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

Brazil's Anatel introduces new pro-competition regulations

Brazil's telecom regulator Anatel has put new rules on the table to drive competition in the country's telecom market. Under its General Plan for Competition (PGMC), which it will submit for a 45-day

Vermont's utilities, telcos establish smart grid partnership

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has proposed an ambitious pact with the state's utilities and telcos to establish a broadband-enabled smart grid for the state. Shulmin is confident that the new pact

Verizon Q2: Cloud services and FiOS fuel the wireline engine

Verizon (NYSE: VZ), much like its fellow RBOC counterpart AT&T (NYSE: T), saw its biggest wireline gains in the second quarter from ongoing consumer adoption of its Fiber to the Premises

France Telecom, Free enter rural FTTH pact

France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) has introduced a new measure that will let competitive carriers offer services on its ever-growing Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network in rural areas. Already, France Telecom

Cloud computing can reduce business energy costs by $12.3B, says AT&T, Verdantix study

Businesses looking at cloud computing to offload nonessential functions like e-mail service to a service provider like AT&T (NYSE: T) could achieve $12.3 billion in energy savings and cut out

Calix's Q2 revenue climbs 36.7% to $98 million

With its acquisition of Occam Networks firmly in its pocket, Calix (NYSE: CALX) continues to find financial benefits as second quarter revenue was $98 million, up 36.7 percent over the $71.7 million

Warwick Valley Telephone's Alteva acquisition keeps the ILEC from becoming a PSTN footnote

Warwick Valley Telephone (Nasdaq: WWVY), like many independent telcos, for much of its existence did nothing more than provide good old' PSTN voice service, but its recent acquisition of Alteva is

AT&T U-verse drives new growth, but it wasn't enough to stop Q2 wireline revenue declines

AT&T (NYSE: T) may be seeing continued growth with new consumer IP-based services like U-verse, but that growth wasn't enough to stall a 3.2 percent revenue decline in its Q2 wireline unit's

Dell makes data center statement with Force10 Networks acquisition

Dell's (Nasdaq: DELL) move to acquire Force10 Networks illustrates that the computer company is serious about making a real impact in the growing data center and cloud services market. Being bought

Alcatel-Lucent continues to look at options for its enterprise division

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) is once again going public with the future plans of its enterprise division, a move that would give it some cash to invest back into its core service provider business.