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

America Movil's Q3 net sales rise 67% thanks to European expansion

America Movil saw its European expansion efforts bear fruit in the third quarter as it reported a 67 percent increase in total sales from from MXN 18.3 billion (USD 1.4 billion) to MXN 30.6 billion (USD 2.4 billion), the product of a large foreign exchange gain resulting from the stakes bought in European service providers KPN and Telekom Austria.

AT&T to provide TWC SportsNet and Deportes to U-verse subs in Calif.

AT&T beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 30 will start offering Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes to its Southern California U-verse subscribers.

Kordia, Orcon integrate to become Kordia New Zealand

Kordia Group, a New Zealand-based competitive business provider, on Friday integrated its two main telecom businesses, including Kordia Networks and Orcon, under one common brand—Kordia New Zealand.

Time Warner Cable plans $5M broadband spend in Maine

Time Warner Cable customers in Maine will soon have more options for broadband as the cable MSO on Friday announced an initiative to spend over $5 million in a number of the state's cities and towns.

Tellabs announces more layoffs as revenue drops to $264M

Tellabs continued to struggle in Q3 2012, reporting on Thursday that revenue in Q3 2012 was $264 million, down sequentially from $288 million in Q2 2012 and year-over-year from $330 million in the same period a year ago.

AT&T to offer cloud-based storage to federal government agencies

AT&T on Thursday was granted an Authority to Operate for its Synaptic Storage as a Service (SSaaS) from the General Services Administration, allowing it to offer cloud storage services to federal agencies.

AMX-1 submarine cable gets Mexico's regulatory approval

Telmex, the Mexican wireline subsidiary of America Movil, on Thursday got conditional approval from Mexico's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) to begin work on the new AMX-1 submarine cable.

Calix stays hopeful as Q3 revenues rise to $81.3M

Calix on Thursday won a slight victory as the access vendor reported that Q3 revenue rose 3 percent sequentially to $81.3 million.

Sprint's Q3 wireline revenues decline 12% year-over-year

Sprint on Thursday reported that Q3 2012 wireline revenues declined 12 percent year-over-year to $939 million.

Level 3's revenue rise in Q3 driven by core services

Level 3 Communications on Wednesday reported Q3 2012 revenues of $1.59 billion based on ongoing growth in its core network services unit.