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

NTELOS names wireline, FiberNet units "Lumos Networks"

NTELOS (Nasdaq: NTLS) is giving the telecom industry a sneak peek at how its wireline business, which will combine the current NTELOS Wireline and FiberNet units, by announcing that the new publicly

Verizon adds mobile satellite to Private IP to fill in service gaps

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may have one of the largest global IP-based networks, but even they have areas where they just can't reach or are too expensive to deploy--so they are complementing their Private

MTS Allstream's Q2 earnings improve, driving increase in 2011 revenue guidance

MTS Allstream's (Toronto: MBT.TO) Q2 earnings reflect the ongoing challenge of balancing out new growth in broadband and converged IP services with legacy service declines. While MTS Allstream's

PAETEC's Windstream deal faces shareholder scrutiny

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) may have reached a $2.3 billion deal to purchase PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) last week, but the deal is far from done as two law firms are now investigating whether PAETEC sold

UPDATED: TDS Telecom's revenue stays constant at $199M, driven by triple play, managed services

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) is once again seeing the fruits of its broadband and managed services labor pay off as Q2 2011 revenue remained stable at $199 million. From a corporate perspective, Telephone

Telx goes private as ABRY, Berkshire Partners buy provider

Telx, a colocation and interconnection provider, is going private as it reached a deal to be acquired by private equity firms ABRY Partners and Berkshire Partners. As has been the case with other

UPDATED: Cisco aims to reinvigorate service provider sales, hires 2 Juniper execs

As Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) looks to right its ship, the vendor is adding more muscle to its service provider sales force by hiring two key Juniper (NYSE: JNPR) veterans for key sales positions

Verizon's wireline union workers officially go on strike

Verizon Communications' (NYSE: VZ) 45,000 union wireline workers have gone on strike after the two sides failed to reach an agreement for a labor contract that expired Saturday night. This is the

Alcatel-Lucent's patent portfolio could be worth up to $9B

As Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) struggles to find a way to become profitable, analysts believe that the patent portfolio, which is estimated to be worth $9 billion--a sum that, interestingly, is more

Bell Canada's 13.5 % revenue rise in Q2 doesn't impress investors

Bell Canada's (NYSE: BCE) revenues may have risen 13.5 percent year-on-year to CAD 4.36 billion (USD 4.50 billion) in Q2 2011 but unfortunately that wasn't enough to prevent its shares from declining