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

Top government communication provider leaders

I'd like to call your attention to FierceTelecom's new Government Communications Leaders feature--a new series recognizing innovators serving the public sector market segment. For the first

Verizon cut $2 billion out of wireline budget in 2010

AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may continue to tout the capabilities and growth their respective U-verse and FiOS deployments, but a DSL Prime report revealed that both service providers

Telcos remain evasive about final broadband bundle prices

If you're been through the frustrating process of trying to compare the actual total price of any broadband bundle packages, you're not alone. As told in an LA Times column, one Verizon (NYSE: VZ)

Analysys Mason: Broadband bundle prices decline, but speeds rose in Q1

Broadband bundle packages are turning into a buyer's market as more wireline operators are forced to reduce prices to better compete mobile broadband services. A new Analysys Mason report, which

Qwest, CenturyLink shareholders green light merger

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) took yet another step forward in adding Qwest (NYSE: Q) to its telecom empire as the shareholders of both telcos approved the merger. Over 97 percent of CenturyLink's voting

AT&T tacks on VoIP voice to business VPN service suite

By allowing new and existing customers to run VoIP service on their VPN connections, AT&T (NYSE: T) is responding to the business customer need to consolidate their disparate voice and data

French government considers raising "triple play" service tax

French consumers may have to pay a higher value-added tax (VAT) on what they pay for their "triple play" voice, video and broadband service bundles. Facing pressure from the European Commission (EC),

AT&T, South Africa's Telkom relationship falls short of expectations

Telkom, South Africa's biggest wireline service provider, wants to reexamine the partnership it established with AT&T (NYSE: T) last April to enhance its business services revenue base. At first

Hurricane Electric brings capabilities to Phoenix NAP

Soon Phoenix NAP customers will have yet another new peering option to choose from as Hurricane Electric has established a point of presence in the company's Phoenix location. Hurricane Electric's

Sorrento Networks sets sights on Caribbean DWDM opportunities

Sorrento Networks has found its gateway into the Caribbean DWDM market through a new reseller agreement with TeleNetworks Broadband Solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, TeleNetworks will