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

Level 3 targets Mexico business and wholesale service opportunities

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) wants to take advantage of potential opportunities to serve the growing presence of service providers and enterprises in Mexico. Offered through its local licensed

Service providers take advantage of the emerging wireless backhaul opportunity

This week we are releasing a new eBook, "Telco Backhaul Strategies: Wireline wholesale carriers feed off the wireless backhaul bonanza." In this eBook, FierceTelecom examines the challenges and

Week in research: Satellite STBs turn a corner; Ethernet access to VPNs gains momentum

Satellite STBs turn a corner: While the worldwide satellite set-top box (STB) market has been in a growth slump in recent years, a new In-Stat report says that that trend is changing, with digital

NTIA: broadband adoption rises to 68%, but expense, low interest remain barriers

A new joint Dept. of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) and National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) report revealed that broadband Internet adoption rose

Hawaiian Telcom union workers strike over new contract concessions

It looks like Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) union workers aren't the only ones unhappy with the terms of their contract as Hawaiian Telcom's (Nasdaq: HCOM) main union, the International Brotherhood of

Colombia names contractors to build its Vive Digital national fiber network

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (MTIC) has awarded Union Temporal Fibra Optica Colombia, a joint venture between TV Azteca and Total Play, a contract to build and

Senate's failure to dismiss net neutrality block measure met with mixed reactions

Service providers like Verizon (NYSE: VZ) that want to get rid of the impending net neutrality rules will now face yet another obstacle as the Democrat-led Senate voted to keep them in place. Despite

Louisiana's pleas to reinstate $80M broadband grant fall on deaf ears

The U.S. Department of Commerce is sticking to its decision to revoke the $80 million broadband grant that Louisiana was going to use to expand broadband availability in the state. In October, the

MTS Allstream: Q3 IP service revenue gains offset by legacy service declines

MTS Allstream (Toronto: MBT) continues to see the growing pains of transforming itself from a legacy TDM-centric telephone company into an IP-centric solutions provider. For the quarter, the service

China Unicom names Alcatel-Lucent as its key GPON equipment broker

China Unicom has launched an ambitious Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) product that will serve 29 provinces in the country. To make this network build a reality, the service provider is going to