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

America Movil takes over Latin American TV market lead from DirecTV

America Movil, the telecom conglomerate owned by Carlos Slim, is now the dominant pay-TV provider in Latin America, surpassing satellite provider DirecTV.


TeliaSonera International Carrier selects Infinera for 100G network

TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) on Monday chose Infinera's DTN-X 100G platform for its North American network, giving it the capabilities needed to support its backbone traffic and deliver 100G services to its wholesale customers.

Google puts Fox on its Kansas City TV menu

Google Fiber struck another content coup adding Fox channels to its TV lineup just as the deadline nears for eligible customers in the Dub's Dread neighborhood of Kansas City, Kan. to pick their FTTH service plans.

Swisscom offers free TV for any of its DSL customers

Swisscom on Monday launched a new promotional deal in which any of its existing DSL customers will get a free introductory TV service package.

Sidera extends fiber network to CoreSite's data centers

Sidera may have its own growing colocation and data center business, but it continues to find opportunities to provide fiber connectivity to other providers, and the agreement it signed with CoreSite Realty on Monday is evidence of that trend.

TELUS Q3 data and equipment sales drive up wireline revenues to $1.27B

TELUS reported on Friday that its external wireline revenues rose 3.9 percent to CAD1.27 billion (USD1.27 billion) year-over-year due to an uptick in data service and equipment revenues.

GE gets its natural energy groove on

FierceTelecom's colleagues at FierceEnergy took time to visit GE's FlexEfficiency 60 Truck in Waltham, Mass., where Paul Browning, president & CEO of thermal products at GE Energy, talked about how the product could help power companies manage energy generation more efficiently.

WVT Communications Q3 revenues up 3% on strong UC growth

Revenues at the recently rebranded and relisted WVT Communications rose 3 percent to $7.1 million, up from $6.8 million in Q3 2011.

Frontier to get $29M for West Va. network upgrades

Frontier Communications will be reimbursed over $29 million for its broadband and wireline telephone network upgrades in West Virginia, the telco's largest state.

MTS Allstream earnings get boost from IPTV, IP business services

MTS Allstream reported on Thursday that net Q3 2012 earnings were CAD40.8 million (USD40.8 million) year-over-year for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2012, up from CAD37.0 million (USD36.9 million) from the same period a year ago.