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

Cincinnati Bell reorganizes into two units, lays off 50 employees

As its traditional consumer wireline revenues continue to decline, Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) completed a company restructuring process that eliminated 50 positions. In addition to the job cuts, the

XO (OTC: XOHO.OB) Q3: Revenue, broadband grew amidst decline in net income

XO Communication's (OTC BB: XOHO.OB) Q3 earnings showed that its transition towards a broadband-driven business model is a work in progress. While broadband and IP services are XO's future elements

Neustar wraps up realignment of its management team

Neustar, a provider of policy management and addressing solutions, has completed its management team transition with the election of James Cullen as Chairman of the board and naming current CEO Lisa

Celeno secures $12 million in new funding

Israel-based Celeno Communications, a provider of semiconductors for WiFi home networking gateway devices, has closed a $12 million funding round. Joining the latest funding round is international

Japan considers selling NTT shares in 2011

The Japanese government is mulling a deal to offload shares of the country's incumbent service provider NTT (NYSE: NTT) next year, reports Bloomberg. Citing two government officials close to the

IT companies assemble the Asia Cloud Computing Association

A group of 11 companies representing the computing, software, hardware and service provider communities, including Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ), have pooled

UK's Be Broadband launches 40-plus Mbps bonded DSL service

If you're a UK consumer still waiting for BT (NYSE: BT) to bring Fiber to the Home to your neighborhood, Be Broadband has a near-term alternative that can deliver up to 44 Mbps/5 Mbps over existing

BT could bring FTTX to 17 million homes with the government's help

BT (NYSE: BT) may be making continual progress with its Fiber to the X (FTTX) network rollout, but the incumbent carrier believes it could reach about 90 percent of the country's homes by 2017 if it

Verizon's Virginia region sees spike in customer service complaints

It's no secret that Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) customer support and network infrastructure in its West Virginia market--an issue one could say it resolved when it sold its properties to Frontier (NYSE:

Integra Telecom introduces SIP offering

Integra Telecom's SMB customers will soon be able to take advantage of the advertised cost savings of SIP with the competitive service provider's new SIP Solutions service. Offered as an integrated