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

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

Advantage Partners purchases GTA TeleGuam

With many of its goals achieved to privatize and transform GTA TeleGuam into a private multi-service wireless and wireline service provider, Shamrock Capital Advisors has sold its stake in the

Qwest's Euteneuer won't join Sprint until CenturyLink merger is complete

Sprint (NYSE: S) may have found the right candidate to replace current CFO Bob Brust in Qwest's (NYSE: Q) Joseph Euteneuer, but it looks like they're going to have to wait until CenturyLink (NYSE:

Verizon strengthens its utilities bond with National Grid managed services win

Verizon Business (NYSE: VZ) struck an interesting coup this week when it announced that it won a managed communications services deal with electric and gas utility National Grid. The deal has a

BT (NYSE: BT) beats analyst forecasts, raises Q4 outlook

Even though BT's (NYSE: BT) revenue dropped 2.8 percent year-on-year in Q3 to GPB 4.97 billion ($ 8.03 billion), the service provider's dedication to cost cutting and broadband growth drove up

AboveNet brings Metro Ethernet, Core Wave services to the London market

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) has expanded its Metro Ethernet and dynamic Core Wave services in the London metro market. The introduction of these services in the London market complement AboveNet's network

Primus acquires Arbinet for $28 million in stock, sells European holdings

With a new management team in place, Primus Telecommunications is making its first big move by acquiring wholesale telecom exchange service carrier Arbinet Corp. Although the deal still has to pass

Colorado's approval of CenturyLink-Qwest merger hinges on $70 million broadband promise

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Qwest (NYSE: Q) were able cross a bunch of major approvals off their checklist this week to proceed with their merger. Following CLEC Integra Telecom's approval on Monday,

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC): Enterprise technology migrations, wireless backhaul to drive new revenue

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), while suffering the same slowdowns every carrier that serves the business segment faced in the recent recession, was able to do it without making major job or service cuts.