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

CenturyLink brings 25 Mbps broadband service to Flathead Valley, Montana

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) may not have Fiber to the Home ambitions of its larger ILEC counterpart Verizon (NYSE: VZ), but the launch of its 25 Mbps service in Flathead Valley, Mont. shows that the

NTT won't have to divest its fiber assets

Japan's government has high hopes to get every home in the country connected to Fiber to the Home (FTTH) by 2015, but to reach that goal it's not going to require the country's incumbent service

Level 3 ramps up Latin American drive with new referral program

Seeing an increased demand from Latin American service providers to expand into North America and Europe for international bandwidth and multi-site reach, Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT)

HomePlug's smart grid solutions get appliance manufacturers' stamp of approval

HomePlug Powerline Alliance's influence in the emerging smart grid arena continues to grow as the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) gave its thumbs up for the HomePlug's Green PHY

Verizon petitions Maryland, Virginia regulators to stop printing white pages

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) call to not print phone books in Maryland and Virginia, much like the payphone and Sony's decision earlier this year to stop manufacturing the cassette tape Walkman, is an

France's SFR launches premium triple-play offering

French service provider SFR thinks the best way to the broadband consumer's heart is through the set top box (STB). Playing into the idea that users want to view their video content regardless of

AT&T Government Solutions scores $286 million Networx contract with Social Security Administration

AT&T (NYSE: T) Government Solutions has once again found itself in the General Services Administration's (GSA) Networx Universal contract vehicle spotlight as it won a fair opportunity award to

Frontier introduces Frontier Financial Solutions to support business technology upgrades

Frontier (NYSE: FTR) sees its business clientele as its most important customer so it's going to lend them a financial helping hand by creating its new unit Frontier Financial Solutions through a

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