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

Bell Aliant Q2 earnings slip slightly, but broadband, IPTV results raise outlook

Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) may have seen a slight 1 percent dip in Q2 2011 revenues to CAD 693 million (USD 734 million), but strong growth in broadband and IPTV drove it to increase its full

Sprint's wireline IP growing pains continue in Q2 as revenues drop 14%

Sprint's (NYSE: S) wireless star may be shining brightly with almost 1 million new wireless subscribers in Q2, but on the wireline side the service provider's results illustrate the challenges of

Democrats ask GAO for price tag on "dig once" fiber installation initiative

A number of House Democrats would like to get a better understanding from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) how much money would be saved on building out new broadband networks by adopting a

GSA migrates email service into Google's cloud

The U.S. government may not be known for its swiftness in making technology transitions, but the General Services Administration (GSA) has bucked that trend by migrating over 17,000 of its employee

Windstream ups business service presence in GA, data center capabilities in NC

Windstream's (Nasdaq: WIN) latest move to expand its business service presence in Columbus, Ga., and a further expansion of its data center services in Raleigh, N.C., illustrates the ILEC's ongoing

AT&T fights copper theft in Atlanta with $3,000 reward

AT&T (NYSE: T) may be continually updating its network to fiber, but its copper-based last mile continues to be a victim of thieves that want to make quick buck. After seeing more than 200 copper

Level 3 revenues rise to $932M, but sees wider losses

Level 3's (Nasdaq: LVLT) ongoing moves to contain costs helped drive up its consolidated Q2 2011 revenue to $932 million, up from $929 million for the first quarter 2011 and $908 million for the

Google starts prep work on Kansas City FTTH network

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) has begun the early planning and engineering work to break ground on its Fiber to the Home (FTTH) projects in Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kansas. "There's still a lot of

Vertical: Ethernet bandwidth is outpacing legacy service bandwidth

While there are still a lot of businesses that have completely let go of their legacy Frame Relay, T1 and ATM services, a new Vertical Systems Group report reveals that Ethernet bandwidth is actually

Frontier employs ADTRAN for next phase of its broadband expansion effort

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) continues to work to convince customers in the new territories it entered into when it bought out Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) lines in 14 rural states last year that it