarter as earnings rose 27 percent over the same period in 2010,

Cincinnati Bell's Q4 wireline revenue gets boost from data center, fiber-based broadband

Cincinnati Bell's (NYSE: CBB) wireline story in the fourth quarter was once again buoyed by growth in its data center business and fiber-based Fioptics service. The ILEC reported overall revenue of

tw telecom Q4 2011 revenue rises on strong Ethernet, IP service sales

tw telecom's (Nasdaq: TWTC) prudent focus on delivering Ethernet and IP-based services to businesses continued to bear fruit as the competitive provider reported $351.5 million of revenue in the

Optimum Lightpath serves up service set for local government agencies

Optimum Lightpath has developed a new product line targeting the diverse needs of local government agencies in its New Jersey and New York service footprint. Aptly titled Optimum Lightpath Government

Week in Research: In-flight broadband takes off; Cable, DSL, fiber vying for broadband supremacy

In-flight broadband gets off the ground: Travelers who want to stay connected will continue to find they'll have another option on the plane via in-flight Wi-Fi. Although the market has taken almost

Verizon, BT establish global telepresence agreement

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and BT (NYSE: BT) are the latest global service providers that have come together to help make video conferencing become as common as voice service, and their latest agreement to