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

Ofcom proposes that BT Openreach reduce its wholesale rates

UK wireline service consumers could see a lower monthly bill next year as a result of Ofcom's proposal to have BT Openreach (NYSE: BT) cut the wholesale prices it charges to competitive providers.

tw telecom's Ethernet services enable Core NAP to expand its service reach

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) has won a multi-year contract to provide Core NAP last-mile Ethernet services that will allow the data center provider to expand their reach in the Austin, Texas market. An

Qwest petitions Idaho legislators to change video franchising rules

As Qwest (NYSE: Q) completes its merger with CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), a provider that's been expanding its Prism IPTV service in select markets, it should be no surprise that Qwest wants Idaho and

Enablence enhances service experience with management tools and buyback program

Enablence, a provider of last mile Fiber to the Home and copper-based network equipment, is adding a number of features to improve its customer experience with the addition of new customer service,

Netflix offers video streaming tiers to help Canadian users reduce bandwidth use

Netflix may be bullish on the Canadian video streaming market, having launched its video streaming service in Canada last fall, but the company is being sensitive to the proposed usage based billing

Hawaiian Telcom toys with IPTV, 2010 revenues remain stable

Hawaiian Telcom (Hawtel) may only have been operating as a restructured company for just a few months, but it's anxious to take on the state's main video operator Oceanic Time Warner with its own

NBN Co. appoints IBM as its prime OSS systems integrator

Australia's NBN Co., the operating company of Australia's National Broadband Network project, has named IBM (NYSE: IBM) as its prime systems integrator for its OSS systems. IBM, under the terms of a

Verizon lights up 100 Gbps on parts of its U.S. network

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is going to deploy 100 Gbps technology on select segments of its U.S. backbone network by the end of Q2 2011. Supporting both a mix of emerging enterprise (cloud and Ethernet)

TeliaSonera employees to strike in response to job cuts in Finland customer center

TeliaSonera's (Stockholm: TLSN.ST) employees in Finland aren't happy about the planned job cuts in its customer service unit so they are going to start a five-day strike today. At issue is a plan by

Bell Canada's revised UBB plan is a "Band-Aid," says critics

Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) has decided to rethink its initial Usage Based Billing (UBB) plan for its wholesale ISP customers. The move by Canada's largest incumbent service provider follows a great