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

Frontier pumps $14 million into its Wisconsin broadband network

Frontier (NYSE: FTR) appears to be sticking to its promise to expand broadband access in the rural territories it gained through its purchase of Verizon's lines in 14 states by revealing that it

CenturyLink-Qwest merger gets Minnesota PUC's approval

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Qwest (NYSE: Q) are anxious to complete their merger by April 1, and they came yet another step closer to that goal as the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC)

TDS Telecom will expand IPTV and managed services in 2011

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) is taking a page out of the playbooks of its larger compatriots to transform itself from being another telephone company that only sells PSTN service to become a broadband

France Telecom's embattled former leader Didier Lombard leaves

Didier Lombard, the former Chairman and CEO of France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) who came under fire for a rash of employee suicides during his tenure, has decided to leave. Although Lombard previously said

Verizon's Shammo: 2011 to focus on reducing landline losses, expanding FiOS, cloud services

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may continue to face challenges in dealing with losing landline voice subscribers, but its newly appointed CFO Fran Shammo believes that there's plenty of growth opportunities in

Leichtman Research: U.S. broadband adoption continued to ramp in 2010

Consumers may be willing cut down on expenses like buying lunch, but broadband continues to be one thing they don't mind shelling out money for each month. A new Leichtman Research Group study

Ofcom wants ISPs to be honest about broadband speeds

Ofcom, the UK's telecom regulator, wants to ensure that broadband speeds service providers are advertising are actually getting the speeds that consumers are actually getting. New figures released by

GTA TeleGuam to invest $10 million to expand, improve services in 2011

GTA TeleGuam is sticking to its ongoing network investment strategy with plans to allocate $10 million to enhance its wireline and wireless services. Similar to its 2010 capital spending plan, GTA

CenturyLink sees Qwest merger as path to facilitate business, broadband growth

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) knows that if it's going to stay competitive, it needs to break out of the old telecom regulated mentality. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom

Cisco needs to put focus back on its routing business, say analysts

Following a disappointing financial outlook, investors and analysts are now questioning whether Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) should shed its growing consumer business portfolio and put its energy back into