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

Report: Global wireline broadband to grow to 720 million users by 2015

Wireless broadband may offer great convenience to users, but wireline broadband continues to grow, argues Analysys Mason. On a global basis, the analyst firm forecasts that the total number of

AT&T gives U-verse TV subscribers access to HBO GO, MAX GO

AT&T (NYSE: T) believes that U-verse subscribers should be able to get all of their content, including premium paid content, wherever they are from any device. The service provider is continuing

NextGen Telecom Services to help build Maine Fiber Co.'s Three Ring Binder network

Now that Maine Fiber Company has overcome legal challenges by the area's dominant service provider FairPoint Communications (Other OTC: FRCMQ.PK) for its Three Ring Binder middle mile network, it has

LUS Fiber wins court challenge against NCTC suit

LUS Fiber struck another point last week for municipal service providers when a U.S. District Court judge threw out a suit filed by the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) to block the

America Movil to make a bid on Telekom Srbija stake

America Movil (NYSE: AMX) has set its sights on getting a piece of the Serbian telecom market. Carlos Slim's service provider conglomerate, reports TeleGeography, has filed tender documentation for a

Zayo realigns management team at Zayo Bandwidth, zColo units

Following the recent departure of John Scarano, Zayo Group's co-founder and President and CEO of Zayo bandwidth unit, the service provider is making some changes within its Zayo Bandwidth and zColo

Juniper enhances online video play with Blackwave acquisition

Juniper (NYSE: JNPR) is a believer in online video and to prove it, the vendor is now buying the intellectual property assets of Blackwave, an Internet video storage and delivery infrastructure

Australia's National Broadband Network plan clears political hurdle

Australia's $35 billion National Broadband Network took another turn this week as the country's Prime Minister Julia Gillard agreed to release the NBN Co. business plan, reports Reuters. Gillard said

Allied Fiber secures funding for first phase of dark fiber network

Allied Fiber has secured funding arrangements for the first phase of its ambitious nationwide, carrier neutral dark fiber network that's designed to provide wholesale services to both wireline and

Report: U.S. telcos mull $400 million investment in Honduras' Hondutel

Honduras' dominant telco Hondutel may be getting a helping hand from a number of unnamed U.S.-based telecom companies, reports TeleGeography. Citing an unconfirmed report from Honduran news journal