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

Hawaiian Telcom's Q4 2011 gains in business, broadband and wholesale offset landline revenue declines

Hawaiian Telcom (Nasdaq: HCOM) continues to find itself on solid ground as gains in broadband, business and wholesale drove the bulk of its $98.9 million in fourth-quarter 2011 revenue. However,

FairPoint offers early retirement deals to Vermont call center workers

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) is giving 270 of its call center employees in Portland and Burlington, Vt. the option to take an early retirement package. Jeff Nevins, a FairPoint

ADTRAN warns of sluggish 1Q revenues

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN) is feeling the pain of delayed orders and sluggish seasonal service provider spending patterns. The Huntsville, Ala.-based vendor has forecast revenue for the first quarter of

Canada takes cautious approach to increasing foreign telecom ownership

The Canadian Conservative government has moved to give foreign companies a chance to have an ownership stake in its country's telecom companies. However, the government has taken a "cautious

BT Openreach to offer 80 Mbps FTTC download speeds

BT Openreach (NYSE: BT), the operator of the UK telco's wireline network, is going to boost the download speed of its Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) network service. Set to debut in April, the new

Frontier invested over $74M to improve Ohio consumer, business services in 2011

Frontier Communications (Nasdaq: FTR) has been making continued progress in updating the service territories it entered into in July 2010 as a result of its acquisition of Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) former

Ray Hopkins reveals how YES became a regional sports network leader

Ray Hopkins, COO of YES Network, sits down with FierceCable editor Steve Donohue to talk about how the regional sports network defied the odds and became the largest RSN in the United States with

AT&T closes in on Verizon in the U.S. telco TV race

AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may not compete directly in the markets they reside in for video or broadband service, but it appears that Ma Bell is closing in on the lead in terms of

Seaborn Networks to build U.S.-to-Brazil submarine cable network

Seaborn Networks is the latest service provider to lay its stake in the submarine cabling segment with a new system that will provide a direct route between the Unites States and Brazil. Set to go

GSA: 6,400 employees take part in telework event

The General Services Administration (GSA) is finding more and more agencies are embracing a teleworking program for their employees. During the recent national Telework Week event, held from March