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

HomePNA Alliance has certified 75 new home networking products

HomePNA Alliance, the industry group that's responsible for evangelizing a specification that enables service providers to use a home's existing wiring to distribute broadband data and video, has

Time Warner Cable banks on DOCSIS 3.0 data service growth, but are customers biting?

As Time Warner Cable's (NYSE: TWC) video service revenue continues to dwindle, the cable MSO has been changing its focus to get more of the subscriber's broadband dollar by upgrading their cable

CenturyLink's Qwest will sell $950M in notes

CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) new subsidiary Qwest Corp. plans to sell $950 million in 6.75 percent notes that are due in December 2021. Priced at 98.181 percent of par with a coupon of 6.75 percent, the

Calix's Q3 2011 outlook suffers due to broadband stimulus project delays

Calix (NYSE: CALX) may have ridden a strong wave of broadband stimulus project wins in recent quarters, but that party might end when they report their Q3 2011 earnings later in October. The

Google: Regulatory reform will drive more broadband deployments

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) believes that if the U.S. and other countries want broadband rollouts to flourish, their respective governments will have to adopt a regulatory regime that encourages growth.

CenturyLink, Comcast, Cisco consider involvement in Gig.U broadband project

A number of U.S.-based incumbent telcos, cable operators and vendors, including the likes of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), are thinking about bringing

Ovum: Broadband revenue will outpace voice in 2012

At a time when traditional telcos' voice service revenue continues to decline every quarter, it's not surprising to see them banking on broadband as their new growth engine. And their bet is not all

AT&T furthers hotel WiFi presence with Superclick Networks acquisition

AT&T (NYSE: T) will soon have an even bigger stake in the hotel WiFi market when it completes its proposed $15 million acquisition of Montreal-based Superclick Networks. Hoping to close the deal

Belgacom to deliver 50 Mbps over copper via Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 vectoring gear

Belgacom (Brussels: BELG.BR), like many incumbent telcos with existing copper infrastructure, believes that there's still plenty of broadband gold left in those lines, and its work with

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