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

Warwick Valley Telephone changes NYSE listing, realigns corporate structure

Warwick Valley Telephone Company, which is now referred to as WVT Communications Group, on Tuesday completed the transfer of its stock listing from the Nasdaq Global Market to the NYSE Euronext's MKT.

Integra Telecom serves up 60 Mbps symmetric EoC service

Integra Telecom on Tuesday debuted a 60 Mbps symmetrical Ethernet over Copper (EoC) service, extending Ethernet service into areas that it can't currently can't reach with fiber yet.

BT revenue declines 9% despite strong broadband adoption

BT on Thursday reported revenue of £4.4 billion ($7.23 billion), down 9 percent year-over-year.

Frontier Q3 revenue declines as it narrows its residential, business subscriber losses

Frontier Communications reported on Tuesday that Q3 2012 revenue was $1.252 billion, down from $1.258 billion from Q3 2011, a factor it attributes to a decline in residential and business customers and switched access revenue.

Optical Communications Group offers support to NYC area providers, first responders

Optical Communications Group (OCG), a competitive fiber transport provider offering services throughout New York's five boroughs and parts of New Jersey, on Tuesday said that it kept its network running during Hurricane Sandy and is assisting area businesses and service providers with various connectivity options to help them restore or enhance their communications and backup systems.

CenturyLink brings voice, IP services into 5 more CoreSite data centers

CenturyLink on Monday struck a new deal with data center provider CoreSite Realty, to offer its line of voice and IP services into five more CoreSite data centers, upping its coverage to all 14 of CoreSite's North American data centers.

Ghana service providers spend over $5M repairing cable cuts

Service providers in Ghana saw a spike in fiber and copper cable cuts during the first nine months of this year, a trend that's collectively cost them GHS 10 million (USD 5.2 million) to repair damage and restore service.

tw telecom Q3 revenue up 7.1% with ongoing adoption of Ethernet, VPN services

tw telecom reported on Monday that Q3 2012 earnings rose $24.4 million, or 7.1 percent year-over-year, to $368.9 million, compared to $344.5 million in Q3 2011, due to a rise in enterprise customer revenue.

BCE Q3 wireline revenue declines 4% despite focus on FTTx, IPTV service sets

Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) on Friday reported Q3 2012 revenues rose 1.5 percent to CAD 4.98 billion (USD 5 billion) due to a 7 percent rise in wireless and a 25 percent jump in media revenue.

Shenandoah Telecommunications Q3 revenue rises year-over-year to $72.9M

Shenandoah Telecommunications (Shentel) reported on Friday that Q3 2012 revenue was $72.9 million, up 16.3 percent over Q3 2011 due to strong gains in both wireless PCS and cable RGU counts, combined with increases in the monthly revenue per customer across all segments.